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Oct 16, 2017
1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East is the largest, fastest-growing, most progressive healthcare union in the country, and we are…
Oct 16, 2017
Background: The workers at Baptist Nursing Home dedicate their lives to the care and comfort of the nursing home’s ill, injured, frail and…
Oct 15, 2017
The 300 solar-powered lamps in these boxes are bound for Puerto Rico as part of the on-going 1199SEIU relief effort for the island in the…
Oct 13, 2017
1199 healthcare workers are taking action in response to the crisis in Puerto Rico after the island was devastated by hurricanes Irma and…
Oct 13, 2017
1199 healthcare workers are taking action in response to the crisis in Puerto Rico after the island was devastated by hurricanes Irma and…
Oct 12, 2017
With the Afya Foundation, 1199SEIU Secretary-Treasurer, Maria Castaneda arrived in Puerto Rico last week to help deliver medical supplies…
Oct 5, 2017
Background: More than seven hundred 1199SEIU members are employed at 5 upstate New York nursing homes owned by The Grand Healthcare System;…
Oct 4, 2017
As 1199ers, we have always been a leading force in the fight for quality care and true social, economic and racial justice for all. Now,…
Oct 4, 2017
As 1199ers, we have always been a leading force in the fight for quality care and true social, economic and racial justice for all. Now,…
Sep 27, 2017
More than 100 are expected at the rally, including neighborhood and community activists, elected officials, clergy, members of several labor…

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  • 1199SEIU and the 1199SEIU Benefit Fund are again making available a free tax prep program to help ensure that working people pay only the ta Read More
  • Boston, Mass. (February 13, 2018) - Healthcare workers with 1199SEIU will raise new concerns about the closing of Excel Center for Nursing a Read More
  • 1199SEIU and the National Benefit Fund is offering free tax preparation to 1199SEIU members and their families so that they may take advanta Read More
  • 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 famil Read More
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  • Victory! Last week Group of “44” and Greater NY nursing home members preserved standards for those who serve our vulnerable and elderly Read More
  • 1199SEIU members joined healthcare leaders, elected officials and public transportation advocates for a press conference at New York City Ha Read More
  • Last fall, just one month after signing a new collective bargaining agreement with 1199SEIU, Loretto Health and Rehabilitation in Syracuse, Read More
  • This weekend some 200 demonstrations around the world commemorated the one year anniversary of historic Women’s March on Washington held o Read More
  • Boston, MA (January 22, 2018) - More than 400 healthcare workers with 1199SEIU will soon receive a wage boost to $15/hour as part of an agre Read More
  • New York’s healthcare consumers, providers, health plans and workers have grown increasingly anxious about the future since the October 1s Read More
  • New York, NY -1199SEIU President George Gresham today released the following statement regarding President Trump’s recent comments about i Read More
  • On Monday, January 8th, nurses and other caregivers braved the cold and held and informational picket in front of Sapphire at Goshen Nursing Read More
  • “Today the Trump Administration ruled to strip nearly 200,000 Salvadorans of the protections afforded to them under Temporary Protected St Read More
  • Goshen, NY-This month, Sapphire Nursing & Rehab at Goshen (formerly Elant at Goshen) is planning on laying off 10 of its Registered Nurses. Read More
  • Today we welcome nearly 100 new Professional and Clerical workers from Bon Secours Community Hospital into the 1199SEIU family. They will jo Read More
  • Union County Sheriff and state Senator-elect Joe Cryan came out in support of workers at the AristaCare at Delaire Nursing Home in Linden th Read More
  • This week, 40 more Northern New York healthcare workers, Home Health Aides (HHAs) at Samaritan Summit Village in Watertown, voted to assert Read More
  • A radio ad released this week by 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East urges that Rep. Tom MacArthur vote against the Republican tax bill Read More
  • Boston, MA (November 24, 2017) – Tyrék D. Lee, Sr., Executive Vice President of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, issued the follo Read More