Union caregivers at group homes struck a deal Wednesday with one owner and issued strike notices for two others.
Strike threat could push hundreds out of group homes and into nursing homes
Hundreds of group home residents, trapped in a game of state budget brinkmanship, could be transferred into nursing homes.
Group home strike is forestalled after union, CT officials make progress in talks
The state’s largest health care workers’ union has suspended plans to strike at more than 200 group homes Friday.
More than 2,000 group home workers threaten to strike by May 21
A work stoppage could exceed 5,000 caregivers if nursing home staffers strike as well.
‘A veil of guilt comes over you’: Covid-19 hard for people with intellectual disabilities and those who love them
Thousands of families with relatives in Connecticut’s 874 group homes have had to make a wrenching choice because of COVID-19.
Healthcare union suspends group-homes strike — for now
The state’s largest healthcare workers’ union suspended plans Friday to strike on April 18 at 250 group homes for the disabled to give state officials time to consider boosting funding for these services.
Scheff to lead change at Department of Developmental Services
Acting Commissioner Jordan A. Scheff was named Friday by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to lead a state Department of Developmental Services undergoing change as it looks to privatize group homes and continues to downsize the Southbury Training School.