The Hartford Courant is reporting that the State of Connecticut: has denied permission for Wethersfield Health Care Center to close, even as the owners of the nursing home have been aggressively
On the day their union contract was set to expire, health care workers employed by Waterbury Hospital demonstrated their anger at the status of contract bargaining (which began on January
NLRB Issues Federal Complaint against HealthBridge for Unlawful Lockout and Bad Faith Bargaining, Orders Trial
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a sweeping federal Complaint today against HealthBridge Management/Care One, saying the long-term care corporation “failed and refused to bargain in good faith with
By standing together and speaking out at negotiations, a new group 1199 members at the May Institute, who joined the union in September 2011 by a vote of 66 to 18, fought
More than one hundred 1199 members from Waterbury Hospital – along with our community allies – packed the Waterbury Board of Aldermen meeting last Tuesday, February 21. We called on
Personal care attendants in Connecticut are now ready to choose a union to advocate for our consumers and our families.
Kicking off the 2012 elections, hundreds of 1199 and other SEIU members gathered at our annual Political Action Conference in mid-January, held at Central Connecticut State University. “It’s important for
In a letter dated February 13, HealthBridge has threatened to close all of its union facilities in Connecticut, putting 1200 nursing home residents at risk of eviction to serve corporate greed and increase its investors’ profits.
Since the LHP Hospital Group – a Texas-based for-profit hospital group owned in part by a private equity firm – first proposed taking over and merging Waterbury and St. Mary’s Hospitals,
Last week, the Hartford Courant published a shameful editorial siding with the rich owners of HealthBridge who locked out nursing home workers two months ago. Their column even advised locked-out workers