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Union leaders and activists made the following public remarks regarding authorization of the action in response to the health network's unfair labor practices: MORE

The Faces of Hartford Healthcare project is focused on sharing the stories of the women and men who provide and support bedside patient care in the chain's hospitals and facilities. The goal is to help the community better understand an escalating crisis that these nurses and allied health professionals are struggling to resolve. It's also an important opportunity for these hard-working caregivers to receive the recognition they deserve. 

Click here to sign our petition in support of the nurses and healthcare professionals at Windham Hospital. 

 Lillian Hernandez - Windham Community Memorial


Since Hartford HealthCare (HHC) has taken over Windham Community Memorial Hospital (WCMH), there has been a dramatic shift from patient care to corporate profits. Since HHC's "partnership" and acquisition of WCMH, the community has lost vital services such as the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and the Labor and Delivery Unit. HHC has been slapped with a class-action lawsuit for overcharging patients in its tier system.

Unfortunately, employees of HHC at Windham Hospital are not safe either. HHC has further failed to recognize the bedside experience of nurses and health professionals. The leadership

Union coalition leaders voice concerns over chain’s scheme to avoid fines for unlawfully closing Windham Hospital’s labor and delivery unit. MORE

We are the presidents of two local healthcare unions and would like to make you aware of what’s been happening inside the walls of  our local hospital.

Since Hartford HealthCare (HHC) took over Windham Community Memorial Hospital (WCMH), we have seen a dramatic shift from patient care to corporate profits. HHC’s “partnership” and acquisition of WCMH has led to the loss of vital services such as our Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and our Labor and Delivery Unit. HHC is currently named in a class-action lawsuit for overcharging patients in its tier system. The chain has also been taken to court by

Hartford HealthCare (HHC) executives pride themselves for claiming to demonstate core values like integrity, caring, excellence and safety. In reality, many of their "business" practices are highly questionable. This is especially true when it comes to the treatment of their own employees.
Right now, the nurses and health professionals employed by HHC at Windham Community Memorial Hospital (WCMH) are in effect "underinsured." Their limited coverage fails to meet their family's healthcare needs, leaving them with significant out-of-pocket expenses. 
Bree Eichler has worked as a paramedic since