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NJ caregivers will picket Complete Care nursing home after company fired a union activist & ignored arbitrator’s order
Mar 24, 2022
Damian Rivera, a union delegate (shop steward) and CNA at Complete Care at Marcella Center in Burlington Twp., was fired the day after he…
Ascension Living, Largest Non-Profit Catholic Health System Issues Disciplinary Notices to Lewiston Nursing Home Workers Who Participated in One-Day Strike!
Mar 22, 2022
Probationary Caregivers At Local Facility Written Up By St. Louis Based Ascension Living, 1199SEIU Files Unfair Labor Practice Charge Today
PUBLIC ADVOCATES, CLERGY, ELECTED OFFICIALS, JOIN 1199SEIU WORKERS AT RALLY & MARCH URGING GOVERNOR HOCHUL TO GIVE HOME CARE WORKERS A PERMANENT RAISE – NOW!
Mar 21, 2022
It’s time for New York to invest in this critical workforce, not ignore the plight of tens of thousands of home care workers—the vast…
CWA, 1199SEIU Kick Off Contract Bargaining With Kaleida Health By Presenting Proposals To Address Critical Staffing Shortages Across Multiple Hospitals, Nursing Home
Mar 17, 2022
Union members outlined 5 priorities for new contract, including increased staffing and wages, job security, restoring dignity and respect on…
CWA, 1199SEIU Kick Off Kaleida Health Bargaining with Proposals to Address Severe Staffing Shortages Fueled by Pandemic
Mar 16, 2022
At a 4:00 pm press conference, bargaining committee will provide a debrief on their first meeting with Kaleida and workers’ key goals for…
Mar 15, 2022
Dunkirk, NY – About 150 healthcare workers are celebrating a contract victory this week at Brooks Memorial/TLC Health Systems. Caregivers…
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…
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…
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…
CARIBBEAT: Counting down to the costumes, music, food and fun of the 2018 New York Caribbean Carnival
Aug 12, 2018
Final preparation is underway for the colorful costume-packed, music-filled New York Caribbean Carnival.
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.
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…