Nursing home employees at Valley View Manor in Norwich, New York, will receive instant significant wage increases of 18 to 32 percent based upon their job classification with their new three-year contract. All employees will receive additional two percent increases in years two and three of contract, along with a ratification bonus up to $300, company match to the 401K plan for the first time, increased shift differential, and additional paid time off depending upon years of service. Reception workers have also been added to the Local 139 membership, giving them a union voice and contract for the first time.
Serving on the Negotiating Committee were Roland Graham, Christina Feliciano, Crystal Sisco, and Heather Norton.
L to R: Crystal Sisco, Heather Norton and Roland Graham and the rest of the negotiating committee brought in a great contract with numerous improvements.