Saginaw VA hospital employees stage picket over workplace issues
(3/24/2020) - Inadequate training, racism and preferential treatment were all issues being raised by both a current and former employee at the Aleda E. Lutz VA Medical Center in Saginaw.
The two men say veterans are being shortchanged by the hospital by not providing the proper mental health training for those answering calls from veterans in the hotline call center.
They also say minority employees are repeatedly passed over for advancement.
The two held a protest in front of the VA hospital on Monday, hoping to spark a change.
The VA released a statement in response, saying in part: