May 24th: Nursing Home Workers Rally in 4th Statewide Day of Action As Pressure Grows for Response to Staffing Crisis and Low Wages

May 25, 2022
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As the Governor Calls for Nursing Home Worker Empowerment and the Senate Lays the Foundation for Fundamental Reform Through A Quality Standards Board…

Members of SEIU 2015 again mobilized across the state in a series of actions to address dangerously low staffing levels and the “Great Resignation” that continues to plague nursing homes. Workers continue to push for statewide quality standards board.

Sacramento

ABC 10: Hundreds of nursing home workers march across the Tower Bridge

The march is part of a statewide day meant to bring awareness of low staffing levels and spark the resignation of nursing home workers. Read more…

ABC 10: Nursing home workers march Tower Bridge in Sacramento for better wages

Current and former nursing home workers marched across the Tower Bridge into West Sacramento in demand for better wages to compensate for staffing shortage.

CBS 13 Sacramento: Sacramento Nursing Home Workers March, Rally For Better Pay, And More

Today, hundreds of nursing home workers will march and rally on the capitol mall for solutions to issues impacting their work. The workers are demanding solutions to low wages and staffing levels. Read more…

ABC 10 Sacramento: March for Nursing Home Workers

Hundreds of nursing care providers marched for better pay, benefits, and training. There is a massive resignation crisis in the nursing home care industry. Its time to put care first!

Fox 40 Sacramento: Sacramento healthcare workers demand creation of quality standards board

Nursing home and home care workers marched across Tower Bridge to the capitol grounds to demand that lawmakers include the creation of a quality standards board in the state budget. Read more…

Los Angeles

The Sun: Nursing home workers rally over staffing crisis, low wages, seek standards board

Caregivers from eight Southern California nursing homes who say they’re underpaid and understaffed rallied Tuesday in Los Angeles, along with community leaders and Assemblyman Miguel Santiago, D-Los Angeles, to bring attention to their concerns. Read more…

World Nation News: Nursing home workers rally to demand staffing crisis, low wages, standards board

Caregivers at eight Southern California nursing homes, which they say are underpaid and underemployed, spoke Tuesday in Los Angeles with community leaders and assembly member Miguel Santiago, D-Los Angeles, to address their concerns. Read more…

Telemundo 52: Crisis en residencia de ancianos

Los trabajadores de hogares de ancianos se manifiestan por la crisis de personal, los bajos salarios, buscan una junta de estándares.

Los Angeles Daily News: Nursing home workers rally over staffing crisis, low wages, seek standards board

Tuesday’s rally was part of the union’s statewide day of action — their fourth in as many months — to draw attention to the industry’s “Great Resignation” crisis and low staffing levels. SEIU 2015 represents more than 400,000 nursing home workers and home care providers. Read more…