Quality Care & Good Jobs For All

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Stand & tell the owners of Alaris Health to settle a fair contract that protects patients & workers.
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1199SEIU 2014 NYS Endorsements


Our members work every day with elected leaders to pass progressive legislation for working New Yorkers .


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Climate March



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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Making NY Work

KimLyons_feat.jpgCheck out 1199SEIU delegate Kim Lyons and member Kelvin Juniaus in New York State AFL-CIO's latest video!

Harlem Week Celebrates Basil A. Paterson, Longtime 1199 Friend and Advisor

harlemWeek_feat.jpgEach year, the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce holds its NYC Economic Development Day Business Awards Luncheon as part of Harlem Week, the annual celebration of the spirit, history and cultural life of Harlem. Leaders from industry and public service are recognized for their contributions to the development of Harlem and well as New York City’s communities of color.

Upstate NY Healthcare Workers Picket Brooks Memorial Hospital

BrooksMEM2_feat.jpgEmployees of Brooks Memorial Hospital held an informational picket in front of the 65-bed western NY community hospital on August 7. The action was an effort to raise community awareness about the unfair proposals management is making at the bargaining table. Several hundred workers turned out to walk, along with their families, neighbors, and community supporters. Following the picket was a Community Rally to Save Our Hospital at Washington Park focused on how the community’s access to quality care will be negatively impacted if the hospital, overtaken by a large out-of-state medical center, is downsized to an urgent care center.

6th Annual Political Action Picnic at the Syracuse Zoo is a ROARING Success

RMP_Upstate_feat.jpgDespite stormy weather, over 600 1199SEIU members, family, and friends gathered at the Rosemond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse, NY on July 30th to kick off the 2014 political season.

Home Health Aides Wage Contract Fight at People Care

PeopleCare_feat.jpgMore than 1,200 home health aides represented by 1199SEIU at the People Care Agency in the metropolitan NY area are locked in a contract fight and are prepared to strike if management doesn’t settle a fair agreement.

D.C. Homecare Workers Say “Be Fair To Those Who Care” at Rally to Secure Unpaid Wages

MDDC_3__feat.jpgOn August 6, District of Columbia homecare workers rallied on the steps of City Hall to secure unpaid wages and draw attention to a proposal that would exempt them from the city’s Living Wage Law.

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