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Boston, MA (October 12, 2017) – Tyrék D. Lee, Sr., Executive Vice President of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, issued the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s executive order today:
Boston, MA (October 12, 2017) – Responding to the press conference about criminal justice reform hosted today by Senate President Stan Rosenberg and Senator William Brownsberger, Tyrék D. Lee, Sr., Executive Vice President of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, issued the following statement:
With the Afya Foundation, 1199SEIU Secretary-Treasurer, Maria Castaneda arrived in Puerto Rico last week to help deliver medical supplies provided by the Greater New York Hospital Association (GNYHA).
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Background: More than seven hundred 1199SEIU members are employed at 5 upstate New York nursing homes owned by The Grand Healthcare System; those listed above and, also in Central New York’s village of Chittenango and town of Rome.
When @1199SEIU members heard that a plane of medical supplies to help the injured in Puerto Rico was leaving this morning, they were quick to step up and help get those supplies to those who needed them.
More than 100 are expected at the rally, including neighborhood and community activists, elected officials, clergy, members of several labor unions, leaders and allies. Rally participants will be urging the hospital to pay their fair share in the community and to sign a Fair & Free Elections Code of Conduct.