Massachusetts

Representing more than 70,000 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 $16.10 hourly salaries for personal care attendants. 1199ers have also won historic victories for all working people across Massachusetts, including earned sick time, one of the highest minimum wages in the country, and much more.


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Feb 26, 2020
The 2020 Census is fast approaching, and I can’t overstate the importance of your participation.
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Feb 26, 2020
Unlike most countries—Canada, France, Japan, and Mexico, for example—where election campaigns only last a few weeks, our country’s campaigns…
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Feb 20, 2020
It’s time for the 2020 Census. The U.S. Constitution requires a count every ten years of every person living in the U.S.
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Oct 17, 2019
After months of bargaining, Personal Care Attendants in Massachusetts settled a new contract this June. The agreement was ratified in a…
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Oct 10, 2019
Last month, right after Labor Day, CNN conducted an unusual— actually, unique—seven-hour-long forum for the leading Democratic presidential…
Aug 30, 2019
Of the 3,000 victims killed in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, some 600 were union members. The majority were firefighters, but…
Aug 30, 2019
Of the many 1199 heroes on Sept. 11, 2001, one made the ultimate sacrifice. Cabrini Hospital EMT Marc Sullins, aged 30, lost his life trying…
Aug 30, 2019
The decade of the 1980s was a difficult period for 1199, as the Local grappled with complex questions of affiliations and its relation to…
Aug 30, 2019
In 1979, in part to mark the twentieth anniversary of 1199’s hospital organizing victories, the Union’s Bread and Roses program held an…
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Aug 30, 2019
For most Americans, Labor Day – the first Monday in September – marks the end of summer and the beginning of the school year. But for us in…
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Aug 15, 2019
Healthcare workers with 1199SEIU recently announced they are throwing their enthusiastic support behind five candidates for Boston City…
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Apr 16, 2019
Maintaining Union Strength 1199SEIU Personal Care Attendants (PCAs) in Massachusetts have a lot of irons in the fire these days. In one of…
Apr 11, 2019
Budget provides a boost for nursing homes, PCAs and other crucial programs that care for state’s most vulnerable residents
Mar 7, 2019
1199 Massachusetts Executive Board share political action program and 2019-2020 legislative agenda with newly elected officials.
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Feb 25, 2019
1199SEIU and the National Benefit Fund are again making available a free tax prep program for members, so they can pay only the taxes they…
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Feb 21, 2019
Central Sterile Technicians (CSTs) are responsible for the decontamination, cleaning, sterilization, packaging, and distribution of surgical…
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Dec 26, 2018
Anxiety punctuated much of the last year, but 1199ers continued to shine, winning in the workplace, standing up to attacks on health care,…
Oct 11, 2018
New York, NY – President George Gresham has released the following statement regarding the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the United…
Oct 11, 2018
New York, NY – President George Gresham has released the following statement regarding the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the United…
Oct 11, 2018
New York, NY – President George Gresham has released the following statement regarding the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the United…

CONTACT US

108 Myrtle Street, 4th Floor
Quincy, MA 02171
877-409-1199

Media Inquiries:
Marlishia Aho | marlishia.aho@1199.org | (617) 284-1102

INFORMATION FOR PCAs

Find out more about the PCA Workforce Council and the PCA program here.

If you are looking for additional PCA hours, check out the Mass PCA directory. Review job listings on the directory.

Go to masspcadirectory.org for more information.

Report Anti-Asian Violence

StopAPIViolence@1199.org

Please use this email address to report any instances of anti-API violence. We are one union, and we must stand together to demand dignity and respect for all.

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