Pension Crisis

Pension Spat Features in Nursing Home Strike

How well funded the fund is depends on how you cook the books


The union striking at five Connecticut nursing homes has a well-funded pension according to one measure reported to union members, but a much less favorable position according to federally-mandated calculations.

Service Employees International Union 1199 New England, which represents healthcare workers, has been striking against nursing-home operator HealthBridge at five Connecticut locations since July 3.