When the pandemic struck, the majority of the nation’s nursing homes were losing money, some were falling into disrepair, and others were struggling to attract new occupants, leaving many of them ill equipped to protect workers and residents as the coronavirus raged through their properties. Their troubled state was years in the making. Decades of ownership
In leiu of May 1st strike, 1199 members held a press conference and a lobby day – nursing home workers deserve better!
Watch the press conference here!
Nursing home workers and SEIU 1199 New England leadership will hold a press conference on Wednesday, May 1st at 4:00 PM in Room 1D at the LOB to provide updates on the strike vote pending at 20 facilities. Caregivers are demanding wage increases, accountability of staffing ratios and protection of quality health care services for