Quality Care & Good Jobs For All

Letter to Governor Cuomo


1199SEIU reaffirms our opposition to the storage of liquid propane gas.
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1199SEIU Action Platform


Unity. Action. Progress.
This platform represents the core values we are fighting for.
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Chase Brexton Workers Speak Out At Rally


Workers at Baltimore-based Chase Brexton Health Care spoke out at a rally.

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Fighting back!


The collective strength of healthcare workers at NYU Hospital is stronger than greedy bosses.

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#RiteAidStandUnited


The Federal government issued a finding that Rite Aid broke labor law.

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1199SEIU Members and Community Allies Meet To Discuss the Condition Of Brooklyn's Ailing Healthcare System

BrooklynHospitial_feat.jpgHundreds of 1199SEIU members and community allies came together in East Flatbush on September 22 to discuss how Brooklyn’s healthcare system could be pulled out of its current crisis and transformed into a sustainable resource that served the whole community.

Web_ready_100.jpgAs President Obama held a Leaders Summit on Refugees during the United Nations General Assembly in New York, more than 150 members of 1199SEIU came together for a Labor Round Table on the refugee crisis at the union’s headquarters on the other side of town. 

1199 Members Avert Strike, Win Contract at AristaCare

2016AristaCare_feat.jpgJust before midnight on Tuesday September 12, after hours of last-minute negotiations, 1199SEIU members at Cedar Oaks nursing home in South Plainfield, NJ, and Norwood Terrace nursing home in Plainfield, NJ, reached a contract settlement with AristaCare Health Services. The agreement was ratified by an overwhelming majority of the membership in a vote on Wednesday, September 14.

Primary Vote 2016: 1199SEIU Members Play Key Role in Victories For all Seventeen 1199-Backed Candidates

NYSprimaryVictory2016_feat.pngLiving up to the reputation of “political powerhouse,” the hard work of 1199SEIU members once again played an important role in achieving victory for all seventeen of the 1199-backed candidates in the 2016 NYS Primary election. The endorsed candidates, almost all running for a seat in the Assembly or Senate, and all committed to the 1199 Action Platform, were supported with a door-to-door field effort and/or communications program.

1199ers March In The 2016 Labor Day Parade

LaborDay2016_feat.jpgMembers of 1199SEIU joined thousands of New York City’s working women and men in New York City’s annual Labor Day Parade on Sept. 10. Unions from every sector marched under the theme #Unionmade, reinforcing New York’s heritage as a union town and reminding the public that the City is built and maintained by hardworking union men and women.

2016 West Indian Day Parade

WestIndianDay2016_feat.jpg1199SEIU's "Enchanted Garden" themed contingent added to the splendor of the 49th annual West Indian Day Parade held Sept. 5 in Brooklyn, NY. The yearly display of Caribbean culture lit up Eastern Parkway and drew more than 2 million visitors.

Quality Care & Good Jobs For All”, “We Care”, “We Care We Vote”, “Advocating For Our Patients, Advancing Our Professions”, and “Advocating For Our Patients, Advancing The Nursing Profession” are all trademarks of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East.