We held a joint press conference with OneAmerica, the largest immigrant and refugee advocacy organization in Washington State, to call out the abnormally unsafe working conditions at Cascade, a sign that the voices and rights of immigrant workers are being disrespected. We shared our concerns about the discrimination, disrespect and outright racism we’ve experienced and the resulting […]
The Seattle Times: Cascade Behavioral Health employees call for increased safety, staffing as they finish third week of worker strike.
“We’re fed up,” said Alazar Yirgu, who’s worked at the hospital for more than 5 years and says he’s seen many co-workers leave with broken noses or fingers after trying to calm patients down. “And we want everybody to hear our story.”