The 1199SEIU Maryland/DC Division represents over 10,000 members who work in major academic medical centers and other hospitals and dozens of long-term care facilities in Baltimore, Washington, DC, and throughout the state of Maryland.

1199SEIU is a leader on social justice issues in Maryland and the District, moving successful campaigns to raise the minimum wage, create marriage equality and expand rights for our newest Americans.

Formed in 2005 out of the merger of the former SEIU locals 1199E-DC and 1998 with 1199SEIU, the MD/DC division is a political powerhouse, mobilizing members to support and win electoral and issue campaigns.

1199SEIU workers led an historic strike at Baltimore’s world-renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital in 2014 that set a new benchmark for labor agreements in the healthcare industry.

Jan 22, 2019
Join fellow 1199 members in Annapolis, at the Calvert House Hotel, 58 State Cir., for our annual Legislative Action Day! This is our chance…
Jan 2, 2019
Workers at several Baltimore area hospitals including Sinai and Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC) recently settled a set of landmark,…
Dec 26, 2018
Anxiety punctuated much of the last year, but 1199ers continued to shine, winning in the workplace, standing up to attacks on health care,…
Dec 10, 2018
We need more comprehensive health care for district residents east of the river - and the east end hospital equity act does not deliver.
Dec 3, 2018
George Washington Hospital (GWUH), an affiliate of Universal Health Services (UHS), and the District government plan to replace United…
Nov 2, 2018
During his first term as governor in a Democratic state, Republican Larry Hogan has made it his mission not to cause too many waves in hopes…
Oct 29, 2018
1199 members interviewed numerous candidates running for elected office in Maryland. Listed below are the approved recommendations.
Oct 12, 2018
The Problem: Our state’s nursing homes are woefully understaffed! Over the course of an eight-hour shift, direct care givers — nurses and…
Sep 27, 2018
Election Day is quickly approaching. We need all hands on deck to GET OUT THE VOTE and ensure we get the representation we need. Join us for…
Aug 22, 2018
Here’s what you need to know to vote in the 2018 general election.


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