Pittsburgh, PA (May 18, 2018) – Allegheny Health Network (AHN) officials today announced plans to implement a $15 per hour minimum wage for employees by 2021.
Composed of eight hospitals, four health + wellness pavilions and hundreds of additional care sites across the western Pennsylvania region, AHN employs approximately 19,000 health care professionals. The organization’s decision to increase its minimum wage reflects the network’s ongoing assessment of the market and commitment to providing a highly-competitive compensation and benefits packages for employees at every level.
“Allegheny Health Network has transformed itself into a financially strong, market-leading provider of advanced medical care and we are excited to reward our talented and dedicated employees for the critical roles they play in our success and for the exceptional care and services they provide to our patients and the community,” said Melissa Ferraro, AHN SVP for Human Resources.
Among the benefits that AHN offers its employees include comprehensive health insurance plan options, a recently-implemented 401K retirement savings plan with a percentage match by AHN, paid time off and tuition assistance for career development.
“At AHN, we are extremely proud of our role as a leading employer in the region and of the commitment we have made to providing gainful employment and career opportunities at all levels of our diverse workforce,” Ferraro said.