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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1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East and Steward Health Care Sign Three-year Labor Contract

1199-100x.jpg BOSTON, MA (August 2, 2016) – Members of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East employed at eight hospital campuses operated by Steward Health Care have voted overwhelmingly to ratify a new labor agreement with the largest operator of community hospitals in Massachusetts. 1199SEIU is the largest and fastest-growing union of healthcare workers in Massachusetts. Steward Health Care is the fifth largest employer in Massachusetts.

Community Leaders Call on New Bedford, Fall River Mayors to Hold Meetings on Hospital Merger

1199-100x.jpgNew Bedford, MA (August 9, 2016) – South Coast healthcare workers have joined labor leaders and civil rights and social justice advocates in requesting that the mayors of Fall River and New Bedford review the proposed merger between Southcoast Health and Care New England.

Healthcare Workers, South Boston Community Health Center Agree to Faster Path to $15 Wage

1199-100x.jpgBoston, MA (August 11, 2016) – Healthcare workers at South Boston Community Health Center reached an agreement with health center leaders to accelerate the timeline for workers to earn a living wage.

Moving Our Platform Forward

1199-100x.jpgBefore wrapping up this year's legislative session, the Legislature took action on several of our key priorities that helped move our issues platform forward:

Victory at Health Quest

Vassar-victory_feat.jpgOn July 27th, 48 lab workers at Health Quest voted to join with 1199. The lab, which is located inside Vassar Hospital in Poughkeepsie, NY, had been outsourced to Health Quest. Therefore, the workers were not included in the bargaining units originally organized at Vassar. With this victory, the lab workers join their colleagues at Vassar Hospital as 1199 members.

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.