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May 5, 2021
After years of urging lawmakers to resolve the issue of short-staffing and its impact on quality care, 1199SEIU members scored a big win…
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May 3, 2021
MIAMI – Members of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East – the largest union of healthcare workers in Florida – have voted overwhelmingly…
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Apr 23, 2021
NEW YORK--The Communications Workers of America District 1, 1199SEIU and the New York State Nurses Association issued statements today in…
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Apr 23, 2021
NEW YORK (April 19, 2021) - In a card count, 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East was certified as the representative for 236 workers of…
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Apr 20, 2021
“Today’s decision in the Derek Chauvin case is a victory for humanity and for the work being done to fight for freedom for all Americans.
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Apr 12, 2021
Buffalo, NY - Following the retirement of 1199SEIU Executive Vice-President Ruth Heller, on April 1, the area director for Western New York…

WEEKLY CLIPS

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Mar 18, 2021
CAPITAL REGION, NY (WRGB) — Thousands of healthcare workers will call on the governor and state lawmakers to pass real nursing home reform.
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Feb 19, 2021
Maya Wiley’s week may not have started well, just missing the threshold to qualify for public funds, but it’s ending with a bang: the…
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Feb 19, 2021
The endorsement by Local 1199 of the Service Employees International Union is a major win for Ms. Wiley. The union was a key early supporter…
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Jan 13, 2021
We are less than two weeks into 2021, and our nation is at a dangerous crossroads. The road behind us is littered with violent acts of…
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Dec 23, 2020
Soy un trabajador de la salud de primera línea y he visto los terribles efectos de esta pandemia de cerca, todos los días, durante nueve…
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Sep 8, 2020
She does it willingly, a responsibility she sees as vitally important, and it is worth a moment on a holiday meant to honor working people…
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