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Illinois Mentor workers deliver petitions demanding respect, protection, more pay and increased staffing

Workers with Illinois Mentor deliver petitions to Carbondale facility
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Illinois Mentor/Sevita workers deliver petitions in Carbondale, IL

Workers at a health and rehabilitation services company in Illinois delivered petitions to the Carbondale company location and four others to address grievances including poverty wages, scheduling difficulties, understaffing, insufficient benefits, and a lack of dignity and respect.

SEIU Healthcare Illinois is currently at the bargaining table with Illinois Mentor, working to secure the first contract for workers.

Illinois Mentor, which recently acquired Sevita, has programs throughout the state, including host homes, supported living and in-home support.

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