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Friendship Manor Staff In Salary Negotiations

By Debby Stricker

Friendship Manor employees and the administration are still very far apart in contract negotiations, said Teamster representative Jason Ashmore. Employees voted down the most recent offer.

The wage gap is the sticking point, he said. “The administration is offering barely over minimum wage,” Ashmore said.

“These are employees caring for the most vulnerable senior citizens, in an understaffed and high-COVID risk occupation,”

 Vacation, sick time, and holidays have already been negotiated, Ashmore said.

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1 Comment

  1. Dennis Fnke on December 12, 2021 at 4:10 am

    I support the efforts of the union and staff and urge the administration to make it work.

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