CMS Call Center Workers In MS, LA Strike

By Amy Lotven / March 24, 2022 at 5:48 PM
Call center workers hired by CMS’ contractor Maximus to help consumers enroll in Medicare and Affordable Care Act coverage went on strike Wednesday (March 23) to demand paid sick leave for all workers and freedom to organize a union. The strike took place at facilities in Mississippi and Louisiana, and about 10,000 Maximus workers are organizing with Communications Workers of America (CWA). The one-day strike also coincided with the 12th anniversary of the ACA, and came as stakeholders celebrated a...

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