1199 Magazine

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Mar 1, 2022
On January 17, hundreds of 1199SEIU members at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NY, held their 41st annual event to honor Dr. Martin…
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Mar 1, 2022
Claudette Colvin, a now retired 1199SEIU member, who courageously defied the segregated bus laws in Alabama during the Jim Crow era, has…
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Mar 1, 2022
As proud 1199SEIU members, we all know coming together to bargain collectively gives us the best chance of negotiating strong contracts for…
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Feb 26, 2022
For months now, President Biden has been facing negative headlines, calling him out for failing to enact his ground-breaking legislative…
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Jan 14, 2022
“Whenever I felt despair, I thought about my family. It was my Mom who sustained me,” says Jon-Adrian Velazquez, who was finally released on…
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Jan 7, 2022
Working in the healthcare profession, many 1199ers continued to battle the effects of COVID-19 in their institutions throughout 2021 despite…
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Jan 6, 2022
More than 70 Home Care members from New York and Massachusetts traveled to Washington, DC on November 16 to join a national rally attended…
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Jan 6, 2022
Every employee expects a grace period when they first start a new job. No one expects that a new employee should be operating with the same…
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Jan 6, 2022
It is said that: “The race is not given to the swift or to the strong, but to the one who endures to the end.” This has rarely been more apt…
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Jan 6, 2022
On October 26 and 27, 1199 members at Nuvance / Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, and Nuvance/Putnam Hospital in Carmel, NY,…


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