A federal judge intends to grant an injunction filed by the National Labor Relations Board that would put approximately 600 workers back on the job at five nursing homes in Connecticut.
Unions in nursing homes may be headed for a new level of negative exposure given the latest flare-up in the eternal battle that has waged in Connecticut. It has already brought partisan criticism to the highest level: the White House.
A nursing home management group that locked out 100 workers from a facility Tuesday says unionized employees are picketing illegally. As a result, it is threatening to lock out 700 more.