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Union leaders and activists made the following public remarks regarding 10-day notice delivered to Hartford HealthCare executives in response to the chain’s ongoing unfair labor practices: MORE
Union leaders made the following public statements after submitting a formal letter to the state's Department of Public Health: MORE
Union leaders and activists made the following public remarks following last week's Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) job action by nurses and skilled service employees' authorization of additional strike against Hartford HealthCare (HHC): MORE

Since Hartford HealthCare (HHC) has taken over Windham Community Memorial Hospital (WCMH), there has been a dramatic shift from patient care to corporate profits. Since HHC's "partnership" and acquisition of WCMH, the community has lost vital services such as the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and the Labor and Delivery Unit. HHC has been slapped with a class-action lawsuit for overcharging patients in its tier system.

Unfortunately, employees of HHC at Windham Hospital are not safe either. HHC has further failed to recognize the bedside experience of nurses and health professionals. The leadership

Union coalition leaders voice concerns over chain’s scheme to avoid fines for unlawfully closing Windham Hospital’s labor and delivery unit. MORE

It is with sadness and anger that we inform you that we must withdraw from the campaign to form a union for the healthcare workers and technologists at Backus Hospital.

Unfortunately, the intentional and inappropriate spread of misinformation, intimidation, and fear by Hartford HealthCare and William W. Backus Hospital has made it impossible to proceed at this time. 

Over the past few months, we have learned numerous managers and administrators have spread misinformation. This has caused workers to be misled and intimidated:

  • Managers inaccurately claimed "unions ruin intimacy with the employer;"
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