1199 Magazine

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Nov 14, 2017
Since its inception in 1965, The Anne Shore Camp program has been sending eligible 1199ers’ children who are between the ages of nine and…
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Nov 13, 2017
In the American labor lexicon, apprentices are generally more associated with hammer and nails than blood sugar checks.
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Nov 13, 2017
When Hurricane Irma hit the U.S. island of Puerto Rico, it took the lives of three people and left 70 percent of the residents without…
Aug 17, 2017
PARTISANSHIP SUCCUMBED TO THE COMMON GOOD People power doesn’t sleep. The nation saw proof on July 28 at about 1:30 a.m. in the U.S. Senate,…
Aug 17, 2017
I’m a retired 1199 member and a person with a disability who is very relieved that the disastrous attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act…
Aug 16, 2017
In Rochester, NY, America’s immigration story is unfolding among a community of refugees from Asia’s mountain kingdom of Bhutan.
Aug 16, 2017
Bronx Lebanon Hospital Housekeeper Dowaine Clarke thought he was going to die on June 30. “We were right next to a guy who had been shot and…
Aug 16, 2017
1199SEIU represents 102 members at Westfield Center, a nursing home in northeastern New Jersey. Workers at the institution care for seniors…
Aug 16, 2017
Janine Bassi did not start out as a union activist. In fact, she took some convincing before she could see the value of collective…
Aug 16, 2017
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in June issued a complaint against New York City’s prestigious NYU Langone Medical Center (NYU)…


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