United We Heal

Residential counselors and maintenance employees for SERV Centers of New Jersey in Mercer County may soon be going back on strike after spending Thursday rallying outside a country club that hosted

The COVID-19 pandemic arrived at a time when our nation’s health care workers were already experiencing burnout.

Deshonda Copeland, a senior residential unit specialist at Florida State Hospital, is a behavioral health worker and a member of AFSCME Florida.

Across New Jersey, behavioral health workers are coming together to have a voice on the job for themselves, their clients and the very future of the state. We need to send a clear message that in support of addressing the inequities that are at the root of the industry’s staffing crisis, giving these workers a protected voice and increasing funding transparency so we can build a behavioral health system to be proud of.

The House of Representatives has introduced H.R. 3, the Lower Drug Costs Now Act, which will give the federal government the power to negotiate directly with prescription drug corporations for lower prices for all of us. Click here to call Congress and urge them to pass this legislation now.

Labor Peace is Here for New Jersey Behavioral Health Workers