Workers picket Pawtucket Genesis Nursing Home, call for higher wage

ABOUT 150 NURSING HOME workers picket outside of Pawtucket Genesis Nursing home on Oct. 17, calling for a $15-per-hour starting wage. / COURTESY DISTRICT 1199 SEIU NEW ENGLAND
ABOUT 150 NURSING HOME workers picket outside of Pawtucket Genesis Nursing home on Oct. 17, calling for a $15-per-hour starting wage. / COURTESY DISTRICT 1199 SEIU NEW ENGLAND
PAWTUCKET – About 198 nursing home caregivers picketed in front of Pawtucket Genesis Nursing Home, Hopkins Manor Nursing Home in North Providence and Charlesgate Nursing Center in Providence, Oct. 17, calling for a $15-per-hour starting wage as part of their ongoing contract negotiations. The largest number of District 1199 SEIU New England members picketing were…

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