1199 Magazine

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Jun 4, 2019
Fifty years ago, in the spring of 1959, some 450 workers at two Charleston, South Carolina, hospitals struck for more than three months for…
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Jun 4, 2019
With next year’s Presidential and Congressional elections, everything we’ve achieved, hold dear, and hope for our children is at stake. So…
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Jun 4, 2019
For Mother’s Day this year, we heard from 1199SEIU “kids“ about how their mother’s Union membership made their lives better.
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Jun 4, 2019
1199 is unique in this world. Our Union was founded not only as a workers’ rights organization, but also as one of freedom fighters. Written…
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May 2, 2019
These days, it's easy to go down the rabbit hole of “why”. We’re bombarded with motivation analysis. And the pitch of that conversation is…
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Apr 17, 2019
These 1199ers care for New York State’s North Country. Just above the Adirondack Mountains in Northeastern New York State lies the North…
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Apr 17, 2019
This year marks the 60th anniversary of 1199’s emergence as New York’s major healthcare union. The saga began with a resounding Dec. 30,…
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Apr 16, 2019
Most of us have heard the message that a balanced diet packed full of fresh produce and limited in fried foods and sugar is one of the best…
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Apr 16, 2019
Workers and community members in Washington, D.C., are fighting to change the narrative at one local hospital. United Medical Center (UMC),…
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Apr 16, 2019
Mount Sinai Social Worker Joanne Rutland was thirteen when she started working in health care.

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