TUESDAY: ATTORNEY GENERAL JOINS PICKET LINES
Attorney General George Jepsen joined the Service Employees International Union District 1199 picket line at Newington Health Care Center, 240 Church Street, Newington Monday morning. On Tuesday, July 17, the Attorney General will show his support for striking health care workers at picket lines in Danbury, Stamford, Westport and Milford. Caregivers at five HealthBridge nursing homes in Connecticut began strikes on July 3 over unfair labor practices after the company ended negotiations and implemented what it claimed was its “last, best and final” offer.
WHO: Attorney General George Jepsen
WHAT: Walking SEIU District 1199 picket lines with striking health care workers.
WHEN: Tuesday, July 17, 2012, 8:30 to 1:30
WHERE: 8:30 a.m. Danbury: Danbury Health Care Center, 107 Osborne Street
11:30 a.m. Stamford: Long Ridge of Stamford, 710 Long Ridge Road
12:30 p.m. Westport: Westport Health Care Center, I Burr Road
1:30 p.m. Milford: West River Health Care Center, 245 Orange Avenue