1199 Magazine

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May 12, 2021
Workers at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, already involved in the institution’s transition into the One Brooklyn Health System, are now…
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May 12, 2021
On a frigid day in December 2020, two weeks before the year anniversary of their contract expiration, with a snowstorm looming, more than…
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May 11, 2021
Home health workers across the Union have been leading the way for vaccinations and PPE for home-based care workers. In New York City,…
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May 11, 2021
Shortly after his election in 2008, President Barack Obama famously responded to Republican attacks on the Affordable Care Act by reminding…
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May 11, 2021
1199SEIU members made history in April. Nursing home reforms that workers have been trying to win for decades were finally enacted by the…
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Feb 24, 2021
COVID-19 shines a light on the critical, behind-the-scenes role of laboratory workers in patient care. 1199SEIU represents laboratory…
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Feb 24, 2021
During an unprecedented national crisis, 1199ers moved to the vanguard to defeat perhaps the worst president in our nation’s history. Now we…
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Feb 24, 2021
In January, after 50 years at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center in Brooklyn, Clinical Laboratory Scientist Fritz Joseph hung up his lab coat…
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Feb 23, 2021
As COVID-19 raged throughout New York City’s metropolitan area, there was an unexpected pilgrimage north to New York’s Hudson Valley. Real…
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Feb 23, 2021
For Jesse Aguirre, a transport messenger at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Queens, NY, COVID-19 work became personal in April, when the…

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