New York Times publishes expose of state owned group homes in New York

A front page story on Sunday, March 13, entitled “At State-Run Homes, Abuse and Impunity” exposes significant abuses by direct care workers. It specifically highlights the difficulty in terminating direct care staff with documented cases of abuse and neglect due to the state’s public employee union rules. Read the article at http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/13/nyregion/13homes.html?_r=1&scp=2&sq=disabled&st=cse
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