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1199SEIU is mobilizing members to join advocates from more than 1,000 organizations at a People’s Climate March Sept. 21 in NYC.

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Stand Up For Quality Care & Good Jobs


Stand & tell the owners of Alaris Health to settle a fair contract that protects patients & workers.
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1199SEIU members Get Out The Vote


275,000 members helped secure victories for their patients and communities.


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1199SEIU Healthcare Workers at Brooks Memorial Hospital Ratify New Collective Bargaining Agreement

brooks_memorial_dunkirk_feat.jpgDunkirk, NY – The votes have been cast and counted and after months of difficult and stalled negotiations, the 1199SEIU healthcare workers at Brooks Memorial voted 4 to 1 to ratify a new collective bargaining agreement with the hospital. The agreement will maintain quality care and good jobs for the Dunkirk community.

Purple Power in Primary Victories

Though not every candidate on the Union’s slate succeeded in winning their race on Primary Day this past Tuesday in New York and Massachusetts, Purple Power was again the key to victory in a number of critical state and local contests.

Brooks Memorial Hospital And 1199SEIU Caregivers Reach Tentative Contract Agreement

brooks.efeat2.jpg“We are pleased to announce that Brooks Memorial Hospital and the workers of 1199SEIU, United Healthcare Workers East have reached a tentative contract settlement. We believe this contract, when ratified, will benefit the hospital, the workers and the entire community.

1199SEIU Florida Members tell HCA-affiliated Hospitals: We Can’t Survive on 1.75!

hca_bargaining_team_2014_group1_100px.jpgAfter six months of negotiations, healthcare workers employed by Hospital Corporation of America-affiliated hospitals in Florida are frustrated that their hospitals are only offering 1.75% wage increases the first year of their contract and just 2% the other two years. Even more frustrating, the hospitals continue to refuse to guarantee wage increases for per diem employees and to stop capping wages of its most tenured and experienced employees. 

Support Builds for People’s Climate March

ClimateSiteGraphicLG_smfeat.jpgSupport for the People’s Climate March, scheduled for September 21 in Manhattan, continues to mushroom. More than 750 organizations, including 1199SEIU, have endorsed what organizers say will be the biggest rally of its kind in history.

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