Unionized nursing homes 78% more likely to comply with illness, injury reporting, study finds
Sep 06, 2023
Nursing homes that are unionized are more likely to report workplace injury and illness information, according to a new study. Adam Dean, PhD, a professor of political science at the George Washington...
When judges play favorites
Aug 27, 2023
The National Labor Relations Board gave skilled care operators another kick to the gut Friday.
Also in the News for Monday, Aug. 7
Aug 07, 2023
Unions pump $50M into refreshed ‘Care Can’t Wait’ campaign … Staffing agency discriminated against job seekers based on race, sex and disability: EEOC … Walking 25 minutes a day is enough to...
New union voice joins fight for nursing home staffing minimums
Jul 14, 2023
Leaders of two major unions brought out the top brass and dug deep into their ranks so that nursing home staff, family members and a current resident could share the ways understaffing has affected them...
A modest staffing proposal
Apr 30, 2023
With Labor Day upon us again, I think it’s as good a time as any to offer a suggestion that might fuel improvement.
Workers to picket facility with owners under state investigation
Mar 30, 2023
Nursing home workers at the 142-bed Comprehensive Rehabilitation & Nursing Center at Williamsville in Williamsville, NY, are planning to picket Friday.
How not to play the race card
Mar 26, 2023
A major union made its long-term care strategy pretty clear in a recent blog. It wants more women to sign up. But one of the piece’s assertions is unlikely to help much.
Also in the News for Tuesday, Jan. 3
Jan 03, 2023
CNA on way home from Buffalo-area nursing home among those killed in Christmas weekend blizzard … Welltower partner Integra assigns ProMedica facilities to 15 regional operators, “evaluating opportunistic...
The carrot vs. the stick
Oct 06, 2022
As many states have moved to tighten regulations in lockstep with the federal focus on nursing home reform, there’s often been an unexpected guest at the negotiating table.
Also in the News for Thursday, Sept. 22
Sep 22, 2022
Union approval ratings increase nationally…Northwest Indiana CCRC to lay off 71 workers as it closes SNF component…Washington state and New York City LTC staff unaffected by lifting of COVID-19 states...