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A Win For Us Is A Win For Windham

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.

Celebrating student loan relief

“It was like waking up and learning you won the lottery.” That’s just one of the comments flooding the AFT offices from members who are elated to be free of student debt at last. After relentless advocacy, including an AFT lawsuit against former Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program that was so broken is finally doing what it is supposed to do: delivering relief from student debt for thousands of borrowers. So far, $6.2 billion in student debt has been forgiven for 100,000 public service workers like teachers, nurses and professors.

Backus Hospital Techs/HCW Organizing Campaign Withdrawal

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.