Quality Care & Good Jobs For All

Remembering Sandy Two Years Later

Sandy2yrsLater_feat.jpgIt’s been two years since Hurricane Sandy swept through New York and New Jersey. The storm wreaked the kind of havoc on the five boroughs and sections of Long Island and southern New Jersey that many residents of those areas never thought possible during their lifetimes.

1400 Nurses and Caregivers in Prince George’s County Ratify Labor Contract with Dimensions Healthcare System

Dimensions_feat.jpgThe 1400 nurses and caregivers at Dimensions Healthcare System in Prince George’s County have voted to ratify a new three-year contract that guarantees at least a six percent salary increase, caps work shift cancellations and insures that the $655 million hospital planned for the county will be a union shop.

1199SEIU Members attend only New York State Gubernatorial Debate

dovDebate2_feat.jpgBuffalo, NY – On Wednesday evening, members rallied in support of Governor Cuomo outside the WNED studios in Buffalo before attending the only Gubernatorial Debate to be held this election season either in person or through a live Debate Watch Party with elected officials, local union leaders, and community activists.

1199SEIU Retiree Addresses Moral Monday Rally

nc_retirees2_feat.jpgNorth Carolina’s Moral Monday protests, which began in 2013 at the state capitol in Raleigh, came to the town of Rockingham on Oct. 20.

More Than 5,000 Caregivers Attend Ebola Education Session

ebolaConf_feat.jpg“When you have the job of taking care of a patient with a highly infectious disease, it’s scary,” Arjun Srinivasan, Associate Director for Healthcare-Associated Infection Prevention Programs at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, told the more than 5,000 healthcare workers who gathered at New York City’s Jacob Javits Convention Center Oct. 21 for an Ebola Education Session presented by the GNYHA/1199 Healthcare Education Project and the Partnership for Quality Care.

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