News & Information

Nursing Home Workers Vote Overwhelmingly To Ratify Their First Collective Bargaining Agreement
Over 170 healthcare workers represented by 1199SEIU, United Healthcare Workers East, currently involved in contract negotiations at Fort Hudson Nursing Home, are holding an informational picket tomorrow to bring public awareness to staffing problems at the facility, which they say is having an impact on care.
Boston, Mass. (November 27, 2017) - The executive council of 1199SEIU has voted to endorse Democrat Sue Chalifoux Zephir for the 11-community Worcester and Suffolk Senate seat vacated by Sen. Jennifer Flanagan.
Boston, MA (November 24, 2017) – Tyrék D. Lee, Sr., Executive Vice President of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, issued the following statement in response to new homecare legislation signed into law:
“Let us work together for immediate and adequate hurricane relief, as well as lasting economic reconstruction, debt cancellation and self-determination in Puerto Rico.”
Boston, MA (November 21, 2017) –Tyrék D. Lee, Sr., Executive Vice President of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, issued the following statement in response to today’s settlement with Maestro-Connections Home Health Systems:
Boston, MA (November 17, 2017) - Tyrék D. Lee, Sr., Executive Vice President of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, issued the following statement in response to the Republican tax bill:
Boston, MA (November 14, 2017) - Tyrék D. Lee, Sr., Executive Vice President of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, issued the following statement in response to the Massachusetts state Senate's homecare legislation:
Boston, MA (November 16, 2017) - Healthcare workers with 1199SEIU and Steward Health Care today announced the launch of a new apprenticeship program that provides training and education to employees interested in pursuing careers in high-demand medical coding fields.