Caregivers picket nursing home

GUTTENBERG – Nursing home caregivers from Alaris Health at Boulevard East held an informational picket in front of their workplace on the afternoon of Monday, May 19 to protest an alleged plan to demolish the facility and build a high-rise apartment complex.
Caregivers also raised concerns about a lack of affordable family health benefits and their employer’s failure to bargain in good faith with their union, 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East.
In addition to employees of the nursing home, caregivers from other facilities joined the protest and spoke in support, along with representatives of the union and People’s Organization for Progress.

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