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1199SEIU is mobilizing members to join advocates from more than 400 organizations at a People’s Climate March Sept. 21 in NYC.

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Stand up for workers. Stand up for Brooks Memorial. Stand up for us.

brooks_feat.jpgBrooks Memorial, a 65-bed hospital in Dunkirk, NY has been seeking ways to bring in revenue, like many hospitals around the country. At the same time, the hospital administration has been making little headway in contract negotiations with one hundred and seventy-five 1199SEIU healthcare workers, who keep the hospital running. These are direct caregivers, technical and clerical employees and the maintenance workers who keep the hospital clean and safe.

Healthcare Workers at The Pines of Utica, NY Ratify First Contract

utica_feat.jpgLast month, 1199SEIU members at The Pines of Utica, NY, proudly and overwhelmingly ratified their very first union contract.

Healthcare Workers at 4 Nursing Homes in Hudson, Bergen Threaten to Strike

njcom_Logo_feat.jpgMilly Silva, executive vice president of 1199SEIU, joined by union members and local officials, hold a press conference at Journal Square in Jersey City on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, to announce a possible strike at four Alaris Health-owned nursing homes to protest what they say are unfair labor practices, persistent staffing shortages and management's proposals to reduce job standards. Reena Rose Sibayan/The Jersey Journal.

1199SEIU Joins Hands with NY RNs to Oppose Keystone Pipeline

1199SEIU this month released a joint statement with the New York State Nurses Association declaring their opposition to the Keystone XL, a 1,700-mile pipeline that would transport for eventual export 830,000 barrels of dirty tar sands oil from Alberta, Canada, to U.S. Gulf Coast refineries.

1199SEIU to Join Massive NYC People’s Climate March

peoples-climate-march_feat.jpg1199SEIU will soon begin mobilizing members to join advocates from more than 400 organizations at a People’s Climate March September 21 in New York City.

1199SEIU and NY Hospital League Settle Tentative New Four-Year Agreement

Victory_feat.jpgAfter months of negotiations that culminated in a weekend of marathon talks at a Manhattan hotel, this morning at roughly 3:30 a.m.1199SEIU and the League of Voluntary Hospitals and Homes of New York announced a tentative, four-year collective bargaining agreement.

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