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.


Nov 15, 2018
Check out our victories from the general election and next steps in shaping our issues platform.
Oct 11, 2018
New York, NY – President George Gresham has released the following statement regarding the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the United…
Oct 11, 2018
New York, NY – President George Gresham has released the following statement regarding the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the United…
Oct 11, 2018
New York, NY – President George Gresham has released the following statement regarding the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the United…
Oct 11, 2018
New York, NY – President George Gresham has released the following statement regarding the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the United…
Sep 28, 2018
WE WON a $15 minimum wage and paid family leave through strong advocacy, and by electing candidates who are committed to standing up for…
Sep 6, 2018
On Tuesday, September 5th, primary day, we made our voices heard. Across the state, the power of our union was on display as members…
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Aug 22, 2018
Here’s what you need to know to vote in the 2018 general election.
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Aug 22, 2018
The 1199SEIU Training and Upgrading Funds celebrated the accomplishments of graduates with June events in New York City and Massachusetts.…
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Aug 20, 2018
Throughout the Union’s regions, 1199ers are answering the call to mobilize voters to beat back the political assault on working people.
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Aug 13, 2018
WE WON a $15 minimum wage and paid family leave through strong advocacy, and by electing candidates who are committed to standing up for…
Aug 10, 2018
2018 SEIU Massachusetts Gubernatorial Candidate Forum
Aug 2, 2018
Join 1199SEIU healthcare and homecare workers, our families and community advocates at our Summer Unity Barbecue! Bring your family,…
Jul 19, 2018
Boston, MA (July 19, 2018) – The following is a statement from Tim Foley, Executive Vice President of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers…
Jul 19, 2018
Boston, MA (July 18, 2017) - Marlishia Aho, Communications Director of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, issued the following…
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Jun 28, 2018
A U.S. Supreme Court decision Wednesday prohibiting public-sector unions from charging nonmembers "fair share" fees for representing the…
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Jun 26, 2018
Today we welcome more than 70 new members at Whittier Street Health Center on the southside of Boston, Massachusetts into the 1199SEIU…
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Jun 25, 2018
President Donald Trump still wants to deny due process to unauthorized immigrants crossing the United States border, sending a pair of…
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Jun 13, 2018
BOSTON -- A House-controlled committee on Tuesday advanced a 127-page health care bill that includes $450 million in assessments on…
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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.

CONTACT US

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

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617-284-1102

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