PENNSYLVANIA (WHTM) — Nursing home workers from 39 homes across the state say they may be on the brink of striking.
They plan to hold a virtual news conference about this later Friday morning. The group from Comprehensive-, Guardian-, and Priority-owned nursing homes plans to file unfair labor practice charges against the homes, according to a media release from the nurses and health care workers union SEIU Healthcare Pennsylvania.
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They say the companies are refusing to provide information about staffing and agency costs during contract bargaining. This comes after the industry received $600 million in public funding from the state budget.
Nursing homes from Dauphin, Cumberland, and Lancaster counties are among those involved.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.