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Sat Feb 13, 2021, 01:05 AM

Home Care Workers Arrested Protesting Payroll Problems

More than a dozen home care workers with New England Health Care Employees Union, District 1199 SEIU and their supporters were arrested Thursday after blocking the Enfield driveway of a state vendor to protest continued payroll issues with the company.

Chanting, “We do our work every day, we should be paid,” 14 home care workers sat in the street blocking the roadway after rallying for more than an hour demanding to be paid on time and without problems.

Enfield police announced that any protesters who did not make their way to their cars would be charged with creating a public disturbance and disorderly conduct. “You are on private property and property management is requesting that you leave,” an officer said.

Minutes earlier, dozens of union members lined the street leading to the company holding signs and chanting, “Give us our paychecks,” “We work hard every day,” and “We need our paychecks!”

Read more: https://ctnewsjunkie.com/2021/02/12/home-care-workers-arrested-protesting-payroll-problems/

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Sat Feb 13, 2021, 01:08 AM

1. I used to live in Connecticut

I was a member of Union 1199.
I think it is one of the strongest unions in the state and perhaps the Northeast.

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