Forest Hill Nursing Home abruptly closing, workers want answers and paychecks

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Workers at a Quad City nursing home say they were lied to about the facility closing and are looking for answers and their paychecks.

Employees at Forest Hill in East Moline say they received letters, dated November 19th, telling them the nursing home was closing because of “large financial losses.”  The letters told them not to expect paychecks until after November 26th, if then.

“Today is payday, and we came, and no checks,” said worker Rose Jackson.

“My phone is shut off right now and I was expecting my check to get my phone on. I got house payments, I got a grand baby coming,” said Anissa Sarazin, a housekeeper at the home.

Sarazin and other workers say over the past two weeks, elderly residents were suddenly being transported to other facilities in East Moline and Galesburg.  The workers say they were told the nursing home residents…

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One Response to Forest Hill Nursing Home abruptly closing, workers want answers and paychecks

  1. Hello Kenneth. Thank you for your comments, concerns and questions. I try to remain neutral and simply report the news. You can find me on Facebook and Twitter. Happy Holidays.

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