A worker walkout at Weinberg Campus in New York this week found an unusual ally: the nonprofit senior health community’s chief executive officer.
Permanent nursing home closures may loom with ‘defining moment’ at hand, providers and union warn
Jessica R. Towhey
Mar 07, 2023
Labor and management are in lockstep that the 5% Medicaid reimbursement increase proposed by New York’s governor will not do nearly enough to alleviate the pressures facing nursing homes.
Union pickets over nursing home related-party concerns
Jun 02, 2022
An East coast-based employee union is accusing a nursing home chain of using self-dealing contracts to increase profits instead of appropriately providing for residents and workers.
Union authorizes strike over conditions nursing homes say they’ve already met
Apr 14, 2022
Union members representing more than 400 nursing home workers at five Connecticut are threatening to strike next week over wages, retirement benefits and “unfair labor practices.”
After acquiring NJ properties from Genesis, Complete Care gets hit with labor board complaints
Jul 21, 2021
A major union announced Tuesday it had filed charges with the National Labor Relations Board against Complete Care Management over concerns about how the company is spending supplemental Medicaid funding...
Massive strike averted: Operators, state, union reach deal to give workers ‘unprecedented wage increases’
May 17, 2021
Dozens of Connecticut nursing home operators are breathing a sigh of relief after an initial deal was reached that would give workers “unprecedented wage increases” over the next several years.
Can massive nursing homes strike be averted? That’s the $280 million question
May 12, 2021
An additional $280 million in funding for nursing homes — including a 10% boost for Medicaid and a 4.5% wage increase — has been proposed by Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont (D) in an effort to avert a...
State has enough money to avoid nursing home worker strike, top lawmakers believe
May 06, 2021
Connecticut long-term care operators and staff are both feeling reassured after state lawmakers expressed confidence in the legislature’s ability to find additional funding to help prevent a planned...
Operators of 33 nursing homes face strike threat from 3,400 workers who want $20 per hour, PPE stockpiled
May 04, 2021
Three Connecticut nursing home operators could be facing significant staffing shortages after thousands of workers announced plans to strike.
State news for November 2014
Nov 01, 2014
MISSISSIPPI — Postal inspectors allege nursing home employees here and in California may have unwittingly referred families and residents seeking help with Medicaid and veterans’ benefits to an...