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Caregivers, Residents, and Family Members Picket for Safe Staffing and Good Jobs at Alameda Center

alameda_feat.jpg1199 members from Alameda Center nursing home in Perth Amboy, NJ, picketed at their workplace on Thursday, July 21st to demand that the facility reverse its decision to lay off at least 18 workers, a move which caregivers say is jeopardizing quality care for residents and will cause immediate financial hardship for workers and their families.

Statement in Response to the North Miami Police Shooting of Caregiver Charles Kinsey

1199-100x.jpg“The unjustified and unprovoked shooting of Charles Kinsey is yet another example of the brutal racial injustice that we’re continuously witnessing in our communities and in the news cycles."

1199SEIU Members Picket for Justice and Quality Care at Alaris Health Nursing Homes

alaris-picket_feat.jpgIn a showing of commitment and determination to improve jobs and protect quality care, nursing home workers at four Alaris Health facilities in New Jersey held pickets on June 29th and 30th. 1199SEIU members called for fair contracts that would improve staffing levels for certified nursing assistants, provide affordable family health insurance, and raise wages for low-wage caregivers.

EXCLUSIVE: Ad campaign urges breast cancer screening for New Yorkers

dailyNews_feat.jpgA new ad blitz wants New Yorkers to think about breasts — and breast cancer screenings. The Healthcare Education Project, a joint initiative of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East and the Greater New York Hospital Association, has launched a two-month ad campaign to educate women about the importance of getting breast cancer screenings.

1199SEIU & GNYHA Healthcare Education Project Launch Multi-Million Dollar Ad Campaign to Promote Importance of Breast Cancer Screening

1199-100x.jpg New York, NY (July 8, 2016) – The Healthcare Education Project (HEP) – a joint labor-management initiative of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East and the Greater New York Hospital Association (GNYHA) – has launched a multi-million ad campaign to educate women about the importance of breast cancer screening.

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.