Massachusetts

Representing more than 60,000 healthcare workers throughout Massachusetts, 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East is the most politically active union in the Commonwealth. 1199SEIU caregivers have won higher job standards for healthcare workers, such as fair wages, affordable healthcare, and $16.10 hourly salaries for personal care attendants. 1199ers have also won historic victories for all working people across Massachusetts, including earned sick time, one of the highest minimum wages in the country, and much more.


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Sep 7, 2020
Happy Labor Day!
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Sep 1, 2020
Our 1199SEIU Executive Committee has endorsed Joe Biden and Kamala Harris to become the next President and Vice President of the United…
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May 24, 2020
We have received numerous calls from members saying that they received a call from “1199” about an additional benefit for which the member…
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May 13, 2020
Updates for Massachusetts PCAs regarding COVID-19
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May 11, 2020
This week is dedicated to you, and we are excited to share some special events designed to help you connect with other nurses nationwide,…
Apr 26, 2020
1199SEIU Position Statement on the Decontamination & Reuse of N-95 Masks
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Apr 23, 2020
When a Union of virtually all male pharmacy workers began organizing hospital workers in 1959, they unleashed an army of working women…
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Apr 23, 2020
In March, Massachusetts home health workers welcomed Joe Kennedy III and U.S. Senator Ed Markey into their homes to hear about the struggles…
Apr 22, 2020
Resources and services to help limit economic hardship during this time
Apr 22, 2020
Info for workers furloughed or laid off due to COVID-19
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Mar 13, 2020
As we continue to learn the specifics of the coronavirus, it is imperative that we serve as advocates for protecting the health of our…
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Mar 13, 2020
Protecting Health Care Workers And Patients, Hospital Edition
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Mar 13, 2020
Sung to the tune of "Solidarity Forever" by Pete Seeger
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Mar 12, 2020
You can take the same steps to protect yourself from COVID-19 as you would to protect yourself against colds and the flu:
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Mar 5, 2020
A new coronavirus, COVID-19, has been identified as the cause of a cluster of severe pneumonia cases that emerged in Wuhan, Hubei Province,…
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Feb 27, 2020
1199SEIU and the National Benefit Fund are again making available a free tax prep program for members, so they can pay only the taxes they…
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Feb 27, 2020
Every day, local and national news outlets churn out stories about guns and gun violence across America. From big cities like Chicago and…
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Feb 26, 2020
The 2020 Census is fast approaching, and I can’t overstate the importance of your participation.
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Feb 26, 2020
Unlike most countries—Canada, France, Japan, and Mexico, for example—where election campaigns only last a few weeks, our country’s campaigns…
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Oct 17, 2019
After months of bargaining, Personal Care Attendants in Massachusetts settled a new contract this June. The agreement was ratified in a…

CONTACT US

108 Myrtle Street, 4th Floor
Quincy, MA 02171
877-409-1199

Media Inquiries:
Marlishia Aho | marlishia.aho@1199.org | (617) 284-1102

INFORMATION FOR PCAs

Find out more about the PCA Workforce Council and the PCA program here.

If you are looking for additional PCA hours, check out the Rewarding Work directory. Add your name to the directory so a consumer looking for a PCA can contact you.

Go to masspcadirectory.org for more information.

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