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Oct 25, 2021
New York, NY. Oct. 25, 2021 -- The members of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, the largest union of healthcare workers in the…
Oct 22, 2021
On Friday, October 22, the union contracts covering 1,800 service workers at Strong Memorial Hospital and University of Rochester Campus…
Oct 20, 2021
Nuvance’s Hudson Valley facilities are extraordinarily short-staffed. There are long waits to get care in the emergency departments, and…
Sep 24, 2021
New York, NY – The League of Voluntary Hospitals and Homes of New York (the League) and 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East (1199SEIU)…
Sep 14, 2021
Caregivers at Cayuga Ridge have been working short-staffed and without a contract since May 1, 2021. Downstate owners, Shalom and Barry…
Sep 7, 2021
Western New York home care workers and families hosted a roundtable discussion with Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) to share the…


Mar 18, 2020
As the U.S. combats the spread of the novel coronavirus, health care experts continue to debate how to best protect America’s protectors…
Mar 12, 2020
ALBANY ― Assembly Democrats have a five-year, $450 million plan to combat the state’s homeless crisis — and local governments would decide…
Mar 11, 2020
ALBANY – As Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo leads the state’s coronavirus response, state legislators are scrambling behind-the-scenes at the Capitol…
Sep 16, 2019
The GW Hospital violated labor laws by improperly withdrawing recognition of the labor union representing hospital workers, according to a…
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…
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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