Caregivers to Picket for a Fair Contract at The Sequoias Retirement Community

NewsDecember 16, 2010

Portola Valley, California – Housekeepers, maintenance employees, gardeners, food service staff and other workers at The Sequoias Retirement Community will engage in an informational picket this Sunday to urge their employer to bargain in good faith toward a fair union contract.

Workers at The Sequoias have been bargaining with management for over a year, aiming to settle a contract with no healthcare benefit cost increases and with reasonable annual wage improvements. They haven’t received a wage increase in close to two years.

What: Informational Picket for a Fair Contract

When: Sunday, December 19th, 11am – 2pm

Where: The Sequoias, 501 Portola Road, Portola Valley, 94028 

Visuals: Healthcare workers with picket signs marching in front of facility

Workers available for interview in English, Spanish, Chinese and Thai

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