1199 Magazine

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Jan 2, 2019
Myths and facts about the flu
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Jan 2, 2019
“As healthcare workers we are no doubt going to be exposed to the flu. Having a flu shot can protect you even when you’ve taken other…
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Jan 2, 2019
Sonia Ramirez is a humble home health aide who does not see herself as a hero. Her neighbors beg to differ. Many witnessed her heroism in…
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Jan 2, 2019
Workers at several Baltimore area hospitals including Sinai and Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC) recently settled a set of landmark,…
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Jan 2, 2019
“As soon as I get someone’s ear, I’m going to talk about health care,” says Evelyn Harris, an 1199SEIU delegate who has worked as a PCA at…
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Jan 2, 2019
Our Union has joined hundreds of immigrant and civil rights organizations to turn back a cruel attempt by the Trump administration to punish…
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Dec 26, 2018
Anxiety punctuated much of the last year, but 1199ers continued to shine, winning in the workplace, standing up to attacks on health care,…
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Dec 20, 2018
On the morning after the 2016 presidential elections we woke up to President Donald J. Trump. I knew we were in a world of trouble. I…
Nov 2, 2018
Community members, healthcare organizations and elected officials are struggling together in efforts to contain a national opioid epidemic…
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Nov 1, 2018
It’s well-known that healthcare workers face some of the highest rates of accidental injury on the job, but it’s less well-known that health…

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