As Golden Living workers at 26 facilities started preparing to negotiate a new statewide contract in the fall, Licensed Practical Nurses from various facilities decided that they too wanted to have a voice for themselves and for their residents.
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, 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 …
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.
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.