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On July 3, union members went on strike at five Connecticut nursing homes, including the Newington Health Care Center. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Court Says HealthBridge Workers Benefits Can Be Cut

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey granted a motion Monday that allows five Connecticut health care centers to implement temporary modifications to their collective bargaining agreements, thereby avoiding what otherwise would […]

03/05/2013

On July 3, union members went on strike at five Connecticut nursing homes, including the Newington Health Care Center. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Nursing Home Union Workers Back To Work

It was back to work Sunday for more than 600 union workers across five Connecticut nursing homes, who had been on strike for eight months. The workers at homes owned by New Jersey-based HealthBridge were […]

03/04/2013

On July 3, union members went on strike at five Connecticut nursing homes, including the Newington Health Care Center. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

HealthBridge Nursing Homes File For Bankruptcy

Five Connecticut nursing homes have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization after the U.S. Supreme Court denied their parent company’s request to delay a court order to reinstate 600 striking workers.

02/25/2013

On July 3, union members went on strike at five Connecticut nursing homes, including the Newington Health Care Center. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Supreme Court Allows Reinstatement of HealthBridge Workers

The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a request by a nursing home company that asked for delay reinstating striking Connecticut workers.

02/06/2013

Rutj Bader Ginsburg (Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images)

Justice Ginsburg Rules In Connecticut Labor Case

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has denied a request by a New Jersey nursing home company which asked her to allow it to delay reinstating striking Connecticut workers.

02/04/2013

On July 3, union members went on strike at five Connecticut nursing homes, including the Newington Health Care Center. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Court Nixes Delay To Rehire Nursing Home Strikers

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A federal appeals court in New York has rejected a request by a New Jersey nursing home company to delay an order that it reinstate striking Connecticut workers. A spokeswoman for […]

01/31/2013

On July 3, union members went on strike at five Connecticut nursing homes, including the Newington Health Care Center. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Union Declares Victory in Healthbridge Battle

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A federal judge in Connecticut is supporting an injunction filed by the National Labor Relations Board that would temporarily halt cuts at five nursing homes. About 600 workers at the nursing […]

12/11/2012

On July 3, union members went on strike at five Connecticut nursing homes, including the Newington Health Care Center. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

NLRB Complaint Against Nursing Home Owner

The National Labor Relations Board has issued a federal complaint against the New Jersey-based nursing home company that owns five Connecticut facilities where workers are striking.

07/06/2012

On July 3, union members went on strike at five Connecticut nursing homes, including the Newington Health Care Center. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Staff Members Walk Out At Five Nursing Homes

About 700 staff members at five nursing homes in Connecticut are planning to walk out on the job, protesting labor concessions imposed by the New Jersey-based company that owns the facilities.

07/03/2012