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Apr 1, 2019
1199SEIU President George Gresham released the following statement today regarding the passage of the FY2020 New York State budget
Mar 29, 2019
New York, NY- As New York State’s budget deadline gets closer, and as Washington tries to destroy the Affordable Care Act in the courts, on…
Mar 5, 2019
New York, NY- Hundreds of workers, members of 1199SEIU, braved the cold and came out at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital to send a clear…
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…

WEEKLY CLIPS

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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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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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