Strike deadline set in CT nursing home dispute

NH Healthbridge Rally 2012_4.23.19“More than 2,500 workers at 20 nursing homes across the state have set a May 1st deadline to walk off the job unless the state addresses wages and what workers say are increasingly difficult working conditions.

Nursing home workers, SEIU 1199 New England leadership, legislators, Sen. Richard Blumenthal and a faith leader held a news conference Monday at the Legislative Office Building to demand wage increases, accountability of staffing ratios and protection of quality health care services for Connecticut’s nursing home residents. Watch the Facebook video here for more:

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https://www.wfsb.com/video-nursing-home-workers-prepare-to-strike/video_aff434a4-c3f8-54a8-9b1f-c4415b2e84fb.html

https://www.wtnh.com/news/politics/2-500-nursing-home-workers-vote-to-strike-20-nursing-homes/1927703094

Nursing home workers set May 1 strike deadline

Nursing home, members of SEIU 1199 New England preparing for strike

https://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Thousands-of-workers-threaten-to-strike-at-20-13769645.php

https://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Strike-deadline-set-in-CT-nursing-home-dispute-13769136.php

https://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Thousands-of-workers-threaten-to-strike-at-20-13769645.php

https://news.bloomberglaw.com/daily-labor-report/conn-nursing-home-workers-threaten-strike-over-low-pay?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=DLNW&utm_campaign=0000016a-2225-dc94-a3ff-23ff9f110002

https://kicks1055.com/thousands-of-connecticut-nursing-home-workers-plan-to-strike/

https://www.wnpr.org/post/connecticut-nursing-home-workers-plan-strike-they-demand-higher-wages

https://www.journalinquirer.com/connecticut_and_region/nursing-home-workers-poised-to-strike-over-wages-staffing-levels/article_412653d6-5d94-11e9-bb4a-33668d3561c5.html

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