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Jan 17, 2019
As healthcare has become the center of state and national attention, 1199SEIU is pleased to note that a number of healthcare concerns were…
Jan 11, 2019
New York, NY- 1199SEIU and a number of elected officials today launched a concerted effort to protect both recipients of Temporary Protected…
Dec 20, 2018
New York City, Lower Hudson Valley, Long Island: After months of bargaining, informational pickets and a strike vote, nearly 30,000 nursing…
Dec 20, 2018
New York, NY- After three contract extensions, months of bargaining and over two years of uncertainty and fight-back, 1199SEIU workers…
Nov 28, 2018
This afternoon, on Wednesday, November 28, nursing home caregivers will be picketing at Glens Falls Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing…
Oct 31, 2018
1199SEIU President George Gresham has released the following statement regarding the tragic shootings in Jeffersonville, KY and Pittsburgh,…

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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