1199 Magazine

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)…
Aug 16, 2017
Patient navigators at Jamaica Hospital in Queens, NY voted unanimously for 1199 representation in an election held June 16.
Aug 16, 2017
In the wee hours of June 23, some 270 members at three New Jersey nursing homes settled a hard-won contract settlement and averted a one-day…
Aug 16, 2017
In the wee hours of June 23, some 270 members at three New Jersey nursing homes settled a hard-won contract settlement and averted a one-day…
Aug 15, 2017
This summer’s Unity and Power vote, which was conducted union-wide over six weeks. In nearly 1,300 elections at 800 employers, 93% of voting…
Jul 7, 2017
We are nurses in New York’s Hudson Valley who have been personally touched by the opioid epidemic besieging our communities.
Jul 5, 2017
Anthony Rodgers Wright is an activist and policy director for the national nonprofit Environmental Action. He has presented the case for…
Jul 5, 2017
U. S. Census Bureau statistics indicate that one in five Americans is a person with a disability. Historically these persons have suffered…
Jul 5, 2017
A relieved group of 1199SEIU members at Hudson Park Nursing Home in Albany, NY unanimously ratified a collective bargaining agreement in…

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