1199 caregivers at five HealthBridge nursing homes in Connecticut began strikes on July 3 over unfair labor practices after the company unlawfully ended negotiations and unilaterally implemented what it claimed was its “last, best and final” offer.
After 6 and a half hours of debate, the Connecticut State Senate passed legislation on May 3rd that grants family child care providers and home care workers the right to negotiate with the state for better pay and benefits and improved training.
As pressure from residents, family members, community members and elected officials mounts — and the number of citations from the CT Department of Public Health and National Labor Relations Board
Home care consumers and workers gathered on Thursday, March 29 to celebrate the formation of CT Home Care United, the first-ever union for Connecticut’s in-home care providers, a new chapter of the state’s largest union of health care workers, District 1199, SEIU.
Home care consumers and workers gathered on March 29th to celebrate the formation of CT Home Care United, the first-ever union for Connecticut’s in-home care providers, a new division of District 1199, SEIU.
On Monday, March 19th, State Representative Kevin Ryan came to the 1199 Training Fund office to meet with members and a Training Fund instructor regarding proposed legislation that will substantially
In its “Know Your Trustees” series, NYU Local has this profile of Daniel Straus, one of the owners of HealthBridge – which has illegally locked out 100 caregivers in Milford
Our consumers support us because they know that by improving the standards of our jobs, we can reduce turnover and continue working together with them to improve the quality and accessibility of care. Watch this video clip to hear testimony from consumers and workers about the difference a union would make in their lives.
Connecticut’s home care workers and personal care assistants are forming a union – and our consumers support us! Check out the video above to learn why!