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Jan 20, 2021
“Senator Chuck Schumer has been a long-time champion of New York’s working people and has made it his priority to fight for the needs of…
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Jan 19, 2021
Caregivers set to protest low wages, poor benefits, and inadequate staffing levels in fight for contract and call for industry reform.
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Dec 12, 2020
The hardworking women and men of 1199SEIU have been on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic for nine months. During this time, they have…
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Nov 30, 2020
Livingston Hills Nursing Home workers, members of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, and their supporters are critically concerned…
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Oct 28, 2020
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.…
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Oct 28, 2020
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.…

WEEKLY CLIPS

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Nov 28, 2018
QUEENSBURY — Low pay and expensive health insurance is leaving the Centers nursing homes understaffed, workers said as they picketed outside…
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Nov 27, 2018
A timeline for the shutdown of Emerald South Nursing & Rehabilitation Center has been set, with closure expected by late January.
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Nov 13, 2018
The New York State Department of Health appointed The Grand Healthcare System to operate Emerald North and Emerald South Nursing and…
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Oct 17, 2018
NEW YORK, N.Y.—Jonathan Smith, head of the New York Metro Area Postal Union, entered the Hunts Point Station post office in the Bronx on the…
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Oct 16, 2018
Health care employment in the state increased by more than 18% in the past 10 years, more than double the growth rate of overall employment,…
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Oct 15, 2018
The CMS is looking to increase its oversight of post-acute care settings through new civil money penalties on nursing home staff and a new…
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