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For a period of 40 years, something managed to keep inequality in check in the United States. From 1940 to 1980, the richest 1 percent took home 9 percent of the wealth generated by the economy. Today, just as they did in the 1920s, the top 1 percent grabs about double that share. Surprisingly, the cause of this midcentury “Great Compression” has been largely neglected by economists, with many of them casually dismissing the role of unions.
Members of 1199SEIU crowded into the reception area of NYU Langone Health's executive offices Tuesday to deliver a petition demanding that the hospital guarantee that it will not attempt to withdraw from any of the union's benefit funds during upcoming contract negotiations.
On Monday, May 21st, our Negotiating Committee gave its list of demands for a new, fair contract to Management from the League of Voluntary Hospitals and Homes of New York.
During the month of May, 1199SEIU members are nominating their fellow nurses and healthcare workers who they think are doing an incredible job at the hospital or nursing home where they work.
During the month of May, 1199SEIU members are nominating their fellow nurses and healthcare workers who they think are doing an incredible job at the hospital or nursing home where they work.
During the month of May, 1199SEIU members are nominating their fellow nurses and healthcare workers who they think are doing an incredible job at the hospital or nursing home where they work.
During the month of May, 1199SEIU members are nominating their fellow nurses and healthcare workers who they think are doing an incredible job at the hospital or nursing home where they work.
New York, NY – Columbia University continues its attack on unions and on April 24th its teaching and research assistants went on strike. The strike was held from April 24-30. With the backing of city and state labor organizations, demonstrations are continuing to take place at the college. However, Columbia University is still refusing to recognize and bargain with United Auto Workers Local 2110’s Graduate Workers Union.
During the month of May, 1199SEIU members are nominating their fellow nurses and healthcare workers who they think are doing an incredible job at the hospital or nursing home where they work. Paul Griffin is one of The Incredibles of Healthcare who uses his super powers to make sure Florida families get the best care possible.
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