Union Home Care Workers Win 7.5% Increase in Hazard Pay All home care workers protected by District 1199’s union contract with Connecticut’s Department of Social Services and Department of Developmental Services will receive a lump sum of hazard pay in the amount of 7.5% for all hours worked in the months of April, May and
Wearing a mask and speaking through a megaphone, Jesse Martin prompted a crowd that had gathered outside the state Department of Public Health building in Hartford late Thursday afternoon. “What do we want?” he asked. “Hazard pay!” the crowd yelled back. “When do we want it?” “Now!” Martin, vice president of labor union SEIU 1199NE,
Service Employees International Union President Mary Kay Henry, who leads the second largest union in the United States, has a message for Democratic candidates for president: Don’t think you are going to get our support by simply marching with workers on the “Fight for 15” picket lines. In a speech she is scheduled to give Wednesday in
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