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To Form A More Perfect Union…
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To Form A More Perfect Union…

Editor’s Note: This is part one of a column putting U.S. immigration in historical context.  Even in a country founded in rebellion and based on a Constitution that calls for promoting “the general welfare” – for securing “the blessings of Liberty” — a walk down the hall of mirrors that is history reveals many chapters…

New Nursing-Home Owners Cut Workers’ Benefits in Philly Area
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New Nursing-Home Owners Cut Workers’ Benefits in Philly Area

PHILADELPHIA, Pa.—The new owners of several nursing homes in the Philadelphia area are trying to slash pay and benefits for their dietary, housekeeping, and laundry workers, SEIU Healthcare Pennsylvania said June 21. The New Jersey-based Vita Healthcare Group, which bought Somerton Center in Philadelphia and Garden Springs Center in the suburb of Willow Grove on…

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