Union says higher wages will lead to better conditions at skilled nursing facility in Delano

The Bakersfield Californian | February 14, 2022

Employees of a skilled nursing facility in Delano are pushing for higher wages, saying their low pay is creating “unsafe staffing levels” in nursing homes.

Certified nurses assistants from the Delano District Skilled Nursing Facility took part in a Valentine’s Day demonstration put on by Service Employees International Union Local 2015. They are pushing for a $20 per hour wage floor, which is up from the $16 per hour the union says employees are paid currently.

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