1199 Magazine

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Jan 4, 2023
The past year has been an especially good one for 1199 home care members in New York State. In February, an arbitrator issued an historic…
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Jan 4, 2023
As the country went into the midterm elections on November 8, the GOP was crowing about an expected “red wave” – counting on voters’ fears…
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Jan 4, 2023
“I am an entertainer in my soul,” says DJ Ketchup—aka Chaheem Priest, an 1199 Resident Support Worker at Glendale Nursing Home in…
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Jan 3, 2023
Just one month after marking National Physician Assistants week, a group of 345 Physician Assistants (PAs) at Montefiore Medical Center’s…
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Jan 3, 2023
More than 6,300 healthcare workers at the largest private hospital system in Western New York won a new three-year contract in October,…
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Jan 3, 2023
Florida members living and working in the path of Hurricane Ian, which made landfall on September 28, are still reeling from its effects. It…
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Dec 30, 2022
In a year when union organizing nationwide saw a dramatic resurgence, thousands of healthcare workers seized the moment to come together…
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Dec 30, 2022
We dodged disaster in last month’s midterm elections. Despite all the polling and predictions, the GOP “red wave” largely receded and ended…
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Dec 30, 2022
As we say goodbye to 2022 and usher in the New Year, we have many achievements to look back on to make us proud, as well as hopeful. There…
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Oct 15, 2022
By the late 1980s, 1199 had grown into a New York City political powerhouse. But even as far back as the 1930s, the Union could be found on…


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