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Bickering over the release of tax returns happens outside of the White House, it seems. Once again, Gov. Andrew Cuomo called for his primary opponent, Cynthia Nixon, to release her tax returns Thursday. Nixon, who’s already promised to release the information, took shots at the cost of attending a Cuomo fundraiser while one of the governor’s consultants called Nixon a “Prosecco-sipping Manhattanite masquerading as a progressive.”
Hicksville, NY (May 4, 2018) –On May 4, the anniversary of the day the U.S. House voted to gut Medicaid, and rip healthcare away from 24 million Americans by increasing healthcare costs by as much at 20%, and putting millions of individuals out of work, 1199SEIU members gathered to reaffirm our commitment to strengthening Medicaid, protecting the Affordable Care Act, and voting for elected officials committed protecting our healthcare.
Hicksville, NY (May 3, 2018) –On May 4, the anniversary of the day the U.S. House voted to gut Medicaid, and rip healthcare away from 24 million Americans by increasing healthcare costs by as much at 20%, and putting millions of individuals out of work, 1199SEIU members will gather to reaffirm our commitment to strengthening Medicaid, protecting the Affordable Care Act, and voting for elected officials committed protecting our healthcare.
Prelude To Upcoming Boots On The Ground Campaign To Hold Congressional Republicans John Faso, Elise Stefanik and Claudia Tenney Accountable For Their Votes That Would Have Decimated the Affordable Care Act - View print ads here
One year ago this week, Republican leaders in Congress passed their disastrous American Health Care Act (AHCA, aka Trumpcare). If that bill had passed the Senate, it would have gutted Medicaid, ripped healthcare from an estimated 24 million Americans, increased healthcare costs by as much as 20 percent, and put millions of individuals out of work. On Friday, May 4, 1199 healthcare workers and activists are holding a rally in Trinity Park to let Rep. Stefanik know that her vote that put the health of families and communities at risk has not been forgotten. The issue of quality, affordable healthcare has grown more important to voters in the 12 months since the failure of Trumpcare.
The union representing certified nursing assistants in the Garden State is calling for minimum standards to be set for CNA-to-resident ratios at nursing homes.
The health system says it will fight to keep its 13-year contract with the schools intact, despite a rejection of the bid by schools officials.
Bronx, NY - This morning, the LPNs, CNAs and dietary employees represented by 1199SEIU at the Concourse Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in the Bronx, took to the picket lines for an informational protest against management’s refusal to bargain a new contract. The workers have been without a contract since September 2016.
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On Tuesday, May 1, labor activists and immigrant support organizations staged rallies in New York City to commemorate May Day.