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Oct 22, 2019
Albany, NY The uncertainty and the drama continue. Just yesterday, October 21, the health caregivers at Good Samaritan Nursing Home and…
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Sep 30, 2019
Successful vote caps an over year long battle to organize workers in the face of management opposition.
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Sep 12, 2019
Washington, DC (September 11, 2019) - We applaud the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) for ruling that Universal Health Services, Inc.…
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Aug 29, 2019
Statement by Merline Thomas, a Certified Nursing Assistant at University Village nursing home in Tampa and a member of the 1199SEIU…
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Aug 22, 2019
Today, Thursday, August 22, nursing home caregivers will be picketing at The Pines At Poughkeepsie Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation.…
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Aug 19, 2019
New York, NY - 1199SEIU President George Gresham today released the following statement regarding the NYPD’s announcement of the firing of…

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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