Watch as Adelina Ramos, a Certified Nursing Assistant testifies before the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis to the challenges that the coronavirus pandemic has posed to nursing home residents and staff and what measures can be adopted to ensure nursing homes are better equipped to protect residents and staff in the future.
The downside to legislating during campaign season looks like the union-backed fliers asking why incumbent House members “turned their back” on nursing home residents during COVID-19 that hit doorsteps this month. In a normal year, interest groups can punish or reward lawmakers for action or inaction in the year gone by, but by the time
Nearly 50 members of 1199 who live and work in the Pawtucket and Central Falls area gathered at a forum last night to describe the harmful impact that budget cuts have had on the people that we serve, as well as on our own families. The forum was attended by four area State Representatives —
On Thursday, December 15th, dozens of 1199 members from the ARC of Blackstone Valley — along with allies from other unions and advocates for the developmentally disabled — held a press conference at the RI State House to call on the General Assembly to restore over $24 million in funds that were cut last year