Thousands Of Nursing Home Workers Flood Times Square To Demand a Fair Contract
Thousands of nursing home workers from hundreds of facilities across the state marched from Times Square to SEIU1199 headquarters on Seventh Avenue on Wednesday to tell nursing home owners that they deserve a fair contract with good wages, safe working conditions, affordable, comprehensive health benefits and a dignified retirement. 1199 represents 33,000 nursing home workers from 250 facilities across the Tri-State Area with a contract that expired on September 30th.
Read an Op-Ed from 1199SEIU President George Gresham in the Daily News, and check out coverage of the rally from CBS New York and ABC7 New York. And be sure to click here to sign up for the latest news and info on how you can help these workers win the contract they deserve.