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Apr 21, 2017
New York, NY – A coalition of more than two dozen non-profit organizations, labor unions and advocacy groups today sent a joint letter to…
Apr 12, 2017
"The healthcare workers of 1199SEIU thank Governor Cuomo, Assemblyman Heastie, and Senator Klein for their successful effort to ensure…
Apr 11, 2017
Nursing home workers at James Square Health and Rehabilitation Centre in Syracuse have overwhelmingly signed on to join 1199SEIU, United…
Apr 11, 2017
Last week, hospital workers represented by 1199SEIU, United Healthcare Workers East, at both Carthage Area Hospital and Gouverneur Hospital…
Mar 30, 2017
“The Empire State Equity Act would make Federal funding for New York State’s Medicaid program more equitable and is exactly the kind of…
Mar 29, 2017
The recent surge in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids across our nation is an immoral and deplorable attack on our immigrants…

WEEKLY CLIPS

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Mar 18, 2021
CAPITAL REGION, NY (WRGB) — Thousands of healthcare workers will call on the governor and state lawmakers to pass real nursing home reform.
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Feb 19, 2021
Maya Wiley’s week may not have started well, just missing the threshold to qualify for public funds, but it’s ending with a bang: the…
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Feb 19, 2021
The endorsement by Local 1199 of the Service Employees International Union is a major win for Ms. Wiley. The union was a key early supporter…
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Jan 13, 2021
We are less than two weeks into 2021, and our nation is at a dangerous crossroads. The road behind us is littered with violent acts of…
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Dec 23, 2020
Soy un trabajador de la salud de primera línea y he visto los terribles efectos de esta pandemia de cerca, todos los días, durante nueve…
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Sep 8, 2020
She does it willingly, a responsibility she sees as vitally important, and it is worth a moment on a holiday meant to honor working people…
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