James calls for increased funding for nursing home workers

Contributed photo Nursing home worker Roosevelt Reed, New York Attorney General Letitia James, 1199 SEIU President George Gresham and 1199 SEIU Executive Vice President Milly Silva at a press conference in Manhattan on Monday. James called for increased funding for nursing home workers.

NEW YORK — State Attorney General Letitia James called for increased funding and greater protections for the state’s nursing home workers on Monday.

With state budget negotiations in full swing, James appeared at a press conference at the headquarters of 1199 SEIU, the union that represents nursing home workers.

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