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Same Old Song
 
The same old stale protesters with the same old stale message.
About 30 people, some from as far away as Hyannis, participated in what has been called a “Won't Go Back” protest in New Bedford on Sunday. Organizers say the demonstration was an effort to “educate” the community about the group's “prog…
Union Discusses Merger
With the announcement that Southcoast Health and Care New England plan to merge healthcare systems, healthcare workers are keeping a close eye on the process.
Jerry Fishbein, area Vice President of 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, his members want to be a part of the process every step of th…
Contract For Tobey Workers
Some 230 healthcare workers at Tobey Hospital in Wareham have reached agreement on a new two-year contract with Tobey's parent company, Southcoast Health System.
The contract covers nursing assistants, housekeeping staff, technologists and transport staff...
Social Workers Picket
Social workers in the Greater Fall River area held the first in a series of statewide pickets, spreading awareness of what they say is an underfunded field.
Members of SEIU Local 509 gathered in Fall River Tuesday, calling on the State Senate to increase the number of social workers by adding $29 mil…