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May 5, 2021
After years of urging lawmakers to resolve the issue of short-staffing and its impact on quality care, 1199SEIU members scored a big win…
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May 3, 2021
MIAMI – Members of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East – the largest union of healthcare workers in Florida – have voted overwhelmingly…
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Apr 23, 2021
NEW YORK--The Communications Workers of America District 1, 1199SEIU and the New York State Nurses Association issued statements today in…
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Apr 23, 2021
NEW YORK (April 19, 2021) - In a card count, 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East was certified as the representative for 236 workers of…
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Apr 20, 2021
“Today’s decision in the Derek Chauvin case is a victory for humanity and for the work being done to fight for freedom for all Americans.
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Apr 12, 2021
Buffalo, NY - Following the retirement of 1199SEIU Executive Vice-President Ruth Heller, on April 1, the area director for Western New York…

WEEKLY CLIPS

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Sep 4, 2018
In the Labor Power 50, we recognize top labor leaders who are key players in the world of New York politics and government. It’s also worth…
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Aug 30, 2018
Although New York state has passed $15 minimum wage legislation, there are thousands of home health care workers, mostly immigrant women of…
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Aug 28, 2018
When Phiwa Nkosi gave birth to her son nine years ago, she was handed a packet of forms to fill out the day she was discharged from Bellevue…
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Aug 12, 2018
Final preparation is underway for the colorful costume-packed, music-filled New York Caribbean Carnival.
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Aug 7, 2018
Dana Balter has secured her first union endorsement as she aims to unseat U.S. Rep. John Katko in the 24th Congressional District race.
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Aug 2, 2018
Last month, we learned that corporate tax receipts are near a 75-year low as a share of the overall economy and that the federal budget…
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