With over 47,000 members in Massachusetts delivering quality care in hospitals, nursing homes, rehabilitation facilities, clinics, and at home, 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East is the fastest-growing union in the Bay State.
Number of Members: 47,000 Number of Delegates: 482 Number of Facilities: 87
WAREHAM, MA - 1199SEIU members at Tobey Hospital in Wareham, MA recently ratified a new contact. Members at Tobey Hospital work as dietary aides, housekeepers, technicians, coordinators, amongst other positions.
Concerned 1199SEIU caregivers were amongst the community members who recently delivered thousands of petition signatures to the office of Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick calling for the restoration of healthcare services to the Northern Berkshire community. The action follows the recent abrupt closure of North Adams Regional Hospital.
1199SEIU members and leaders gathered with Governor Patrick and state officials at Lynn Community Health Center recently to announce the first grants of the Health Care Workforce Transformation Fund, a statewide effort to increase quality and reduce costs in healthcare.