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.

Check out the latest stories from Massachusetts!


May 23, 2012
On Saturday, May 5, the 1199SEIU African American Caucus (AFRAM) celebrated Mother?s Day with a special brunch for mothers. ...
Apr 30, 2012
Congressman John Tierney visited 1199SEIU members recently to collect more than 3,000 Medicaid cards union members have gathered over th...
Apr 10, 2012
Personal care attendants in Massachusetts are receiving a boost from city councils across the state as they advocate for a new contract....
Apr 10, 2012
1199SEIU personal care attendants from Massachusetts recently deployed to two other states in New England to help organize homecare work...
Apr 10, 2012
On Thursday, March 22, 1199SEIU members across Massachusetts joined with members of several other unions to rally outside of Verizon sto...
Mar 16, 2012
Union members at Cape Laboratory (C-Lab), Cape Cod Human Services, Falmouth Hospital and Cape Cod Hospital (collectively known as Cape C...
Feb 9, 2012
SEIU members in Massachusetts voted overwhelmingly on February 4 to support Elizabeth Warren?s candidacy for in the November election fo...
Feb 3, 2012
On Saturday, January 28, 1199SEIU members and Carney Hospital management came together to promote new services being offered at Carney H...
Feb 2, 2012
A delegation of personal care attendants from across Massachusetts kicked off a campaign for a new contract at the Massachusetts State H...
Jan 12, 2012
Recently, 1199SEIU was able to bring back 29 new union jobs at Boston Medical Center. BMC cancelled a contract that outsourced phone cen...
Nov 30, 2011
The congressional Super-Committee recently failed to reach a debt agreement. However, 1199SEIU members in Massachusetts will not let th...
Nov 29, 2011
At Heritage at Falmouth Nursing Home in Cape Cod, union members voted to join 1199SEIU and have a voice on the job. The new ...
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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Quincy, MA 02171

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