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Generations of schoolchildren throughout our country have been taught to believe in a number of shared ideals and values:
1199 SEIU today enthusiastically endorsed Governor Andrew M. Cuomo for re-election citing the Governor's leadership in protecting working families, and his commitment to strengthening worker protections even as President Trump and Washington Republicans are waging an unprecedented war on worker rights and healthcare access.
1199SEIU and the 1199SEIU Benefit Fund are again making available a free tax prep program to help ensure that working people pay only the taxes they owe and apply for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). The EITC, a tax credit for low-and moderate-income families, was originally enacted in 1975 as the EIC. Over the years, with tax reform and legislation, the program has expanded.
Boston, Mass. (February 13, 2018) - Healthcare workers with 1199SEIU will raise new concerns about the closing of Excel Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation during a hearing on Tuesday, February 13th.
1199SEIU and the National Benefit Fund is offering free tax preparation to 1199SEIU members and their families so that they may take advantage of the Earned Income Tax Credit, a tax refund for low-to moderate income families.
This week we welcome more than 110 new members from 10 Mount Sinai off-site locations and a City MD urgent care site into the 1199SEIU family.
Victory! Last week Group of “44” and Greater NY nursing home members preserved standards for those who serve our vulnerable and elderly community members throughout New York. Each group of workers won the 3.5 percent raise they’d been fighting for since last August, and preserved their benefits.