WellPower Merger Updates

Over the past few months, we’ve heard a lot about the upcoming merger between WellPower and Jefferson Center (JCMH). Many WellPower workers have understandably had serious questions and concerns about how this merger will affect our jobs, our union, and most importantly, our ability to continue serving our community without disruption. After numerous attempts from us to get answers directly […]

Our WellPower TA Summary

Article 2 – Discrimination – We achieved added protections against discrimination on the basis of body feeding; medical status; HIV Status; reproductive choices; body weight; as well as that the employer will assist people in obtaining immigration paperwork and will honor degrees from credible institutions in other countries. Article 3 – Definitions – we achieved […]

WellPower Bargaining

8/11/23 Bargaining Update: Today we received counter proposals on Articles 17 (Job Descriptions and Performance Evaluations) and 22 (Subcontracting) and immediately responded with new counter proposals. Your bargaining team asked if WellPower was willing to change its position on Articles 2 (Non-Discrimination) and 4 (Union Representation) to which they responded they would not. This solidifies […]

New to WellPower? Start here!

See below for some important links to get you started as a new employee and union member at WellPower. What is a union? Read about what being in a union is all about by clicking on this link or viewing it below. Get the facts! Employers have recycled the same debunked myths about unions and […]

2021 MHCD Contract Summary

The following is a summary of our biggest wins in our 2021 MHCD Contract! If you’d like to read the full contract, you can do so using THIS LINK. Benefits Summary NICE Healthcare – This new health option includes telehealth, at home visits, 500+ prescription options, and virtual mental healthcare all without a copay or […]


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MHCD Workers Ratify New Contract

It’s official, we have a contract! After months of staying united, speaking up, and working together, we’re happy to announce that over the weekend, more than 99% of MHCD workers voted YES to ratify the contract.  This is a MASSIVE VICTORY for MHCD workers! We secured some big wins, including WAGE SCALES, more time off, and better insurance, and all of it […]

MHCD Vision Statement

We, the Workers of MHCD, strive to achieve social, economic, and environmental justice for working people, mental health workers, and the people we serve. Justice for mental health workers includes respect; fair, livable wages; reasonable workload and work/life balance; and worker safety. We the workers support people of all identities, backgrounds, cultures and religions. We […]

MHCD UPDATES: Meeting and Summit Info!

You and your coworkers are the union at MHCD. You fight for better wages, benefits, and protections; you make it all happen.  Join together with your coworkers for our Union member meeting this Thursday, May 6th, from 11 am – 1 pm on Zoom. CLICK HERE TO JOIN THE MEETING THURSDAY LEADERSHIP SUMMIT Your coworkers are […]