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Workers at 33 nursing homes threaten to strike starting May 14

The union maintains that workers at 51 nursing homes have remained on the job so far despite their contracts having expired on March 15.

Nursing home strike in Connecticut averted

SEIU 1199 New England, the union representing more than a thousand caregivers at 20 facilities, said it has agreed to a new contract through 2021.

Lamont offers nursing home workers raises in face of looming strike

Nursing homes that serve Medicaid patients would receive a 2% rate increase in July 2019, a 1% bump in October 2020 and a 1% raise in January 2021.

Nursing home strike deadline set for June 3

Five more nursing homes with 600-plus workers may be joining the strike once their voting process has concluded.

May 1 nursing home strike called off as talks continue

At issue are wages – SEIU is seeking raises of 4 percent in 2019 and another 4 percent in 2020 – and inadequate staffing ratios at nursing homes.