Service Workers at Health Alliance Hospital in Kingston, NY, Vote Yes to join 1199SEIU

January 7, 2020

HealthAlliance_fa.jpgThis week we welcome nearly 225 new members from Health Alliance Hospital into the 1199SEIU family.

The Nursing Assistants, Specialty Care Techs, Drivers, CASACs, Pharmacy Techs and Clerks at the hospital in Kingston, New York, voted by 143 to 2 to join our union.

By providing compassionate and professional care to people in Kingston, NY, and the surrounding area, our Health Alliance colleagues embody the spirit of the 1199 local.

1199SEIU is the largest healthcare workers’ union in the US, with more than 400,000 members in five states along the Eastern seaboard. We are one of the fastest growing unions in the country.

As well as having a larger say in their working lives, the newest members at Health Alliance voted to join our union for 1199’s retirement and job security, affordable quality healthcare and educational benefits.