1199 Magazine

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Jun 22, 2022
The 1199 bargaining unit of nearly 60,000 Personal Care Attendants (PCAs) in Massachusetts—who do the work of Home Care in that state—have…
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Jun 22, 2022
Nursing Home members in New Jersey are raising the alarm that despite ground-breaking legislation which came into effect more than a year…
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Jun 22, 2022
Chris Smalls and Anjelika Maldonado have become household names since they formed a union at the Amazon fulfillment center on Staten Island…
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Jun 22, 2022
Just as this edition is dropping into members mailboxes, 1199 will be swearing in hundreds of new Delegates to represent workers in the…
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Jun 15, 2022
When he was murdered in 1968, Martin Luther King, Jr. was in Memphis supporting a sanitation workers’ strike. This is well known. Less well…
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Apr 21, 2022
When NYS Council of Churches head Rev. Peter Cook said last month that, “the time is up for paying these guardian angels a living wage,” he…
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Apr 21, 2022
For Jacynth Stewart, political awareness was nurtured from a very early age. Growing up in Jamaica, Stewart recalls: “My parents used to…
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Apr 21, 2022
Florida members have been celebrating both legislative and contract wins in the early part of this year, which were a long time coming.
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Apr 21, 2022
In a historic decision covering more than 100,000 current and former 1199SEIU home care members, a New York City arbitrator has ordered 42…
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Apr 21, 2022
Whether they work in hospitals, detox clinics, nursing homes or even legal services organizations, 1199SEIU social workers perform an…


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