Members and Local 888 leaders and staff gathered for a Christmas Party and Legislative Update at the Yankee Pedlar Inn, in Holyoke on December 3. There was a raffle for turkeys and Visa gift cards. Local 888 Political Director Dan Hoffer provided an update on state house legislation to raise wages and win better pensions for caregivers. Local 888 General Counsel Jen Springer and Field Rep. Ron Patenaude updated members on the status of their grievances and efforts to improve overall relations with management. President Mark DelloRusso and Secretary-Treasurer Brenda Rodrigues also attended.