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.

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Jun 19, 2017
WHEN JEFF Jacoby criticizes labor unions as obsolete, he misses a vital point: Organized labor is different today than it was in the 1950s…
Jun 19, 2017
We, the 56,000 Massachusetts healthcare workers of 1199SEIU and our families, offer this brief written testimony in strong support of An Act…
May 31, 2017
For more than 125 years, Union Hospital has been a vital asset for the people of Lynn, and its imminent closing requires all of us to roll…
May 25, 2017
Boston, MA (May 24, 2017) – In response to today’s release of the Congressional Budget Office’s analysis of the American Health Care Act,…
May 23, 2017
Boston, MA (May 22, 2017) – In response to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s announcement today extending Temporary Protected…
May 16, 2017
Northampton, MA (May 16, 2017) – The following is a statement from Tyrék D. Lee, Sr., Executive Vice President of 1199SEIU United Healthcare…
May 16, 2017
Northampton, MA (May 16, 2017) – The following is a statement from Tyrék D. Lee, Sr., Executive Vice President of 1199SEIU United Healthcare…
May 16, 2017
Massachusetts gathered with hundreds of workers, immigrants and community advocates for a rally Feb. 21 under the banner of “We Will…
May 4, 2017
Boston, MA (May 4, 2017) – The following is a statement from Tyrék D. Lee Sr., Executive Vice President of 1199SEIU United Healthcare…
May 4, 2017
Massachusetts’ largest healthcare union denounces GOP’s dangerous replacement bill that will cost the state billions of dollars and…
Apr 17, 2017
Apr 14, 2017
Together, we are creating a more perfect union for us all. 1199SEIU Massachusetts is about unity and worker power. Take a look at what we're…
Apr 14, 2017
BOSTON – Congresswoman Katherine Clark joined hundreds of Service Employees International Union (SEIU) members and community allies today to…
Apr 14, 2017
Boston, MA (April 12, 2017) – Hundreds of healthcare workers met with legislators today to outline their issues agenda to promote quality…
Mar 31, 2017
Winning contracts. Strengthening our 1199 family. Standing up for our values. Together, we are creating a more perfect union for us all.…
Mar 31, 2017
Participants at the historic Jan. 21 Women’s Marches were urged to return to their communities to continue to advance the struggles for…
Mar 24, 2017
Boston, MA (March 24, 2017) – The following is a statement from Tyrék D. Lee Sr., Executive Vice President of 1199SEIU United Healthcare…
Mar 22, 2017
Boston, MA (March 22, 2017) – Service workers at Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital voted overwhelmingly to join 1199SEIU United…
Mar 22, 2017
Boston, MA (March 22, 2017) – Service workers at Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital voted overwhelmingly to join 1199SEIU United…
Mar 9, 2017
BOSTON, MA (March 9, 2017) – Congressional Republicans’ attempts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act – Obamacare – will be…
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108 Myrtle Street,
4th Floor

Quincy, MA 02171

877-409-1199

Media: 617-284-1102


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