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Holyoke Soldiers Home

Holyoke Soldiers' Home vigil recalls outbreak

April 16, 2021

Union members at the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home organized a March 30 candlelight vigil to remember the tragedy that struck the residential facility one year ago.

Holyoke Soldiers' Home vigil recalls outbreak

Action needed on Holyoke Home staffing

June 29, 2021

The has OK'd a $400 million plan to construct a new Holyoke Soldiers’ Home. However, some of the same issues that contributed to the COVID-19 disaster there, which killed over 76 veterans, still must be resolved.

Action needed on Holyoke Home staffing

Holyoke Home’s unions win compassionate care for workers, paid by state

July 9, 2021

Workers at the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home were forced to experience one of the most traumatic COVID-19 outbreaks in the U.S. To help employees recover emotionally from the disaster, a coalition of unions has reached an agreement with the state that will provide mental health services.

Holyoke Home’s unions win compassionate care for workers, paid by state

Speakers tout range of Local 888 victories

September 23, 2021

Recent Local 888 wins take in Holyoke Soldiers’ Home, Springfield contract, Boston negotiations

Speakers tout range of Local 888 victories

Holyoke plans moving ahead

September 28, 2021

Change is in the air at the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home, which has received accreditation from an independent nonprofit organization. In addition, plans are taking shape to build a new $400 million facility.

Holyoke plans moving ahead