St. Louis nursing residence employees strike over claims of low pay, mattress bugs infestation – St. Louis As we speak

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St. Louis nursing home workers strike over claims of low pay, bed bugs infestation – St. Louis Today

Francine Turner-Minor has been distributing medication to patients in a nursing home in Baden for almost 43 years. On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Turner-Minor went on strike at the Hillside Manor Healthcare and Rehab Center, home to about 130 elderly residents, the latest federal data shows. Workers here say the facility is infested with bed bugs, mice and roaches, and they say they have faced anti-union tactics and unequal pay from the facility’s owners, Luxor Healthcare of New Jersey. Concern has grown so high that city officials are planning to investigate.