Health care strike

Nursing home workers walk off their jobs at Danbury Health Care Center Tuesday in protest of labor concessions made by HealthBridge, the New Jersey-based company that owns the facility. The nurses, nursing assistants, laundry, dietary, housekeeping and other support staff walked out of homes owned by HealthBridge/Care One in Danbury, Milford, Newington, Stamford and Westport. A union spokeswoman said HealthBridge broke off negotiations with the workers and illegally imposed a contract that cuts workers' hours and makes health insurance unaffordable.
Nursing home workers walk off their jobs at Danbury Health Care Center Tuesday in protest of labor concessions made by HealthBridge, the New Jersey-based company that owns the facility. The nurses, nursing assistants, laundry, dietary, housekeeping and other support staff walked out of homes owned by HealthBridge/Care One in Danbury, Milford, Newington, Stamford and Westport. A union spokeswoman said HealthBridge broke off negotiations with the workers and illegally imposed a contract that cuts workers' hours and makes health insurance unaffordable. Carol Kaliff/AP Photo

Nursing home workers walk off their jobs at Danbury Health Care Center Tuesday in protest of labor concessions made by HealthBridge, the New Jersey-based company that owns the facility. The nurses, nursing assistants, laundry, dietary, housekeeping and other support staff walked out of homes owned by HealthBridge/Care One in Danbury, Milford, Newington, Stamford and Westport. A union spokeswoman said HealthBridge broke off negotiations with the workers and illegally imposed a contract that cuts workers' hours and makes health insurance unaffordable.

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