1199 Members, Many of you have seen news reports indicating that the recently passed state budget included $450 million in savings related to state employees, so we thought it was
Union officers and caregivers are working together with administrators from Genesis HealthCare to secure the jobs of approximately 2,000 caregivers and nursing home services for 1,400 residents. State policy mandates
Gov. Ned Lamont signed legislation on Tuesday, June 25th that will establish an employee-funded family and medical leave program in Connecticut. 1199 Member and PCA, Kharlene Wonder gave a compelling
Strike deadline remains in effect, pending contract settlements with nursing home owners Nursing home workers cheered a new funding proposal of Medicaid increases for nursing homes rates that was endorsed
Healthcare Safe Staffing Task Force Recommends Adding 253 Frontline Positions to Meet Basic Needs of Inmate Care at DOC
Reaching safe staffing levels to provide basic inmate healthcare in Connecticut’s prisons would require hiring 253 additional caregivers. That is the recommendation conveyed Thursday by a task force constituted by
#STRIKE #CTNursingHomes More than 2,500 nursing home caregivers will be forced to walk out of their jobs on June 3rd until proper funding is provided to raise their take-home pay.
Mayor Luke Bronin writes in today’s Hartford Courant in support of raising wages for nursing home caregivers:
State nursing home workers deserve a modest raise Luke Bronin and Rob Baril Every day, over 1,300 Hartford residents go to work to care for the sick, the elderly, and
In leiu of May 1st strike, 1199 members held a press conference and a lobby day – nursing home workers deserve better!
Watch the press conference here!
HARTFORD – Today, as part of the Trump administration’s ongoing attack against working people and Medicaid, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a rule that denies more