1199 Magazine

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May 1, 2018
March is National Social Work Month. 1199SEIU represents more than 2,000 social workers who are employed in a variety of settings. These…
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May 1, 2018
Maurice Gray started his career as a high school teacher in Jamaica. It was not until he came to join his sister in New York in the 1980s…
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Apr 30, 2018
Coretta Scott King, the wife and fellow activist of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., also occupies a place of honor in 1199’s history.
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Apr 30, 2018
For more than a year, some 150 1199 members at George Washington University Hospital (GWUH) have been locked in a battle for a contract with…
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Apr 30, 2018
These are tough times for working people. Nothing new about that, as I’m sure you know. But they’re about to get a whole lot tougher as the…
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Apr 4, 2018
I came into this world around the same time that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a young minister, made history by leading the Montgomery,…
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Mar 7, 2018
Every year, 1199SEIU honors hundreds of members who become new American citizens with help from the 1199SEIU Citizenship Program.
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Mar 2, 2018
The courage and leadership of Florida’s Majory Stoneman Douglas High School students in the aftermath of brutal mass killings, have inspired…
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Feb 28, 2018
When Marilyn Mosby was sworn in as the 25th State’s Attorney for Baltimore City in 2015 she was the youngest chief prosecutor in any…
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Feb 27, 2018
In 1199SEIU, there are likely as many political opinions as there are members. While 1199SEIU’s history reflects a progressive union, the…


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