Facilities’ bankruptcy filing marks latest twist in Connecticut nursing home strike
Feb 26, 2013
The five Connecticut nursing homes involved in a high-profile workers strike filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Monday, citing monthly losses from contracts with union workers.
7,000 Pennsylvania nursing home workers negotiating new contracts
Jan 17, 2013
A 150-person negotiating committee representing nearly 7,000 Pennsylvania nursing home workers met on Tuesday with representatives of major operators such as Golden Living, Genesis HealthCare, Reliant...
NLRB: Judge will grant injunction against owners in long-running nursing homes’ strike
Dec 13, 2012
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.
Nursing home managers lock out 100 union members, threaten 700 more
Dec 15, 2011
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.
Long-term care groups fight National Labor Relations Board on collective bargaining issue
Mar 09, 2011
More than 50 long-term care organizations banded together Tuesday in an effort to maintain current collective bargaining procedures for healthcare unions. A National Labor Relations Board proposal would...
Labor pains: Craig Becker’s troubling prescription for long-term care facilities
Lane W. Imberman
Jan 19, 2011
Administrators at nursing homes and other long-term care facilities are awakening to the fact that while unions lost their battle in Congress for the Employee Free Choice Act—the “card-check”...
Former SEIU President Andy Stern denies reports that he is under federal investigation
Sep 29, 2010
Former labor leader Andy Stern Tuesday has rejected as false news reports that the FBI and Labor Department are investigating him in connection with corruption at his former employer, the Service Employees...
Long-term care, labor reportedly agree to compromise on healthcare reform
Jan 19, 2010
The White House, in the final rounds of healthcare reform negotiations, reportedly has gained a few more concessions from a number of stakeholders, including long-term care and unions.
New, massive nurses union holds founding convention
Dec 09, 2009
National Nurses United, the newly formed, major union for nurses, held its inaugural meeting Monday. Delegates to the founding convention elected officers and adopted a constitution.
Nurses’ unions lose support of key senator in card-check battle
Oct 20, 2009
Nurses’ unions hoping to see the Employee Free Choice Act become law have lost an important ally.