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August 25, 2021  |  Published by Spectrum News 1. Click here to read the full piece.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Health care workers came out in force outside Mercy Hospital Wednesday, demanding better staffing, pay and more.

Their current contract expires September 30.

The union was rallying for workers there, as well as Kenmore Mercy and Saint Joseph hospitals.

August 25, 2021  |  Published by WBFO NPR. Click here to read the full piece.

Labor relations at Catholic Health are boiling over again, as they did four years ago. This time it was at a raucous, packed, red-shirted rally outside Mercy Hospital in South Buffalo in the steamy heat of an August afternoon.

August 25, 2021  |  Published by WGRZ2. Click here to read the full piece.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Hundreds of health care workers turned out Wednesday afternoon in South Buffalo to show their frustration over what they say are unfair contract negotiations with the Catholic Health system.

August 25, 2021  |  Published by Spectrum News 1. Click here to read the full piece

BUFFALO, N.Y. —  Health care workers at Mercy, St. Joseph’s and Kenmore Mercy hospitals will hold a rally Wednesday ahead of their contract expiring.

They say chronic understaffing within Catholic Health's hospital's has led to unsanitary conditions that put both staff and patients in jeopardy.

August 4, 2021 | Published by WBFO.
The president of CWA Local 1133, the union representing workers at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, said the hospital is facing a shortage of workers across the board.