Not even a downpour and a tornado warning could keep DC homecare workers from gathering October 15.
A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE 2014 FIGHT FOR: Back Wages, a Living Wage, Overtime, Sick Time and Respect on the Job
Despite union-busting tactics from management, homecare workers at Nursing Enterprises Inc. vote overwhelmingly to become members of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East. Afterward, NEI employees continue to advocate for owed wages and proper benefits.
Homecare Workers Michael Thompson and Abraham Takoh attend Home Care Rising Summit in St. Louis, Missouri
DC homecare workers Abraham Takoh and Michael Thompson were among those who attended the Home Care Workers Rising Summit held in St. Louis, Missouri.
Information about the campaign by DC homecare workers was distributed at the Greenbelt Labor Day Festival and Parade on Saturday, August 30th and our banner was carried in the parade on the holiday.
At a Labor Day weekend service at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Silver Spring, DC homecare worker Michael Thompson told those gathered how he worked for three months this year without pay, caring for a very sick patient who has no other source of assistance.