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Jan 19, 2017
Under the presidency of Barack Obama, we have seen some of the broadest expansion of America’s social safety net since the implementation of…
Jan 18, 2017
(Troy, NY) Faith and leaders from across the Capital District met in Troy, NY today to discuss issues including regional poverty, corporate…
Jan 17, 2017
The healthcare workers of 1199SEIU celebrate the release of freedom fighter Oscar López Rivera after 35 years in prison, and we thank…
Jan 17, 2017
Buffalo, N.Y.— After a long haul, Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) and service workers at Elderwood Grand Island, a western New York…
Jan 12, 2017
New York, NY – While millions of Americans were sleeping last night, the Senate voted to begin steps to decimate the Affordable Care Act –…
Jan 11, 2017
Repealing the Affordable Care Act without a plan in place would cause thousands of Long Islanders to lose their health coverage, slash…
Jan 11, 2017
Utica, NY – On Thursday, Janurary 12, Mayor Robert Palmieri, members of the Utica Common Council, frontline healthcare workers, and…
Jan 6, 2017
The healthcare workers of 1199SEIU applaud Governor Cuomo’s plan to make childcare more affordable for middle class New Yorkers. His…
Jan 4, 2017
The healthcare workers of 1199SEIU applaud Governor Cuomo¹s bold proposal to ensure tuition-free college for middle and lower-income New…
Dec 30, 2016
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  • Homecare and healthcare workers have dedicated their lives to providing quality care, but too many caregivers are trapped in poverty. Many h Read More
  • "1199SEIU is proud to stand with transit advocates, legal, and community based groups to support the Fair Fares campaign... Read More
  • "We thank President Obama for the pardons and clemencies he issued this week and throughout his years in office. The steps taken by the Admi Read More
  • 1199SEIU has long been a leader in campaigns for pro-worker policies and politicians. As such, the overwhelming majority of its political en Read More
  • This year was one of historic victories and, for many of us, heartbreaking 1199ers helped scores of working-family friendly candidates win e Read More
  • Pat Diaz makes no bones about the fact that she wants to know what’s going on with everybody. The quality that makes her a good nurse is t Read More
  • Members at New York’s Legal Aid Society are getting ready to head to the negotiating table. At press time, talks for the 1199 bargaining u Read More
  • A month has now passed since the results of the presidential elections set in. And there are still six weeks to go before President Obama le Read More
  • Call your Member of Congress NOW and tell them: Do not repeal the Affordable Care Act without a plan in place to ensure access to healthcare Read More
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  • Call your Member of Congress NOW and tell them: Do not repeal the Affordable Care Act without a plan in place to ensure access to healthcare Read More
  • Call your Member of Congress NOW and tell them: Do not repeal the Affordable Care Act without a plan in place to ensure access to healthcare Read More
  • Call your Member of Congress NOW and tell them: Do not repeal the Affordable Care Act without a plan in place to ensure access to healthcare Read More
  • Call your Member of Congress NOW and tell them: Do not repeal the Affordable Care Act without a plan in place to ensure access to healthcare Read More
  • Call your Member of Congress NOW and tell them: Do not repeal the Affordable Care Act without a plan in place to ensure access to healthcare Read More
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  • Washington DC - On Tuesday, December 6th at 12:00 pm EST, nurses, doctors and healthcare workers from the Service Employees International Un Read More