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May 14, 2020
WHAT: After several meetings and thousands of petition signatures were presented to Westchester Medical Center administrators, the…
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May 12, 2020
FORT MYERS---Florida’s largest healthcare union, 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, has filed official complaints with federal and…
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May 8, 2020
I am an orthopedic surgical nurse at University Hospital and Medical Center in Tamarac, FL, and simply doing my job could be fatal. It’s not…
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May 2, 2020
Miramar—In the midst of a widespread shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE), the state’s largest healthcare union has facilitated a…
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May 1, 2020
MIAMI----Two months into the COVID-19 crisis and with the numbers of confirmed cases spiking in the state’s long-term care (LTC) facilities,…
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Apr 29, 2020
Florida’s largest healthcare union, 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, has called on the state government to better protect nursing…

WEEKLY CLIPS

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Sep 10, 2019
Tuesday night was rough. A sharp scent drifted into Marjorie Salmon’s dream world at 4 a.m. She was still trying to rouse herself when its…
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Sep 5, 2019
We are, unfortunately, in an era of the propagation of “fake news.” And also, equally unfortunate, is that the spread of fake news is not…
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Sep 4, 2019
Most hospitals do not frequently take patients to court over medical debt. But since 2015, Carlsbad Medical Center, in New Mexico, has filed…
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Aug 15, 2019
Healthcare workers with 1199SEIU recently announced they are throwing their enthusiastic support behind five candidates for Boston City…
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Jul 30, 2019
This week, 7,200 Union healthcare workers represented by CWA 1168, IUOE Local 17 and 1199SEIU, United Healthcare Workers East, voted to…
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Jul 24, 2019
Health is a human right, enshrined in the Alma Alta declaration by the nations of the world. After satisfying the need for food, after…
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