With over 52,000 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: 52,000 Number of Delegates: 482 Number of Facilities: 87
The Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) began in 1888, when it was established as a permanent research station by the first U.S. Fish Commissioner, Spencer Fullerton. Fullerton recognized the area’s unique properties; at Woods Hole plants and animals from the warm waters of the Gulf Stream come together with those from the cold water of Cape Cod Bay providing unique research opportunities for scientists, researchers and students from around the world.
This week, on Tuesday, May 25th, we joined Partners HealthCare in announcing a momentous strategic alliance that formalizes a joint commitment to working together in pursuit of our common goals, including promoting consumer access to quality healthcare services.
Personal Care Attendants from 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East and the Baker-Polito Administration will sign a new three-year contract that creates a pathway to $15/hour for the state’s 35,000 Personal Care Attendants (PCA).
Find out more about the PCA Workforce Council and the PCA program at mass.gov/pca/
If you are looking for additional PCA hours, check out the Rewarding Work directory. Add your name to the directory so a consumer looking for a PCA can contact you. Go to masspcadirectory.org for more information.