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  • Personal Care Attendants Engage in Civil Disobedience at the LOB to Denounce State’s Broken Promises on Health Insurance Stipend for Home Care Providers
    On Wednesday, March 1st, in the Legislative Office Building, home care providers, Union leaders, and community partners rally and engage in civil disobedience to denounce the State of Connecticut’s failure to deliver on the health insurance stipend benefit won in our PCA Union contract. Over 1,500 of the state’s 11,000 independent waiver personal care attendants covered by the Union contract will be left without the insurance stipend, which adds up to $1,950 for full-time, to pay for their Read more...
  • Coalition Highlights Needed Investments in DOC to Create True “Second Chance Society”
    Justice Reinvestment Coalition advocates held a press conference on Friday, February 24th, at 3:30 PM in Hearing Room 1D of the Legislative Office Building. Advocates and partners highlighted the Coalition’s funding proposals addressing the staffing crisis, improving medical attention, mental health supports, and reentry programs, while providing more oversight throughout DOC healthcare. The Coalition is calling for increases of $30 million to address the staff shortages, $20 million to improve Read more...
  • Long-Term Care Workers Hold Press Conference Demanding “$25 for 2025”
    Long-term care workers – including group home workers, home care providers, and nursing home workers – held a press conference on Tuesday, February 7th in Hearing Room 1C of the Legislative Office Building. Workers demand “$25 for 2025”, and other protections that will lift Connecticut’s frontline caregivers out of poverty and improve services. In anticipation of Governor Ned Lamont’s annual budget address, long-term care workers providing direct care in Connecticut’s nursing homes, group Read more...
  • 1199 PCAs at the Capitol 3.10.22CMS Funding Approval for PCAs a Boost for Health Care and Paid Time Off
    SEIU 1199NE has learned that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approved federal funding for the home care Personal Care Attendant (PCA) contract in Connecticut. This approval marks the first time that PCAs will have access to a stipend to offset the cost of purchasing health insurance, which thousands of PCAs do not currently have as they earn more than the limit to qualify for HUSKY or Covered CT. This approval also will provide the first-ever paid time off benefits, and Read more...

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