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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Nov 20, 2011
On November 17, 1199SEIU members rallied at the North Washington Street Bridge near Dewey Square in Boston with hundreds of other union ...
Nov 20, 2011
In mid October,1199SEIU registered nurses from Massachusetts travelled to Washington DC to attend the SEIU Nurse Alliance Summit. Louise...
Oct 12, 2011
Nursing home members on a role with contract settlements Nursing home 1199SEIU members have settled a remarkable number of c...
Oct 12, 2011
On Tuesday, October 4, nearly 200 health systems union members participated in a special Advocacy Day at the State House for members of ...
Sep 28, 2011
1199SEIU members at Golden Living Center (GLC) in Lexington, MA won a victory for free speech in the workplace recently when the Nationa...
Sep 6, 2011
Thanks to the work of 1199SEIU members through the Voices of Quality Care campaign, Governor Patrick has filed legislation that would cr...
Jun 15, 2011
On Thursday, June 9, the 1199SEIU Training & Upgrading Fund, an educational benefit that allows union members to take college, GED, ESL ...
Jan 1, 1970
The future of healthcare and homecare jobs in our state is directly tied to the decisions made by elected officials. 2014 is an importan...
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