1199 Magazine

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Jan 6, 2022
The holiday season is upon us. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanzaa, Eid Al-Fitr, or none of the above, this time of the year…
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Jan 6, 2022
The willingness to stand up for ourselves and our co-workers up to and including withholding our labor when necessary–no matter how long our…
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Oct 29, 2021
It was a long and winding road to get there, but 1199 members negotiating with the League of Voluntary Hospitals and Homes moved management…
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Oct 29, 2021
From the moment COVID-19 vaccines became available last December, 1199SEIU has been urging its members to get the injection to protect…
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Oct 29, 2021
Bargaining the contracts that determine the wages and conditions of tens of thousands of 1199 nursing home members in the New York City…
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Oct 29, 2021
1199SEIU members at two New Jersey nursing homes held pickets on July 29 to protest the sale of their facilities and cuts to their health…
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Oct 21, 2021
These are hard times for working people. Good paying jobs with benefits are scarce. Employers continue to dig in their heels against union…
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Oct 21, 2021
The phrase Information Superhighway was first coined in the late 1970’s by U.S. Vice President Al Gore when the internet was in its infancy…
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Sep 21, 2021
1979 was the eleventh straight year that New York City’s labor movement had failed to sponsor a Labor Day parade. That year,1199 decided to…
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Sep 21, 2021
Long term care workers across Florida who have been on the front lines of the pandemic are uniting through their union, 1199SEIU United…


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