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Jan 12, 2017
New York, NY – While millions of Americans were sleeping last night, the Senate voted to begin steps to decimate the Affordable Care Act –…
Jan 11, 2017
Repealing the Affordable Care Act without a plan in place would cause thousands of Long Islanders to lose their health coverage, slash…
Jan 11, 2017
Utica, NY – On Thursday, Janurary 12, Mayor Robert Palmieri, members of the Utica Common Council, frontline healthcare workers, and…
Jan 6, 2017
The healthcare workers of 1199SEIU applaud Governor Cuomo’s plan to make childcare more affordable for middle class New Yorkers. His…
Jan 4, 2017
The healthcare workers of 1199SEIU applaud Governor Cuomo¹s bold proposal to ensure tuition-free college for middle and lower-income New…
Dec 30, 2016
New York, NY – On January 1, all workers who make under $11 an hour in New York City will begin to earn a higher wage as part of the Fight…

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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