Healthcare workers at Start Treatment and Recovery Centers have voted overwhelmingly, by 93 votes to 37, to join 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East.

We are proud to welcome the RNs, LPNs, counselors, Medical Assistants, Medicaid retention and Maintenance staff at Start Treatment and Recovery Centers seven sites, as brothers and sisters in the 1199SEIU family.

By providing compassionate care to people in Harlem and Brooklyn living with addiction and behavioral health disorders, the workers at Start Treatment and Recovery Centers embody the spirit of the 1199 local.

1199SEIU is the largest healthcare workers union in the US with more than 400,000 members and one of the fastest growing unions in the country.

As well as having a larger say in their working lives, the newest members from Start Treatment and Recovery Centers voted to join our union for 1199’s pension, job security, affordable quality healthcare and educational benefits.