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This morning-- we're waiting to see if the anthony jordan health center will agree to a settlement accepted by its worker's union. the settlement was drawn up by a federal mediator. negotiations for a new contract between the union and company started back in november. right now-- we're working to find out the details of the settlement-- but union officials say it's both sensitive to the health center's financial concerns while providing employees with yearly pay raises. later today-- families
The Jordan Health Center was one of the first community health service providers in America.
Unionized Anthony Jordan Health Center workers have agreed to a proposal set forth by a federal mediator in contract negotiations with the health system, the workers announced Thursday.
Today, Thursday, May 31, at 12:00 p.m. Anthony L. Jordan Health Center workers will hold a press conference outside the facility to discuss the worker-accepted Federal Mediator’s settlement proposal, pertinent updates, and next steps.
(Update, May 30) – Anthony L. Jordan Health Center employees, represented by 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, have announced they’ve accepted a federal mediator’s proposal to re-negotiate employee contracts, following months-long negotiations with the center.
The Greater New York Hospital Association is supporting the Opioid Workforce Act of 2018, a bipartisan measure introduced in both houses of Congress last week. The legislation, which GNYHA helped lawmakers craft along with the Association of American Medical Colleges, would fund the training of more doctors to combat the nation's growing opioid epidemic.
To send an aging parent or loved one to live in a nursing homes is a difficult, often heart-wrenching decision. It is self-evident why most seniors' first preference is to remain at home for as long as possible, to be cared for by family or a professional caregiver in a familiar, loving environment. Yet there often comes a time in life, due to declining health or the lack of an available family caregiver, where seeking 24/7 care at skilled nursing facility becomes the last, best option.
This week, hundreds of 1199 SEIU hospital workers and students conducted a petition walk at NYU Tisch, delivering nearly 3,000 signatures from 1199 caregivers, and a letter to Dr. Robert I. Grossman, Dean and Chief Executive Officer of NYU Langone Health, demanding that a written guarantee be given that NYU will not seek to withdraw from the 1199 health, pension, child care and education funds in the union’s successor contract.
For a period of 40 years, something managed to keep inequality in check in the United States. From 1940 to 1980, the richest 1 percent took home 9 percent of the wealth generated by the economy. Today, just as they did in the 1920s, the top 1 percent grabs about double that share. Surprisingly, the cause of this midcentury “Great Compression” has been largely neglected by economists, with many of them casually dismissing the role of unions.
Members of 1199SEIU crowded into the reception area of NYU Langone Health's executive offices Tuesday to deliver a petition demanding that the hospital guarantee that it will not attempt to withdraw from any of the union's benefit funds during upcoming contract negotiations.