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
BOSTON ─ Tuesday, November 5 was a day of victory for 1199SEIU members in Boston as we celebrated electing Marty Walsh as the next mayor of Boston. Walsh succeeds current Boston Mayor Tom Menino, who was a major advocate for healthcare workers, workers’ rights, and many social justice issues.
BOSTON ─ For the past month, 1199SEIU members have been speaking to family, friends and neighbors in Boston communities in an effort to help elect Marty Walsh as the next mayor of Boston. More 1199SEIU members are expected to mobilize for a strong turnout on Election Day on Tuesday, November 5.
WORCESTER ─ 1199SEIU members enjoyed an evening of cultural diversity recently when the various caucuses that are a part of the local came together for a potluck and evening of mobilization. More than 80 people attended the get-together.
BRIDGEWATER ─ Members of 1199SEIU, the state’s largest healthcare union, have ratified a new labor agreement at Bridgewater State Hospital. BSH is a hospital for the criminally insane that employs 130 1199SEIU mental health workers and nurses.