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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…
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 –…

WEEKLY CLIPS

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Jan 30, 2019
Healthcare employment will have low exposure to automation in the next decade despite the increased use of artificial intelligence to…
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Jan 29, 2019
As Congress debates border security, the issues that led to the death of two children in December are in danger of fading into the…
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Jan 13, 2019
It’s that time of year when many New Yorkers start paying attention to their health – watching their weight, trying new diets and hitting…
Dec 21, 2018
Two major bargaining groups of metro-area nursing homes each reached a contract with 1199SEIU, agreeing to wage increases for 30,000 workers…
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Dec 4, 2018
New York, Dec. 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Open Society Foundations are pleased to announce the appointment of Alethia E. Jones as…
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Dec 3, 2018
TRENTON, N.J. — Nearly two dozen children at a long-term care facility showed symptoms of a viral infection and two had died by the time New…
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