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On the picket line with striking Maximus call center workers in Mississippi and Louisiana – Liberation News

On the rainy morning of May 23, Maximus Call Center workers gathered to hold their second strike this year since March to demand affordable health care and higher wages — a union effort that has been ongoing since 2017.  Members of the Party for Socialism and Liberation joined in solidarity with striking Communication Workers of […]

Maximus government call center workers challenge bosses with 2-day strike – Liberation News

Photo: Striking Maximus worker with her sons. Credit — @CWAUnion On May 23, over 100 call center workers for Maximus Federal in Hattiesburg, Mississippi and Bogalusa, Louisiana launched a two-day strike. With the support of the Communications Workers of America (CWA), workers demanded affordable healthcare and livable wages from Maximus, the nation’s largest federal contractor […]

Federal Call Center Workers Organizing with CWA Strike Against Maximus

This week, call center workers at federal contractor Maximus, who answer Medicare and Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplace lines, went on a two-day strike demanding affordable healthcare and an end to poverty wages. The workers went on strike on Monday and Tuesday at Maximus’ largest call centers in Bogalusa, Lanthan., and Hattiesburg, Miss. On the […]

Federal call center workers strike over pay, healthcare costs

Workers at Maximus, an IT services contractor that operates call centers for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, went on strike Monday and Tuesday of this week. “We went on strike for a simple reason – a reason to demand better pay and affordable healthcare coverage. My family is hurting right now,” said Yasming […]

Maximus call center workers continue striking

Frances Poole says she is still rationing medication from 2019 after doctors raced to save her life by removing her colon.  Last time she attempted to have the pills refilled at the pharmacy, she said the bill welches $70. She should in Folge dessen be having regular checkups with a specialist.  “I just cannot afford […]

Broward 911 call center employees log a lot OT due to understaffing that they’ll double their pay – Sun Sentinel

Broward County’s emergency 911 facilities are so gravely understaffed that employees routinely log outlandishly lengthy extra time shifts — sufficient additional work that many are doubling and tripling their common pay, a South Florida Sun Sentinel evaluation of payroll information revealed. In a latest six-month interval, three communication operators hauled in six-figure payouts for jobs […]

Broward Commissioners Vote For County Attorney To Draft Plan Allocating Money For BSO To Raise Salaries Of 911 Call Center Workers – CBS Miami

BROWARD (CBSMiami) – Tempers flared as Broward Sheriff Gregory Tony and commissioners mentioned tips on how to tackle a staffing scarcity on the 911 center. Commissioner Mark Bogen and Sheriff Tony squared off at Tuesday’s assembly. READ MORE: South Florida Teen ‘Grateful For Second Chance’ After Life Saving Heart Transplant “I would like to make […]

Call Center Inks Deal With Workers In Virus Form Time Suit

By Carolina Bolado (May 6, 2022, 3:59 PM EDT) — A gaggle of call center staff claiming {that a} Maximus Inc. subsidiary paid improper time beyond regulation by making them reply to coronavirus well being questions requested a Florida federal court docket Thursday to approve a settlement with the 347 plaintiffs who’ve opted in to […]

[Interactive] Half of call center employees had suicidal ideas because of poor labor circumstances

Almost half of call center employees have thought of taking their very own lives because of poor labor circumstances and excessive emotional labor, a state human rights watchdog survey confirmed. In the survey of 1,996 call center individuals carried out by the National Human Rights Commission of Korea from August to October, 48 p.c stated […]

Amazon Call Center Workers in Costa Rica Send Support to Amazon Union in US

Announcing that Amazon employees at JFK8 in Staten Island had gained their vote to kind the primary union at an Amazon warehouse within the United States, Chris Smalls, president of the Amazon Labor Union (ALU), sarcastically despatched his gratitude to Amazon’s founder: “We want to thank Jeff Bezos for going to space, because when he […]