Massachusetts

Representing more than 56,000 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 achieving $15/hour for personal care attendants. 1199ers have also won historic victories for all working people across Massachusetts, including advocating for earned sick time, winning one of the highest minimum wages in the country, and many more.


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Apr 30, 2018
Coretta Scott King, the wife and fellow activist of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., also occupies a place of honor in 1199’s history.
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Apr 30, 2018
These are tough times for working people. Nothing new about that, as I’m sure you know. But they’re about to get a whole lot tougher as the…
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Mar 2, 2018
The courage and leadership of Florida’s Majory Stoneman Douglas High School students in the aftermath of brutal mass killings, have inspired…
Feb 13, 2018
Boston, Mass. (February 13, 2018) - Healthcare workers with 1199SEIU will raise new concerns about the closing of Excel Center for Nursing…
Jan 23, 2018
This weekend some 200 demonstrations around the world commemorated the one year anniversary of historic Women’s March on Washington held on…
Jan 22, 2018
Boston, MA (January 22, 2018) - More than 400 healthcare workers with 1199SEIU will soon receive a wage boost to $15/hour as part of an…
Jan 17, 2018
Boston, Mass. (January 17, 2017) - Healthcare workers with 1199SEIU today announced they will host two rallies to highlight the negative…
Dec 22, 2017
We are facing the most profound attack on working people in our union's history, including court cases that threaten our ability to join…
Nov 27, 2017
Boston, Mass. (November 27, 2017) - The executive council of 1199SEIU has voted to endorse Democrat Sue Chalifoux Zephir for the…
Nov 24, 2017
Boston, MA (November 24, 2017) – Tyrék D. Lee, Sr., Executive Vice President of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, issued the…
Nov 21, 2017
Boston, MA (November 21, 2017) –Tyrék D. Lee, Sr., Executive Vice President of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, issued the following…
Nov 21, 2017
Nov 17, 2017
Boston, MA (November 17, 2017) - Tyrék D. Lee, Sr., Executive Vice President of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, issued the…
Nov 17, 2017
Boston, MA (November 14, 2017) - Tyrék D. Lee, Sr., Executive Vice President of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, issued the…
Nov 16, 2017
Boston, MA (November 16, 2017) - Healthcare workers with 1199SEIU and Steward Health Care today announced the launch of a new apprenticeship…
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Nov 3, 2017
This includes essential information for those of you who have purchased or plan to purchase private health insurance plans through the…
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Oct 23, 2017
1199ers are rising up! Together, we will strengthen our chapters and turfs, elect healthcare champions and win on our issues agenda. Take a…
Oct 23, 2017
We, the 56,000 Massachusetts healthcare workers of 1199SEIU, are pleased to offer this written testimony on An Act Furthering Health…
Oct 17, 2017
Boston, MA (October 17, 2017) – Tyrék D. Lee, Sr., Executive Vice President of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, issued the following…
Oct 12, 2017
Boston, MA (October 12, 2017) – Tyrék D. Lee, Sr., Executive Vice President of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, issued the following…

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