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David Ernesto Munar

David Ernesto Munar
David Ernesto Munar

Howard Brown Health Strike Ends, But Union Says Fight To Reinstate 61 Laid-Off Workers Continues

The Howard Brown Health employees were laid off Tuesday, which was the first day of the strike. Organization leaders say the layoffs are necessary to close a $12 million shortfall.

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Howard Brown Health Workers Go On Strike, Warn Of ‘More Burnout And Turnover’ As LGBTQ Organization Lays Off 64 Workers

Employees accused Howard Brown Health of violating labor law as they push for a union contract and said the layoffs reduce critical health services for vulnerable people. Organization leaders say they are trying to close a $12 million shortfall.

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Howard Brown Health Workers, Protesters Blast Planned Layoffs: ‘I’m Fighting For My Job Because I Love This Work’

The health care center's leaders say they must cut jobs to help reduce costs, but union members say they want proof layoffs are financially necessary.

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Howard Brown Health Workers Say They’re Facing Understaffing, Burnout As They Push To Unionize

Non-nursing staff at Howard Brown Health are looking to join the Illinois Nurses Association union in an attempt to address a variety of issues they say they're facing at the LGBTQ-affirming health care organization.

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