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Feb 20, 2019
Mt. Kisco- NY-Dozens of service and maintenance workers at the Northern Westchester Hospital gathered with family and supporters for an…
Jan 18, 2019
“The healthcare workers of 1199SEIU congratulate Governor Phil Murphy, Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin…
Jan 17, 2019
As healthcare has become the center of state and national attention, 1199SEIU is pleased to note that a number of healthcare concerns were…
Jan 11, 2019
New York, NY- 1199SEIU and a number of elected officials today launched a concerted effort to protect both recipients of Temporary Protected…
Dec 20, 2018
New York City, Lower Hudson Valley, Long Island: After months of bargaining, informational pickets and a strike vote, nearly 30,000 nursing…
Dec 20, 2018
New York, NY- After three contract extensions, months of bargaining and over two years of uncertainty and fight-back, 1199SEIU workers…

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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