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
1199SEIU members at Nashoba Valley Medical Center (NVMC) in Ayer, Massachusetts have reached their first agreement for a new contract with management. The agreement at Nashoba Valley Medical Center, a Steward Healthcare facility, will be for one year. Steward-wide bargaining will begin next summer.
1199SEIU members attended the White House Conference on Aging. The White House has held a Conference on Aging each decade since the 1960s to identify and advance actions to improve the quality of life of older Americans.
Inspired by Personal Care Attendants (PCAs) who won a $15 wage in negotiations with the state last month, workers at Medical Resources Home Health Corp. have voted to unionize – despite a vicious, illegal anti-union campaign waged by executives at the home care agency.