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Caregivers Hold Unfair Labor Practice Strike to Improve Quality of Resident Care at Statewide Nursing Home Chain
Date:9/24/2008

d the nursing home workers to call for the two-day strike in order to protect their residents.

Despite the workers dedication and best efforts, management has not agreed to adopt reasonable caregiver standards in place at other nursing home companies in the Bay Area. Workers believe by adopting these proven standards, Windsor could help reverse their poor patient care track record.

Since March 2007, more than 500 violations of health and safety regulations were documented at Windsor facilities during regular federal surveys; spread across Windsor's 28 nursing homes, this is almost twice the national average. In addition, last year, 58 patient complaints against Windsor were verified by the State Department of Health on issues ranging from short-staffing to fire hazards.

"Windsor has a moral obligation to provide the best possible treatment to the sick and elderly," said Rabbi Jane Litman, co-chair of the East Bay Interfaith Committee for Worker Justice and rabbi at Congregation Kolot Mayim. "Religious and community leaders throughout California stand with Windsor caregivers in their effort to improve patient care and reduce heavy workloads. Windsor should prioritize resident care above their profit margins."

To address these conditions, more than 700 nursing home workers -- represented by SEIU United Healthcare Workers-West -- have been in contract negotiations with Windsor for more than a year in four facilities and several months at four others. Workers have made proposals to help improve resident care by raising staffing levels and increasing Windsor's ability to recruit and retain the most qualified caregivers. However, Windsor refuses to adopt the caregivers' common sense solutions.

The negotiations are part of UHW's historic 2008 campaign, in which more than 100,000 healthcare workers throughout California will negotiate new contracts. Healthcare workers at more than 100 nursing homes and over 50 hospitals are seeking new agr
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