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So, they are trying one last time to get their employer's attention, and they already have Law makers attention.Several law makers walked the picket line helping the protestors keep their jobs.

The back story: Jupiter Care Center was bought out by Courtyard Gardens Rehabilitation.The new company said all current employees had to re-apply for their job, which angered workers.

That was weeks ago.

Friday, employees protested outside.

They said they received interviews, but they never got their jobs back.

Many employees have worked at Jupiter Care Center for decades, and come Sunday could be be out of a job.Friday, Courtyard Gardens says they had a total of 250 applicants.

They offered more than 30 current employees their jobs back and 29 accepted.

They say they re-hired people who met their standards.

Still, employees are frustrated more of them weren't given jobs.

Employee, Dieusel Mirtil, says, "We are thinking about where we gonna find job now.

It's very hard for everybody." State Representative of District 93, Chris Smith, says, "We welcome new management, but bring in new management.

Keep the level of care and try to keep people working.

This is the wrong time to lay off people."Monday, the new hires will start replacing the men and woman.

Employees say they are nervous for themselves, and for the senior citizens who have been used to the same care for years.Courtyard Gardens Rehabilitation says they are down patients at the facility.So, they couldn't hire as many people as once worked at Jupiter Care Center.

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