«Therapists at mental health startup Resilience Lab voted to unionize on Wednesday, one of the first successful unionization efforts at a digital health company. The move comes two months after the New York-based company announced a $15 million Series A led by Viewside Capital Partners and Morningside. The current and former employees I spoke to said there were growing concerns among employees after the company fired 12 therapists, changed the way the rest were paid and introduced third-party software to track patient progress.»

«In 2022, around 1.2 million healthcare workers were members of unions, accounting for 13 percent of the total healthcare workforce, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. It remains to be seen whether employees at more healthtech companies might follow suit. “All workers deserve the support of a union, whether they conduct their business online or face-to-face,” Henry Garrido, executive director of District Council 37, which is representing the Resilience Lab employees, said in a statement.»

Article written by Katie Jennings & Alex Knapp