The 37 workers joined UFCW Local 21 because they were concerned about low wages, insufficient staffing levels and workplace safety issues. Lourdes Counseling Center provides a full range of behavioral health services for adults, adolescents, children, families and groups in Richland.
“I’m so glad to see people come together and work towards a better work environment,” said Danielle Wadlow, a mental health counselor at Lourdes Counseling Center. “My hope is that being a part of a union will realign Lourdes employees with our values and need for a safer workplace, and enable us to once again provide the quality service that our patients and community deserve.”
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