Nurses, CNAs, and other workers from two Rhode Island nursing homes owned by Genesis HealthCare Corporation are outraged over a demand from management that they pay thousands of dollars more in health care costs. On March 5 and 6, they voted overwhelmingly – by a count of 140 to 7 – to reject management’s plan, and
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Nearly 50 members of 1199 who live and work in the Pawtucket and Central Falls area gathered at a forum last night to describe the harmful impact that budget cuts have had on the people that we serve, as well as on our own families. The forum was attended by four area State Representatives —
Dozens of nursing home workers – from nurses to CNAs and Housekeepers – who work for Genesis HealthCare in Greenville held a spirited picket line in the rain on Wednesday, December 7th to protest Genesis’s attempt to force them to accept a health care plan that exposes them to unlimited costs for major medical expenses