Dozens of healthcare workers picketed a nursing home where they are trying to get a first contract
- 10/10/2012 by Jose Santiago (WBAI)
In Elizabeth, New Jersey today, dozens of workers picketed outside the Plaza Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, whose nursing home houses senior citizens no longer able to live alone.
The workers are new members of Local 1199 SEIU, which has been attempting to negotiate a new contract with the nursing home.
As they picketed today, WBAI’s Jose Santiago spoke with Milly Silva, Executive Vice President of 1199 SEIU…