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.


Apr 8, 2020
Updates for Massachusetts PCAs regarding COVID-19
Apr 3, 2020
Resources and services to help limit economic hardship during this time
Mar 18, 2020
Advocating to elected officials for measures to protect caregivers during this crisis
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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…
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Oct 10, 2019
Last month, right after Labor Day, CNN conducted an unusual— actually, unique—seven-hour-long forum for the leading Democratic presidential…
Sep 5, 2019
Aug 30, 2019
Of the 3,000 victims killed in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, some 600 were union members. The majority were firefighters, but…
Aug 30, 2019
Of the many 1199 heroes on Sept. 11, 2001, one made the ultimate sacrifice. Cabrini Hospital EMT Marc Sullins, aged 30, lost his life trying…
Aug 30, 2019
The decade of the 1980s was a difficult period for 1199, as the Local grappled with complex questions of affiliations and its relation to…
Aug 30, 2019
In 1979, in part to mark the twentieth anniversary of 1199’s hospital organizing victories, the Union’s Bread and Roses program held an…
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Aug 30, 2019
For most Americans, Labor Day – the first Monday in September – marks the end of summer and the beginning of the school year. But for us in…

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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