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Mar 30, 2022
Caregivers postpone strike as management returns to the bargaining table.
NJ caregivers will picket Complete Care nursing home after company fired a union activist & ignored arbitrator’s order
Mar 24, 2022
Damian Rivera, a union delegate (shop steward) and CNA at Complete Care at Marcella Center in Burlington Twp., was fired the day after he…
Ascension Living, Largest Non-Profit Catholic Health System Issues Disciplinary Notices to Lewiston Nursing Home Workers Who Participated in One-Day Strike!
Mar 22, 2022
Probationary Caregivers At Local Facility Written Up By St. Louis Based Ascension Living, 1199SEIU Files Unfair Labor Practice Charge Today
PUBLIC ADVOCATES, CLERGY, ELECTED OFFICIALS, JOIN 1199SEIU WORKERS AT RALLY & MARCH URGING GOVERNOR HOCHUL TO GIVE HOME CARE WORKERS A PERMANENT RAISE – NOW!
Mar 21, 2022
It’s time for New York to invest in this critical workforce, not ignore the plight of tens of thousands of home care workers—the vast…
CWA, 1199SEIU Kick Off Contract Bargaining With Kaleida Health By Presenting Proposals To Address Critical Staffing Shortages Across Multiple Hospitals, Nursing Home
Mar 17, 2022
Union members outlined 5 priorities for new contract, including increased staffing and wages, job security, restoring dignity and respect on…
CWA, 1199SEIU Kick Off Kaleida Health Bargaining with Proposals to Address Severe Staffing Shortages Fueled by Pandemic
Mar 16, 2022
At a 4:00 pm press conference, bargaining committee will provide a debrief on their first meeting with Kaleida and workers’ key goals for…
Nov 28, 2018
QUEENSBURY — Low pay and expensive health insurance is leaving the Centers nursing homes understaffed, workers said as they picketed outside…
Nov 27, 2018
A timeline for the shutdown of Emerald South Nursing & Rehabilitation Center has been set, with closure expected by late January.
Nov 13, 2018
The New York State Department of Health appointed The Grand Healthcare System to operate Emerald North and Emerald South Nursing and…
Oct 17, 2018
NEW YORK, N.Y.—Jonathan Smith, head of the New York Metro Area Postal Union, entered the Hunts Point Station post office in the Bronx on the…
Oct 16, 2018
Health care employment in the state increased by more than 18% in the past 10 years, more than double the growth rate of overall employment,…
Oct 15, 2018
The CMS is looking to increase its oversight of post-acute care settings through new civil money penalties on nursing home staff and a new…