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Jan 14, 2022
“Whenever I felt despair, I thought about my family. It was my Mom who sustained me,” says Jon-Adrian Velazquez, who was finally released on…
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Jan 7, 2022
Working in the healthcare profession, many 1199ers continued to battle the effects of COVID-19 in their institutions throughout 2021 despite…
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Jan 6, 2022
More than 70 Home Care members from New York and Massachusetts traveled to Washington, DC on November 16 to join a national rally attended…
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Jan 6, 2022
Every employee expects a grace period when they first start a new job. No one expects that a new employee should be operating with the same…
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Jan 6, 2022
It is said that: “The race is not given to the swift or to the strong, but to the one who endures to the end.” This has rarely been more apt…
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Jan 6, 2022
On October 26 and 27, 1199 members at Nuvance / Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, and Nuvance/Putnam Hospital in Carmel, NY,…
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Jan 6, 2022
The holiday season is upon us. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanzaa, Eid Al-Fitr, or none of the above, this time of the year…
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Jan 6, 2022
The willingness to stand up for ourselves and our co-workers up to and including withholding our labor when necessary–no matter how long our…
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Oct 29, 2021
It was a long and winding road to get there, but 1199 members negotiating with the League of Voluntary Hospitals and Homes moved management…
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Oct 29, 2021
From the moment COVID-19 vaccines became available last December, 1199SEIU has been urging its members to get the injection to protect…

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