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Social Concern Homecare is Unconcerned About Workers

concern_feat.jpgScores of homecare workers and their supporters picked the Social Concern Community Development Agency in Laurelton, Queens yesterday to demand that the company make good on delinquent benefit payments and maintain workers’ healthcare coverage.

March 25, 1911: Remember the Triangle Fire

triangle_feat2.jpgToday is the 104th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, a disaster that spurred a previously-unseen movement to improve safety standards for workers across the country.

1199 Welcomes Caregivers from Auburn Nursing Home

auburn_nh_feat_(1).jpgOn February 27, workers at Auburn Nursing Home voted to join 1199SEIU. The 63 Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) and Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) were motivated to join 1199 for various reasons including short staffing, unfair discipline, lack of respect on the job, as well as a lack of pay increase in four years and an inability to qualify for paid time off.

1199 Welcomes Caregivers from St. Luke’s Roosevelt

On March 2, 28 workers at University Practice Medical Associates at St. Luke’s Roosevelt said yes to 1199SEIU representation. Then, on March 11, 57 workers at Mount Sinai Doctors Brooklyn Heights also voted unanimously to join.

Reflections on Ferguson

ferguson_feat.jpgI was happy to be chosen as one of the 1199SEIU delegates to attend the SEIU IGNITE conference in St. Louis, Mo., from March 7 to 10.

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