Following up on a report and legislation introduced last week that offers a path to improve nursing home accountability in terms of spending, staffing and reporting, over 100 nursing home workers gathered in Harrisburg on March 18 to build support with lawmakers.
Pennsylvania nursing homes made $500 million in profit in 2011 but a new report shows that nearly one in three failed to spend all of the state funding intended for residents on actual resident care.
Beaver County Commissioners announced plans to sell the County’s nursing home in December. They said $5 million would need to be cut from the home’s budget in order for them to reconsider. Workers quickly came together and formed a committee to come up with a proposal, making the hard decisions necessary to achieve those kinds of cuts.
On Tuesday, February 5 and Wednesday, February 6, we will begin our next bargaining session with GLC and Extendicare in Harrisburg. To show them our strength in numbers, almost 3,000 of us signed our All In Unity petition.
On Tuesday, January 15, nearly 7,000 nursing home workers began bargaining new union contracts. Together, we are aiming to improve resident care, achieve family-sustaining wages and benefits and gain access to training opportunities that will help make our nursing home …
On Tuesday, January 15, nearly 7,000 nursing home workers will begin bargaining new union contracts. Together, we are aiming to improve resident care, achieve family-sustaining wages and benefits and gain access to training opportunities that will help make our nursing home jobs high quality careers
After a two and a half years of trying to gain employer recognition for their union, nursing home workers at Broomall Presbyterian Village overwhelmingly ratified their contract on Friday, December 21, 2012.
With over 7,000 nursing home members in our union, we all have a different story to tell. Meet Kerri Baker, a CNA from Lafayette Manor in Uniontown, and hear her story.
This winter, over 7,000 nursing home workers and members of SEIU Healthcare PA from each corner of the state will come together to negotiate new contracts in 2013. Together with their allies, we ready to lead the way to achieve better care for our …
Hundreds attend a candlelight vigil at Valley View Nursing Home to protest Blair County Commissioners’ plans to put the home up for sale.
On March 23rd and 26th, CNAs, LPNs, dietary workers, housekeepers and other workers at Langhorne Gardens Rehabilitation and Nursing in Lanhorne, PA voted to join our union.
Caregivers at Allegheny Lutheran Home, a nursing home in Johnstown, voted to unite for a voice at work and quality care for their residents.
On December 10th, caregivers at Extendicare Meadowcrest Nursing Center in Bethel Park, PA voted to join our union. They join over 500 union members from five other Extendicare facilities in Pennsylvania.
Fueled by the desire for more respect and the need to make improvements in resident care, nearly 140 workers at the Broomall Presbyterian Village nursing home in Delaware County voted overwhelmingly to form a union with SEIU Healthcare Pennsylvania.