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Western NY 1199ers Keep Up The Fight For $15 at the NYS Capitol

WNY_feat.jpgA group of Western NY 1199ers traveled to the NYS Capitol in Albany on Feb. 3 to testify before the State Legislature’s Budget Committee on Workforce Development.  While they were there, they also had conversations with state legislators about the need to raise the statewide minimum wage to $15.

Our History is US history

amsterdamNews_feat.jpgDuring African-American History Month, we are reminded that the struggles and victories of people of African descent are central to our nation’s progress. Every step on our long journey to equality has benefited the nation as a whole.

Statement RE: Flint Water Crisis

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"The healthcare workers of 1199SEIU stand in solidarity with the people of Flint, Michigan, who have been affected by lead-poisoned water in a devastating and ongoing public health crisis."

VIDEO: Hundreds of Low-Wage New York Workers Marched for $15/hour on MLK Day

1199-100x.jpgOn MLK Day, hundreds of home care and healthcare workers stood up for a $15/hour minimum wage as they marched through Harlem in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King.

Workers To Fresenius: Don’t Put Profits Over Patients

fresenius_feat.jpgMembers of 1199SEIU and the New York State Nurses Association held a joint informational picket at sites throughout New York City and the Hudson Valley today to urge the company to put patients before profits.

Labor's Debt To Dr. King

alethiaBoone_feat.jpgThe emergence of 1199 as the foremost hospital union in the nation and Dr. King as the preeminent civil rights leader was no accident of history.

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.