Member Defense Funds

Nurses and Techs "Back to the Bedside" at L&M Hospital, Administrators End Illegal Lockout

New London - Caregivers illegally locked out of Lawrence & Memorial (L&M) Hospital 19 days ago today returned to work, temporarily halting a standoff over the future of health service delivery for the region. Lawrence & Memorial Corporation (LMC) representatives on Tuesday unilaterally ordered an end to the unlawful activity after talks with the unions representing the hospital's caregivers failed to produce a mutual agreement.
 

Defense Fund for L&M Hosp. Caregivers Locked Out Raises Over $20K in Less than 24 Hours

New London - Professional patient care providers locked out of Lawrence & Memorial (L&M) Hospital a week ago by their employer will have access to financial aid through the efforts of their union. Lawrence & Memorial Corporation (LMC) last Saturday cut off pay and terminated medical and dental coverage for nearly 800 registered nurses (RNs), licensed practical nurses (LPNs), healthcare technicians and technologists and their families. AFT Connecticut and its national union yesterday set up a militancy/defense fund that has already raised over $20,000.00 to provide relief with the economic hardship of the lockout.
 

Help Nurses and Caregivers Locked Out at L&M Hospital

Nearly 800 registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and healthcare techs and technologists at L&M Hospital have been locked out by the corporation that owns the community hospital. The community they serve has been asking how they can help in this, their most difficult time.
 
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