Massachusetts

Representing more than 70,000 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 $18.00 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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Oct 11, 2022
The mainstream media has downplayed one of the biggest stories of the year. I’m referring to the tens of thousands of workers organizing…
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Oct 11, 2022
If ever there were a time to stand up for our families and our communities, this is it. It is less than two years since we went all out to…
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Sep 29, 2022
Do you have federal student loans or know someone who does? Do you/they work for a not-for-profit healthcare institution or other non-profit…
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Sep 28, 2022
Statement from Tim Foley, 1199SEIU Executive Vice President, on Approval of MassHealth 1115 Waiver
Sep 11, 2022
1199SEIU is launching a new smartphone app for members to keep up to date about important things happening in your union, workplace,…
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Sep 1, 2022
No matter how young or old we are, we Americans have grown up hearing quite a few myths about our democracy that very often proved to be…
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Aug 30, 2022
Veteran organizer, advocate and activist will lead 1199’s political program, representing over 70,000 caregivers in Massachusetts
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Jul 8, 2022
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Jul 6, 2022
Nearly 200 workers at four Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts (PPLM) clinics in Boston, Worcester, Marlborough and Springfield voted…
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Jun 24, 2022
“As a union of healthcare workers, we recognize that the right to an abortion is fundamental to reproductive health, overall health, and…
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Jun 22, 2022
New York, NY—On Tuesday, June 14, 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, the largest union of healthcare workers in the nation, installed…
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Jun 15, 2022
When he was murdered in 1968, Martin Luther King, Jr. was in Memphis supporting a sanitation workers’ strike. This is well known. Less well…
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Jun 7, 2022
Press statement
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May 18, 2022
Frontline workers seek union recognition to boost recruitment and retention efforts
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May 17, 2022
Join us for an evening of celebration and activism as we hear from our Members and Special Guest Speakers: Kent Wong, Director of the UCLA…
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Apr 21, 2022
When NYS Council of Churches head Rev. Peter Cook said last month that, “the time is up for paying these guardian angels a living wage,” he…
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Apr 19, 2022
Massachusetts members voted overwhelmingly to ratify new four-year contracts in February with Cape Cod Healthcare institutions, which will…
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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
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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Mar 30, 2022
Updates for Massachusetts personal care attendants

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

We won $18/hr in our new contract! Read more here.

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

If you are looking for additional PCA hours, check out the Mass PCA directory. Review job listings on the directory.

Go to masspcadirectory.org for more information.

Report Anti-Asian Violence

StopAPIViolence@1199.org

Please use this email address to report any instances of anti-API violence. We are one union, and we must stand together to demand dignity and respect for all.

請使用此電子郵件地址報告任何反亞洲太平洋島民族暴力事件。 我們是一個統體,我們必須站在一起,要求有尊嚴和對所有人的尊重。

Manyari po lamang gamitin ang email address na ito upang ipagbigay-alam ang anumang karasahang pangyayari laban sa API. Tayo ay isang Unyon at nangangailangan magkaisa upang igiit ang karangalan at respeto sa lahat.

Tanpri itilize adrès imèl sa a pou rapòte nenpòt ka vyolans kont-API. Nou se yon sèl sendika, epi nou dwe kanpe ansanm pou mande respè ak diyite pou tout moun.

Por favor utilice esta dirección de correo electrónico para informar de cualquier caso de violencia contra nuestros hermanos asiaticos. Somos una unión y debemos unirnos para exigir dignidad y respeto para todos.

Пожалуйста, используйте этот адрес электронной почты, для сообщения о любых случаях насилия против Азиатского сообщества (API). Мы - один профсоюз, и мы должны объединиться, чтобы требовать уважения и достоинства ко всем!

이 이메일 주소를 사용하여 아시아 커뮤니티 (API)에 대한 폭력 사건을 신고하십시오. 우리는 하나의 노조이며 모두를위한 존중과 존엄성을 요구하기 위해 단결해야합니다!




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