1199 Magazine

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Oct 21, 2021
The phrase Information Superhighway was first coined in the late 1970’s by U.S. Vice President Al Gore when the internet was in its infancy…
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Sep 21, 2021
1979 was the eleventh straight year that New York City’s labor movement had failed to sponsor a Labor Day parade. That year,1199 decided to…
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Sep 21, 2021
Long term care workers across Florida who have been on the front lines of the pandemic are uniting through their union, 1199SEIU United…
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Sep 21, 2021
A group of MDDC region workers this year marked Juneteenth with a dramatic action standing up for workers’ rights—and in keeping with the…
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Sep 21, 2021
RN Deb Montgomery was hired full-time by HCA Palms West Hospital in December 2019 and immediately joined 1199SEIU for the better pay and…
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Sep 16, 2021
At Wesley Gardens nursing home in Rochester, NY, 1199ers care for a broad range of patients—from seniors on a memory care unit to young…
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Sep 13, 2021
New York City loves a party. And on July 7, the city held a big one with a parade honoring the essential workers who sacrificed so much…
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Sep 13, 2021
In early July, 1199SEIU members and the League of Voluntary Hospital and Homes kicked off negotiations for a new collective bargaining…
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Sep 13, 2021
1199ers were among the scores who rallied in lower Manhattan on July 29 demanding that NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio and the New York City Police…
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Sep 13, 2021
Members 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East rallied in Miami July 16 to show unity with Cuban citizens demanding freedom and fairness…

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