Health Care for All

As a union of healthcare workers, patient satisfaction is our highest calling. This is best secured by ensuring a highly motivated workforce with a strong voice in the workplace. We have fought to have a voice in patient care and in the workplace as a whole.

To that end, 1199SEIU works with employers, elected officials and healthcare advocates to improve the quality of healthcare and to make it available to all.

Through our efforts, we have helped secure billions of dollars in healthcare funding in New York State alone, with similar wins, though on a smaller scale, throughout regions we serve. We continue our work to strengthen the Affordable Care Act and advance legislation that expands access to quality care for all.

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Jun 19, 2019
1199SEIU Strongly Rejects Modified Nursing Home Staffing Bill A382, Assails No-Notice Committee Vote
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Jun 17, 2019
It seems like getting sick will cost you an arm and a leg, literally. The on-going Healthcare and prescription drug catastrophe is a…
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Jun 10, 2019
1199SEIU represents over 700 Registered Nurses at Brooklyn’s Brookdale Medical Center and its associated long term care facility, the…
May 30, 2019
We are proud to welcome 38 new members who work as Laboratory Technologists at the Health Quest facility attached to Vassar Brother Hospital…
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May 17, 2019
The proposed budget from Chairman Phil Mendelson and Councilmember Vincent Gray is a disaster for healthcare in Wards 7 and 8. The funding…
May 6, 2019
A Six-Hour Interprofessional Symposium in Honor of Mental Health Awareness Month
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Apr 16, 2019
Workers and community members in Washington, D.C., are fighting to change the narrative at one local hospital. United Medical Center (UMC),…
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Apr 16, 2019
Maintaining Union Strength 1199SEIU Personal Care Attendants (PCAs) in Massachusetts have a lot of irons in the fire these days. In one of…
Apr 11, 2019
Budget provides a boost for nursing homes, PCAs and other crucial programs that care for state’s most vulnerable residents
Apr 5, 2019
As PCAs, we care for Massachusetts. Every day, we enter the homes of those who are family or who have become like family to ensure they are…


HCA Fast Facts:

Workers Represented: 10,000
Number of Facilities: 19

HCA affiliated hospitals represented by 1199SEIU:

Aventura Hospital & Medical Center
Blake Medical Center, Bradenton
Central Florida Medical Center
Doctors Hospital of Sarasota
Fawcett Memorial Hospital
Kendall Regional Medical Center
Largo Medical Center
Medical Center at Trinity
Northside Hospital
Northwest Medical Center
Oak Hill Hospital
Osceola Regional Medical Center
Palms West Hospital
Plantation General Hospital
St. Lucie Medical Center
St. Petersburg Hospital
West Palm Medical Center
Westside Regional Medical Center
University Hospital

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