Union health care workers from the New England Health Care Employees Union, SEIU 1199NE, held an info picket at the Capitol and then hand deliver a petition letter from our rank-and file executive board members to Gov. Ned Lamont’s office.
What: Info picket and delivery of petition letter to fund long-term care service so that workers can count on affordable health care and a pension, and refill 1,000 vacant state health care and mental health positions
When: Tuesday, April 26, starting at 11:00 AM
Where: Connecticut State Capitol; 210 Capitol Avenue in Hartford
Who: SEIU District 1199 New England health care workers including nursing home caregivers, group home direct support staff, home care PCAs and state workers from multiple agencies
Media Contact: Pedro Zayas, firstname.lastname@example.org, 860-830-2478
District 1199, SEIU, New England Health Care Employees Union