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1199 members from Alameda Center nursing home in Perth Amboy, NJ, picketed at their workplace on Thursday, July 21st to demand that the facility reverse its decision to lay off at least 18 workers, a move which caregivers say is jeopardizing quality care for residents and will cause immediate financial hardship for workers and their families.
In a showing of commitment and determination to improve jobs and protect quality care, nursing home workers at four Alaris Health facilities in New Jersey held pickets on June 29th and 30th. 1199SEIU members called for fair contracts that would improve staffing levels for certified nursing assistants, provide affordable family health insurance, and raise wages for low-wage caregivers.
A new ad blitz wants New Yorkers to think about breasts — and breast cancer screenings. The Healthcare Education Project, a joint initiative of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East and the Greater New York Hospital Association, has launched a two-month ad campaign to educate women about the importance of getting breast cancer screenings.
New York, NY (July 8, 2016) – The Healthcare Education Project (HEP) – a joint labor-management initiative of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East and the Greater New York Hospital Association (GNYHA) – has launched a multi-million ad campaign to educate women about the importance of breast cancer screening.
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