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!


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Sep 25, 2013
BOSTON, HYANNIS ? 1199SEIU members have joined a bold new initiative in Massachusetts to help low-wage workers raise living standards. T...
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Sep 13, 2013
HYANNIS ? More than 150 Cape Cod community members attended a local talent show hosted by 1199SEIU members. One of the themes of the tal...
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Aug 23, 2013
BRIDGEWATER ? Mary Hammond is worried. She?s worried that if her employer gets its way, her health insurance costs will double and she?l...
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Aug 22, 2013
BOSTON ? On Wednesday, August 15, 1199SEIU members who live and/or work in Boston interviewed 15 candidates for the Boston City Council ...
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Jun 28, 2013
On Tuesday, June 25, Special Election Day in Massachusetts for the U.S. Senate race, 1199SEIU members braved a record-breaking heat wave...
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Jun 17, 2013
Q: What made you decide to become a PCA? A: ?I was already a certified nursing assistant and I liked taking car...
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Jun 17, 2013
Q: Why are you happy to have a union? A: ?There are a lot of reasons. You are on an equal footing with managem...
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Jun 17, 2013
Q: Why do you believe it?s important to have a union at Jordan Hospital? A: ?It?s vital we have a union for re...
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May 6, 2013
BOSTON - On Tuesday, April 30, after weeks of door knocking, phone calls, and speaking with registered voters across Massachusetts, 1199...
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May 2, 2013
NORTH ADAMS - Mike O?Brien, a union delegate a North Adams Regional Hospital for more than three decades, recently retired from his posi...
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Apr 29, 2013
In April, 1199SEIU members at three different hospitals across Massachusetts (Boston Medical Center, North Adams Regional Hospital, Mart...
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Apr 23, 2013
BOSTON - In April, 1199SEIU members attended an energetic rally in historic Faneuil Hall in the heart of Boston that drew more than 800 ...
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Mar 15, 2013
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Mar 15, 2013
BOSTON - Last month, more than 100 people attended a Black History Month celebration at the 1199SEIU Massachusetts union hall in honor o...
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Mar 15, 2013
BOSTON, MA ? Last month, personal care attendants from across Massachusetts gathered at the union hall in Dorchester to discuss, plan, a...
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Mar 13, 2013
Links: Social Media Links on the Senate Forum | Press Coverage Samples of the Senate Forum | Watch the SEIU Forum
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Dec 13, 2012
With the fiscal cliff looming, Congressmen Mike Capuano (D-Boston) and John Tierney (D-Salem) kicked off a major rally against potential...
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Dec 10, 2012
On December 2, hundreds of people attended a fundraising program at the union hall in Boston in support of Haiti. The organization ?What...
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Dec 6, 2012
Despite a toxic atmosphere of union bashing by corporations, the US Chamber of Commerce and the 2012 Republican candidates for President...
Dec 5, 2012
At Hammond House Nursing Home in Worcester, 1199SEIU members are in the process of negotiating a first contract with management. Unfortu...
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