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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…
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Apr 1, 2021
Airbnb provided free housing to members across six states during pandemic
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Mar 18, 2021
“A special election must be called by the governor for Florida Senate District 37 because it’s so blatantly clear that the November race was…
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Mar 16, 2021
New York, NY - 119SEIU President George Gresham has released the following statement regarding recent racially motivated attacks against…
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Mar 11, 2021
1199SEIU President George Gresham released the following statement regarding President Joe Biden’s signing of the American Rescue Plan:
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Mar 3, 2021
“Reports that the State Department of Health is planning to dramatically cut health care services in one of the hardest hit areas of New…

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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