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1199SEIU Members Celebrate Another Important Victory in the Fight for Fifteen

Secretary Clinton and 1199 President George GreshamIn another victory in the Fight for Fifteen, the mayors of two major upstate New York cities, Buffalo and Rochester, said that they will raise the minimum wage of municipal employees to $15 an hour. 

1199SEIU, Largest Healthcare Union in America, Supports SEIU Endorsement of Hillary Clinton

Secretary Clinton and 1199 President George GreshamToday the Executive Board of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) voted to endorse Hillary Clinton for President, and 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East voted to support that decision.

November Election Victories Pave The Way To 2016

elections_feat.jpgWeeks before Election Day, 1199SEIU members were out in their communities from Massachusetts to Florida, knocking on doors, making phone calls and encouraging co-workers to vote for candidates who support living wage jobs, quality healthcare, and economic security. The years we vote for local candidates are sometimes called off-year elections but, 2015 was no different than any other for these political activists. When the polls closed on November 3, the results indicated that in the majority of races, 1199 members had exerted their collective strength and won, once again.

1199SEIU Members Were Loud and Proud in Boston, MA on Tuesday, November 10 As Part of a Fight for $15 National Day of Action

WageAction_NationalDay_feat.jpg1199SEIU members were loud and proud in Boston, MA on Tuesday, November 10 as part of a Fight for $15 National Day of Action. Locally, actions were organized by the 1199-backed #WageAction coalition.

1199 Members and Supporters Rallied at Baltimore's New Amazon Fulfillment Center

ff15_mddc_feat.jpgMore than 100 1199 members and supporters rallied at Baltimore's new Amazon fulfillment center, calling for higher wages and family sustaining jobs in Baltimore City. We challenged Baltimore City elected officials and employers to promote policies to create jobs that pay at least $15 per hour, jobs that pay a family sustaining wage and help low-income families move forward.

New York City Shows Out In The Fight For $15

ff15_nyc_feat23.jpgGrey skies, a deluge and a steady drizzle didn’t dampen the spirit of the Fight for $15 yesterday in New York City. On Tuesday morning hundreds rallied in downtown Brooklyn where they were joined by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. In the evening, thousands marched and rallied at events in downtown Manhattan. The events were part of a nationwide day of action in cities across the country where workers from every sector demanded justice, equality and a $15 minimum hourly wage. Even those who currently make more than $15 turned out to show support for their sisters and brothers struggling to make ends meet on $8.00 an hour.

New Jersey 1199ers Held Pickets at 3 Nursing Homes to Call for $15/hr Minimum Wage for all Healthcare Workers

medicenter2_feat.jpgNew Jersey 1199ers held pickets at three nursing homes on November 10 to call for $15 an hour minimum wage for all healthcare workers. Despite drenching rain, workers in Jersey City, Perth Amboy, and Neptune City picketed for hours, making a powerful statement to their employers that they are ready to do whatever it takes to win a path towards a living wage for all.

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