Learn about the benefits available to you and your family as a member of 1199SEIU. Read More »

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1199SEIU Delegates are the rank-and-file leadership of our Union. Like “stewards” in other Unions, our Delegates are workers on the job who are elected by the members in the institutions-usually by department and shift. Read More »
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Free Summer Enrichment Programs for Middle School Students

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NYC 1199ers! New York City has added 17,000 seats and doubled the number of seats for summer enrichment programs for young people. To be eligible, your child must be in middle school. The Department of Youth and Community Development is supporting these Summer Enrichment programs – everything from Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), service learning and literacy to dance, the arts and sports. As the summer is quickly approaching, you have to act fast. Follow these three easy steps to secure a spot at one of the many summer programs across the City. Pre-enroll by Monday, June 30.

TEF Domestic Violence Webinar

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Home Mortgage Seminar

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If you're thinking about buying a home, drop by one of the Home Mortgage Program's upcoming seminars. Our staff will help you secure an affordable, low-interest mortgage from a lender you can trust.

Credit Counseling Workshop

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What is a Union

A union is a group of workers who form an organization to gain:

• Respect on the job,
• Better wages and benefits,
• More flexibility for work and family needs,
• A counterbalance to the unchecked power of employers, and
• A voice in improving the quality of their products and services.

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- What is a Union

What is a Union Delegate

A union Delegate is an employee just like you. They have a job to do every day, and they answer to the same management that you do.

The key difference, though, is that a union Delegate has the training, the tools, and the protections to help you and other employees solve problems at work!

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- What is a Union Delegate

Glossary of Unions Labor Terms

Click here to view a glossary of labor terms that we've put together.

- Glossary of Labor Terms