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1199 members interviewed numerous candidates running for elected office in Maryland. Listed below are the approved recommendations.
In its slick advertising campaign, NYU Langone Medical Center promises the institution is #MadeForNY. 1199ers want to know exactly which New York because it sure isn’t one for working people.
Last year, when 1199SEIU and the University of Miami Hospital (UMH) began bargaining wages for the first year of the three-year collective bargaining agreement, the hospital was $64M in debt and hemorrhaging experienced staff. By collaborating with UMH, 1199ers this summer successfully completed a wage reopener of last year’s contract that includes raises for most of the bargaining unit and paves a new path to address patient care, the institution’s infrastructural needs, and retention of highly skilled staff.
Join us to knock on doors and get out the vote for Andrew Gillum for Governor and other candidates who will help protect our freedom to come together as a union, earn good wages, access quality affordable healthcare and secure affordable housing.
Join us to knock on doors and get out the vote for Andrew Gillum for Governor and other candidates who will help protect our freedom to come together as a union, earn good wages, access quality affordable healthcare and secure affordable housing.
Join us to knock on doors and get out the vote for Andrew Gillum for Governor and other candidates who will help protect our freedom to come together as a union, earn good wages, access quality affordable healthcare and secure affordable housing.
Join us to knock on doors and get out the vote for Andrew Gillum for Governor and other candidates who will help protect our freedom to come together as a union, earn good wages, access quality affordable healthcare and secure affordable housing.
1199ers are fired up. Throughout electoral districts in 1199’s regions, Member Political Organizers (MPOs) and volunteers, including waves of Weekend Warriors, are knocking on doors, calling voters, handing out literature and joining hands with democratic and progressive allies to shake up state capitals and the U.S. Congress.
“The healthcare workers of 1199SEIU are heartbroken for the children who have lost their lives due to the outbreak of adenovirus at Wanaque Center and express our deepest sympathies to their families. As we grieve, we are urgently seeking clarity from the facility administration regarding the processes being put in place to safeguard patients.
Ray Flores is a 76-year-old retiree who previously worked at a New York hospital for many years before coming to Florida.