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Mar 20, 2017
1199SEIU and the National Benefit Fund are again making available a free tax prep program for members, so they can pay only the taxes they…
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Mar 20, 2017
Well, that didn’t take long. And we can’t say we weren’t warned. One month into his presidency, the man who ran the most racist, sexist,…
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Dec 16, 2016
1199SEIU has long been a leader in campaigns for pro-worker policies and politicians. As such, the overwhelming majority of its political…
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Dec 16, 2016
This year was one of historic victories and, for many of us, heartbreaking 1199ers helped scores of working-family friendly candidates win…
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Dec 15, 2016
Members at New York’s Legal Aid Society are getting ready to head to the negotiating table. At press time, talks for the 1199 bargaining…
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Dec 14, 2016
A month has now passed since the results of the presidential elections set in. And there are still six weeks to go before President Obama…
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Oct 20, 2016
Participants in this year’s Youth Mentoring Program (YMP) celebrated their growth and achievement with a celebration held Aug. 18 at…
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Oct 19, 2016
The economic crisis of 2007- 2008 was precipitated largely by a collapse of the sub-prime home mortgage market; these loans were peddled…
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Oct 19, 2016
Long before 1199 became the major East Coast healthcare workers union, it was a small, combative union of New York City drugstore workers.…
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Oct 19, 2016
1199SEIU members are standing firm against attempts by Rite Aid, one of the largest drugstore chains in the nation, to win major contract…

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