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Feb 13, 2017
1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, the largest healthcare union in the U.S., has decided to join Trade Unions for Energy Democracy, a…
Jan 31, 2017
As a union of healthcare workers, the majority of whom are women, we know how important it is to protect the right to choose and access to…
Jan 30, 2017
Boston, MA (January 30, 2017) – Days after Senate Republican leadership delayed fast-food CEO and multi-millionaire Andy Puzder’s…
Jan 26, 2017
“As union members, we know that the #1 priority for working Americans is good jobs and economic progress. That is one of the major reasons…
Jan 17, 2017
The healthcare workers of 1199SEIU celebrate the release of freedom fighter Oscar López Rivera after 35 years in prison, and we thank…
Jan 17, 2017
Buffalo, N.Y.— After a long haul, Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) and service workers at Elderwood Grand Island, a western New York…

WEEKLY CLIPS

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Sep 16, 2019
The GW Hospital violated labor laws by improperly withdrawing recognition of the labor union representing hospital workers, according to a…
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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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