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Strike Update Day 10 – (2/29/2008)

Another great turn out today on the picket line for the workers. The day was a nice and sunny day but cold…     Tonight is a different story, the snow is blowing. I feel so bad for the strikers but they are standing strong!       Still trying to get these lights shut […]

Day 9 - (2/28/2008)

Day 9 – (2/28/2008)

Today was day 9 on the line for the workers, they had a great turn out of support again and are keeping up the pressure on the nursing home.   In other issues I reported a complaint via email and then with two follow-up phone calls yesterday and today to the ASPCA about a dog […]

Day 8 - (2/27/2008)

Day 8 – (2/27/2008)

Day 8 for the strike at Kingsbridge Heights and the union had a great turn-out once again. The were joined by the members of the Amalgamated maintenance union in their march for a contract.   We are still trying to get the bright lights shut down without much success. We have had DEP here 3 […]

Helen Sieger in the news

An Un-Orthodox Divorce Judge Allows a Jury Trial In a Case of Jewish Divorce – NY Times Court Case – Chaim Sieger, respondent, v Helen Sieger, appellant.

Day 7 – (2/26/2008)

Not much to report today. It was a rainy nasty day but the union showed up in force to man the picket lines. There is still no negotiations going on at this time according to the union. As far as the lighting issues that the community is facing we still do not have any resolution. […]

Day 6 – (2/25/2008)

Today is the start of a new week and the second week that 1199 is on strike against the nursing home. The strikers had a mock funeral ceremony today for the owner of the nursing home. They created an effigy of her and carried her along the picket line on top of a fabricated coffin. […]

Strike related links

Here are some related sites, links, stories about the Kingsbridge strike. (This list will be continuously updated) Striking Nursing Home Workers Return to Work – NY Times Tarnished workers strike gold – NY Daily News Kingsbridge Workers Return – 1199SEIU Website Judge’s Ruling for Union May End 6-Month Strike – NY Times Nursing home boss […]

Day 5 – (2/24/2008)

Sunday February 24, 2008 – Day 5: Nothing new going on today, 1199 members still holding strong and demonstrating in front of both buildings. Union leaders held off all demonstration noise until 12 Noon today to respect the residents of the Nursing Home as well as us their neighbors. We distributed letters today for our […]

Action Alert!

ACTION ALERT — February 2008 Dear Neighbors: We would like our community to help the workers who are on strike for a contract and health benefits at the Kingsbridge Heights Rehabilitation Care Center (KHRCC). We feel that calling on our elected representatives to take an active role to resolve this as quickly as possible would […]

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