A nursing home’s role is to care for its patients, not compromise their health. Yet, across Connecticut, a number of facilities have come up short in fulfilling this most basic function. Check out this session from WNPR regarding in-depth look at this issue.
Below are various articles relevant to the State, 1199 and the work we do! Lamont Administration Begins To Take Shape https://www.ctnewsjunkie.com/archives/entry/20190102_lamont_administration_begins_to_take_shape1/ Governor-elect Ned Lamont stayed busy during the holidays last week filling out a number of key administrative appointments as he heads toward his Jan. 9 inauguration. Lamont names Bye to lead Office
Your hard work and dedication proved to be essential for our success in the highly contested 2018 midterm elections. Connecticut will be a better place now that progressive candidates have been secured for office, at least for the next couple of years. Union members and their families all across the nation turned out to vote
Waterbury, CT – Dozens of picketing caregivers denounced illegal changes in compensation and benefits, and severe cuts in residential services implemented by Priority Healthcare Group as the operator of Waterbury Gardens. Priority Healthcare Group made cuts to nursing staff, as well as laundry, housekeeping and dietary services over the last six months, while also refusing
All Union Brothers and Sisters are Invited! RSVP by January 30th 2018 to: Ivonne Hamm -1st V.P. UHP Local 3837 OR Kathy Cooper – CBTU CT Chapter President CBTU is a non-partisan organization Does not endorse candidates Does support issues that impact our members and communities Offers: Trainings and Scholarships Serves as a bridge
The Connecticut chapter of the Women’s March will be joined by partners, artists and activists to celebrate one year of resistance and to launch the collective 2018 Women’s March agenda. An event is scheduled for Saturday, January 20th, from 12:30 to 3 pm, with a march beginning at 12:30 from the north side of the
‘Popcorn & Paid Leave’ presents, “Zero Weeks”, a film that explores America’s paid leave crisis. Following Workers who are forced to choose between keeping their job or being with a new baby, beating cancer, or tending to an aging parent, the film makes an economic, medical, business and social case for paid family and medical
A Quality Home Care Council Home caregivers provide the critical assistance that allows consumers to live independently in their own homes, yet the home care system is riddled with challenges for consumers and caregivers alike. Most caregivers receive low wages, no health insurance, and no sick or vacation time—conditions that result in high turnover and