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May 14, 2020
WHAT: After several meetings and thousands of petition signatures were presented to Westchester Medical Center administrators, the…
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May 12, 2020
FORT MYERS---Florida’s largest healthcare union, 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, has filed official complaints with federal and…
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May 8, 2020
I am an orthopedic surgical nurse at University Hospital and Medical Center in Tamarac, FL, and simply doing my job could be fatal. It’s not…
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May 2, 2020
Miramar—In the midst of a widespread shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE), the state’s largest healthcare union has facilitated a…
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May 1, 2020
MIAMI----Two months into the COVID-19 crisis and with the numbers of confirmed cases spiking in the state’s long-term care (LTC) facilities,…
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Apr 29, 2020
Florida’s largest healthcare union, 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, has called on the state government to better protect nursing…

WEEKLY CLIPS

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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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Nov 28, 2018
QUEENSBURY — Low pay and expensive health insurance is leaving the Centers nursing homes understaffed, workers said as they picketed outside…
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