Essential Workers at Centers Health Care Nursing Homes in Buffalo & Corning to hold Informational Pickets on Friday, January 22January 19, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: April Ezzell, 1199SEIU Communications | 716-449-1620
Caregivers set to protest low wages, poor benefits, and inadequate staffing levels in fight for contract and call for industry reform
WHO: Essential Nursing Home Workers
WHAT: Informational Picket
WHEN: Friday, January 22, 2021
Buffalo sites are 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Corning site is 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
WHERE: Buffalo Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation at 1014 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14209
Ellicott Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation at 200 7th St, Buffalo, NY 14210
Corning Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation at 205 East 1st St, Corning, NY 14830
WHY: Essential Caregivers demand a living wage, better staffing and benefits amid COVID-19 pandemic from Centers Health Care. Centers Health Care is the largest nursing home operator in New York state with facilities in New Jersey and Rhode Island.
1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East is the largest and fastest-growing healthcare union in America. We represent over 400,000 nurses and caregivers throughout Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Washington, D.C. and Florida. Our mission is to achieve quality care and good jobs for all.