Workers at SKLD Bloomfield Hills nursing home set to strike July 11

Workers at an Oakland County nursing residence voted to strike later this thirty day period, expressing they are combating for much better pay back and staffing concentrations as properly as improved high quality of treatment for people.

Workers at SKLD Bloomfield Hills voted to problem a strike see on July 11, in accordance to a assertion issued by SEIU Health care Michigan. The strike is envisioned to last one day.

“It is really the spend. It is really the (absence of) bonuses. And when we arrive with problems, they sweep it less than the rug,” said Aulana Harper, who claimed she has worked as a accredited nursing assistant at the facility for two yrs. “We just want to our voices to be read and for them to regard us.”

The union suggests SKLD Bloomfield Hills engaged in unfair labor practices and failed to warranty a safe and sound and wholesome office with a “crushing combination” of unsafe staffing ratios, low wages despite the climbing costs, and requiring staff to pick up extra shifts, risking burnout.