1199SEIU Maryland/DC Division

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The Maryland/DC Division was formed in 2005 out of the merger of the former SEIU Locals 1199E-DC and 1998 with 1199SEIU. The Division includes over 9,000 members who work in major academic medical centers and other hospitals and dozens of long-term care facilities in Baltimore, Washington, DC, and their suburbs.

Number of Members: 9,000 
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Maryland/DC Delegates

Everyday, 1199SEIU members are continuing to build on our historic growth in Maryland / DC by uniting and organizing healthcare and home care workers across the state.


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Despite a so-called “last, best and final” offer from hospital management, 1,400 nurses and caregivers at Dimensions Healthcare System in Prince George’s County, Maryland are standing firm in their demand for a contract that provides for safe staffing, no take-backs and that gives fair pay after they have gone without a raise in more than three years.

Hopkins-ratification_feat.jpgCaregivers at Johns Hopkins Hospital are rejoicing the recent ratification of a hard-won contract, which will substantially lift wages for many of the 2,000 technical, maintenance and service workers that the union represents.

fly_mem_20140607_Contract_Update_HAH_feat.jpgEarly Tuesday morning, 2,000 caregivers at Johns Hopkins Hospital reached a tentative agreement with management on a new contract. The four-and-a-half year agreement would dramatically improve pay for low-wage workers at Hopkins.

anthony_brown_feat.jpgMaryland 1199ers’ member activism was seen once again during the Get Out the Vote effort for the June 24th primary elections. That activism was expressed by Lanae Jones, a Member Political Organizer (MPO) who at Johns Hopkins Hospital for six years and has expressed interest in one day running for office, who worked at John Hopkins Hospital for six years and has expressed interest in running for office one day said, “We have the power to change things.”

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