We did it! We have a tentative agreement for our very first home care contract! By uniting as a union, we became stronger together and gained an effective voice to speak up for ourselves and our consumers. More than a hundred home care workers participated in the negotiations with the State that led to this
The U.S. Supreme Court recently upheld the Affordable Care Act as constitutional, expanding care to 32 million Americans, protecting consumers from a range of insurance company abuses, creating competitive marketplaces in states for individuals to purchase lower-cost insurance, and improving the quality of health care.
Connecticut’s home care workers and personal care assistants are forming a union – and our consumers support us! Check out the video above to learn why!
Back-to-back actions by locked-out caregivers and residents’ family members from HealthBridge’s West River Health Center in Milford, CT are making news headlines in Connecticut and New York. The New Haven Register reported on a candlelight vigil in Milford on Sunday, January 29th, where residents’ family members spoke out about their concern for their loved ones:
On November 21, Wethersfield Health Center 1199 members delivered over 300 petition signatures to CT Department of Social Services Commissioner Roderick Bremby’s office, urging DSS to keep our community’s nursing home OPEN. The petitions – signed by nursing home residents, family members, and workers – ask the State to say ‘NO’ to the Healthbridge owners’