1199 Magazine

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Apr 19, 2022
Damian Rivera, an1199 Delegate and CNA at Complete Care at Marcella Center in Burlington Twp., was fired without just cause the day after he…
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Apr 19, 2022
Massachusetts members welcomed new home care members into their ranks, when 400 workers from 10 Elara Caring sites voted to join 1199SEIU…
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Apr 19, 2022
1199SEIU home care members and their community allies across New York State were celebrating a victory in early April when Governor Kathy…
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Apr 19, 2022
In 2011, Occupy Wall Street shook up the established political order by sharply raising the question of income and wealth inequality. “We…
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Apr 19, 2022
Whenever 1199ers go to bat, whether it be against an employer who is testing our resolve, or to demand that our elected representatives to…
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Mar 10, 2022
Since the pandemic, more and more members are taking advantage of the free therapy provided by the Union benefit fund to come to terms with…
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Mar 7, 2022
The healthcare field has long attracted recent U.S. immigrants, who bring their skills and commitment from around the world. To help ensure…
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Mar 7, 2022
As this Magazine goes to press, the country is approaching a grim milestone. March 16 will be the second anniversary of New York City…
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Mar 2, 2022
“I’ve always been interested in science and helping people,” says Yvette Vasquez, “so naturally where the two combined is the medical…
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Mar 2, 2022
When Kora Yaineneh, an 1199SEIU RN first arrived in the U.S. from her native Gambia in 1990, she spent a few weeks at 333 East 181st Street,…


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