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Nov 16, 2021
Workers at Complete Care at Marcella nursing home will strike for 24 hours to protest unfair labor practices and massive cuts to the quality…
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Nov 15, 2021
Corporate owners are refusing sufficient wages and health benefits to nursing home workers who are STILL risking their health and safety…
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Nov 9, 2021
Getzville, NY – More than 200 Nursing home workers at Weinberg Campus in Getzville are working critically short-staffed and without a union…
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Nov 8, 2021
Rochester, NY – More than 1,800 union service workers represented by 1199SEIU, United Healthcare Workers East, at Strong Memorial Hospital…
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Nov 1, 2021
Since the vaccines have been available, 1199SEIU has poured resources into urging our members to get vaccinated, including, most recently, a…
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Oct 27, 2021
More than 70 healthcare workers represented by 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East at Cayuga Ridge Nursing Home in Ithaca, NY have been…

WEEKLY CLIPS

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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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Dec 3, 2018
TRENTON, N.J. — Nearly two dozen children at a long-term care facility showed symptoms of a viral infection and two had died by the time New…
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