After our powerful informational picketing on Monday, we returned to negotiations the next day with renewed passion. When management refused to move on our two bedrock proposals, we were more fired up than ever. Now we will use that energy to fight to the finish. We won’t back down and will continue to demand:
When we unmuted our mics and raised our voices, we showed the Group attorneys how powerful we can be with just a few moments of virtual chanting. Imagine the effect we will have as we get strike ready!
We know that we have already had an impact because they have agreed to:
Certainly we deserve this and a whole lot more!
Keep pushing back: Unquestionably, it’s not OK that there are 1199SEIU healthcare heroes who braved through the pandemic and have to struggle to pay for health benefits! And there is no way we will accept the owners’ proposals that minimize our value and increase the likelihood that otherwise dedicated caregivers will leave, and no one will want to work in our nursing homes. They still think it’s a good idea to:
Do they honestly think we’re going to settle for this? That we’ll sit back? Nope! We’ll fight them every step of the way. We’ll show them we mean business:
THERE IS NO OTHER TIME. THE TIME IS NOW for us to show up for each other, stand in unity and send a clear message to the owners in the Group that we are on this path to win, we have the tenacity, and WE WON’T BACK DOWN!