Nursing Home Worker Poll: Half Say They Are Likely to Leave Their Jobs in the Next 12 Months

LA Sentinel | March 17, 2022

SEIU 2015, the nation’s largest long-term care union and California’s largest labor union representing more than 400,000 nursing home and home care workers, released results from its worker poll that highlights an industry in crisis.

COVID has exacerbated a pre-existing staffing shortage in California’s nursing homes, as the underpaid and underprotected care workers are quitting at alarming rates. The nursing home industry has lost more than 420,000 jobs nationwide since the start of the pandemic, as last measured in January 2022.

Read more at LA Sentinel