Florida

At 1199SEIU Florida, we represent more than 25,000 healthcare employees —from nurses to clerical employees — working in the hospital and nursing home industry. We work in some of the largest for-profit and academic healthcare institutions in the state and are constantly working to achieve affordable, high quality healthcare for all. Our members have a rich history of striving to transform lives by empowering our communities to stand for justice, dignity, and respect for everyone.


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May 8, 2020
I am an orthopedic surgical nurse at University Hospital and Medical Center in Tamarac, FL, and simply doing my job could be fatal. It’s not…
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May 2, 2020
Miramar—In the midst of a widespread shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE), the state’s largest healthcare union has facilitated a…
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May 1, 2020
MIAMI----Two months into the COVID-19 crisis and with the numbers of confirmed cases spiking in the state’s long-term care (LTC) facilities,…
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Apr 23, 2020
When a Union of virtually all male pharmacy workers began organizing hospital workers in 1959, they unleashed an army of working women…
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Apr 22, 2020
MIAMI----With COVID-19 surging in Florida, the state’s largest healthcare union, 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, has outlined a…
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Apr 17, 2020
MIAMI---Nurses with Florida’s largest healthcare union, 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, have rejected new COVID-19 protocols from…
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Apr 16, 2020
We’re more than a week away from the projected peak of the COVID-19 coronavirus in Tampa Bay and the state, but more than 20,000 Floridians…
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Mar 26, 2020
Miramar, FL - The following open letter from Dale Ewart, Acting Executive Vice President of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, was…
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Mar 21, 2020
Our nurses and other healthcare staff in hospitals and nursing homes having been working tirelessly on the front lines of public health to…
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Mar 13, 2020
As we continue to learn the specifics of the coronavirus, it is imperative that we serve as advocates for protecting the health of our…

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Miami Office
2881 Corporate Way
Miramar, FL
305-623-3000




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