Union Help for Rite Aid Members

October 20, 2023

As Rite Aid begins closing stores in New York City and New Jersey amid reports that it is planning to file for bankruptcy, 1199 has been holding regu- lar meetings with members to help ease their path into new jobs in healthcare.

1199 Pharmacists who have been laid off by the drug store chain will be given priority for available job openings in Union hospitals and clinics. Retail staff considering a career change can access programs run by the 1199SEIU Training and Edu- cation Fund. For more information about the fund’s workshops on job seeking strategies, resume writ- ing, cover letters, and interviewing skills, click the QR code or call 844-833-1199.

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