1199 Magazine

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Oct 15, 2022
By the late 1980s, 1199 had grown into a New York City political powerhouse. But even as far back as the 1930s, the Union could be found on…
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Oct 15, 2022
There is no doubt working on the frontlines during the covid pandemic took a terrible toll on 1199ers in the healthcare workforce. Hailed as…
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Oct 14, 2022
“I started gathering stories over 20 years ago,” says Tomasina Decrescenzo, a retired 1199 RN operating room nurse at the now closed St.…
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Oct 14, 2022
More than 500 Registered Nurses at Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville, New Jersey celebrated forming a union with 1199 in August. As…
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Oct 14, 2022
The political movement that 1199ers have built up over decades to protect and expand the rights of working people is now facing some of its…
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Oct 14, 2022
As brick-and-mortar retail operations fight off online competition and a surge in shoplifting across the sector, 1199 members at Rite Aid…
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Oct 14, 2022
After a long, hard battle, members at the Columbia Morningside and SSA bargaining units settled a new three-year contract including a three…
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Oct 13, 2022
More than 1,200 longterm caregiver at a dozen for-profit nursing homes across two Western New York counties whose union contracts had…
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Oct 13, 2022
Teaching new staff members in Professional and Technical roles requires skill and dedication from older hands in the facility. In…
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Oct 13, 2022
On Thursday September 1, a day before the start of Labor Day weekend, 1199SEIU members and community leaders rallied at the 7th Street Park…


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