PHOTO OPPORTUNITY: After Many Challenging Months Of Pandemic Hazard and Heartbreak, 1199SEIU Healthcare Workers Cast Their Votes, Together

October 28, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Contact: Mindy Berman | 518.229.0486

1199SEIU members know that we are at a historic turning point where the stakes have rarely been as high for health care and workers’ rights. As of October 26, nearly 20,000 of 450,000 1199SEIU members in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Florida, Maryland and Washington, DC had already voted. And those numbers are inching up by the hour.

WHEN: Wednesday, October 28 at 3:30 p.m.

WHO/WHERE: Fifty or more 1199SEIU members who work at hospitals and nursing homes in Poughkeepsie and the wider Dutchess County area will meet in the parking lot for 47 Cannon St, Poughkeepsie and will then walk across the street, together, to the EARLY VOTING SITE at the Dutchess County Board of Elections to cast their votes.

Onsite Interviews with 1199SEIU members will be available.

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1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East is the largest and fastest-growing healthcare union in America. We represent over 450,000 nurses and caregivers throughout Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Washington, D.C. and Florida.

Our mission is to achieve quality care and good jobs for all.