New Jersey

Representing over 16,000 healthcare families in New Jersey, 1199SEIU is on the frontlines in the fight for good jobs, healthcare and civil rights. As the largest union of long-term care workers in the state, 1199SEIU members have played a leading role in protecting nursing home funding and building a statewide movement to improve staffing levels and ensure quality resident care.

Formed in 2008 through a merger of 1199 New Jersey with 1199SEIU, the union has grown to become one of the Garden State’s most influential voices on issues affecting working families, including the Fight for $15, immigration reform and the movement for racial justice.

New Jersey 1199SEIU members have mobilized to win groundbreaking nursing home contracts that are the strongest in the state. These improved job standards have in turn enhanced recruitment and retention of qualified, committed caregivers for New Jersey’s elderly and disabled.

Check out the latest stories from New Jersey!


Mar 8, 2014
1199SEIU, representing 16,000 healthcare families in New Jersey, announced its endorsement of Councilman Ras Baraka for Mayor of Newark ...
Feb 10, 2014
Pam Febo has been a recreation aide at Green Knoll Center in Bridgewater, NJ, since 2004. In addition to being a union delegate, she has...
Dec 24, 2013
One hundred and ten 110 LPNs, CNAs and unit clerks at Linwood Care Center in Linwood, NJ, voted to join with 1199SEIU on December 4. The...
Dec 19, 2013
On December 12, 1199SEIU members kicked off contract negotiations for a group of 13 New Jersey nursing homes owned by Genesis HealthCare...
Nov 21, 2013
Name: Rae Newcombe LPN at JFK Hartwyck at Cedar Brook in Plainfield, NJ How do you celebrate Thanksgiving?...
Nov 7, 2013
New Jersey 1199SEIU members may not have won the grand prize in Tuesday's general election, as Senator Barbara Buono and 1199SEIU Execut...
Oct 31, 2013
There?s less than a week to go until Election Day on November 5th, and New Jersey 1199SEIU members are in the home stretch of what has b...
Oct 15, 2013
From Cape May to Sussex County and everywhere in-between, New Jersey 1199ers are taking action to spread the word about why Senator Barb...
Oct 15, 2013
On October 11h, 1199SEIU New Jersey Executive Vice President Milly Silva, the Democratic candidate for Lt. Governor and running mate of ...
Oct 2, 2013
Just one day after the federal government shutdown began on October 1st, thousands across New Jersey were already feeling its devastatin...
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