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!


Mar 13, 2013
Links: Social Media Links on the Senate Forum | Press Coverage Samples of the Senate Forum | Watch the SEIU Forum
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...
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...
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...
Dec 3, 2012
The Health Policy Commission is sworn in! The Health Policy Commission was created by Chapter 224, the payment reform bill that passed t...
Aug 24, 2012
Nadia Vilmont, Managed Care Representative, Boston Medical Center Q: How long have you worked at Boston Medical Center?
Aug 24, 2012
Member Voices: Kilra Hylton Aug 24, 2012 IMG_6795.jpg Kilra Hytlon, Perso...
Aug 24, 2012
Bryan Herrera is currently utilizing the 1199SEIU Training and Upgrading Fund to take classes to become a licensed practical nurse.
Jul 9, 2012
New York City was the site of an exciting multi-state 1199SEIU Training Fund graduation on June 7 that featured Massachusetts Governor D...
Jun 28, 2012
On June 26, hundreds of 1199SEIU hospital workers and their allies held an Advocacy Day to highlight the need for a fair, balanced legis...
May 23, 2012
On May 5, more than 20 1199SEIU members participated in the first-ever Purple Gold trivia night. Purple Gold is the young worker program...
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...
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108 Myrtle Street,
4th Floor

Quincy, MA 02171

877-409-1199

Media: 617-284-1102


Information for PCAs

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