1199 Magazine

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Apr 21, 2022
When NYS Council of Churches head Rev. Peter Cook said last month that, “the time is up for paying these guardian angels a living wage,” he…
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Apr 21, 2022
For Jacynth Stewart, political awareness was nurtured from a very early age. Growing up in Jamaica, Stewart recalls: “My parents used to…
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Apr 21, 2022
Florida members have been celebrating both legislative and contract wins in the early part of this year, which were a long time coming.
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Apr 21, 2022
In a historic decision covering more than 100,000 current and former 1199SEIU home care members, a New York City arbitrator has ordered 42…
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Apr 21, 2022
Whether they work in hospitals, detox clinics, nursing homes or even legal services organizations, 1199SEIU social workers perform an…
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Apr 21, 2022
With the death of Edward (Eddie) Kay on Feb. 15, the progressive movement lost one of its most celebrated organizers. Kay stepped down from…
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Apr 21, 2022
Finding and holding onto an affordable place to live has never been easy, especially when rents are rising faster than wages in many U.S.…
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Apr 21, 2022
On February 17, in the driving rain on a dark night, 1199SEIU members held a candlelight vigil in front of Westchester Medical Center/…
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Apr 21, 2022
As the 1199 Magazine was going to press, New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced that she would finally lift the pause on nursing home…
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Apr 21, 2022
The Women’s Caucus at the union pulled together an evening zoom event on March 4 to honor the strength and courage of their sisters.


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