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Dec 30, 2016
New York, NY – On January 1, all workers who make under $11 an hour in New York City will begin to earn a higher wage as part of the Fight…
Dec 23, 2016
"1199SEIU is proud to stand with transit advocates, legal, and community based groups to support the Fair Fares campaign...
Dec 20, 2016
"We thank President Obama for the pardons and clemencies he issued this week and throughout his years in office. The steps taken by the…
Dec 6, 2016
Washington DC - On Tuesday, December 6th at 12:00 pm EST, nurses, doctors and healthcare workers from the Service Employees International…
Dec 5, 2016
“How can the Center’s management say they care about the community, when Whitney Young’s workers---who provide the actual care and services…
Jun 13, 2016
There is an urgent need for O Negative, O Positive and AB Plasma blood donors. One Blood is asking those that are not or do not know your…

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Jan 31, 2019
Now that the presidential race has started (God help us), candidates have started discussing policies — and because the health care system…
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Jan 30, 2019
Healthcare employment will have low exposure to automation in the next decade despite the increased use of artificial intelligence to…
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Jan 29, 2019
As Congress debates border security, the issues that led to the death of two children in December are in danger of fading into the…
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Jan 13, 2019
It’s that time of year when many New Yorkers start paying attention to their health – watching their weight, trying new diets and hitting…
Dec 21, 2018
Two major bargaining groups of metro-area nursing homes each reached a contract with 1199SEIU, agreeing to wage increases for 30,000 workers…
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Dec 4, 2018
New York, Dec. 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Open Society Foundations are pleased to announce the appointment of Alethia E. Jones as…
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