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Jun 10, 2019
Safe and affordable housing is foundational for physical and mental health, affirmed a recent study by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.…
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Jun 7, 2019
The Maryland/DC Division of 1199 recently threw a special housewarming party for Johns Hopkins floor tech Simone Hicks, who this spring…
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Jun 7, 2019
New collective bargaining agreements at Vassar Brothers Medical Center and Orange Regional Medical Center are a demonstration of increasing…
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Jun 5, 2019
In the labor movement, as across the rest of society, acceptance of climate change and its effects has been a mixed bag. But increasingly…
Jun 5, 2019
It should be shocking that a state senator would cite white supremacist talking points to justify a radical rollback of women's healthcare…
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Jun 4, 2019
Fifty years ago, in the spring of 1959, some 450 workers at two Charleston, South Carolina, hospitals struck for more than three months for…
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Jun 4, 2019
With next year’s Presidential and Congressional elections, everything we’ve achieved, hold dear, and hope for our children is at stake. So…
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Jun 4, 2019
For Mother’s Day this year, we heard from 1199SEIU “kids“ about how their mother’s Union membership made their lives better.
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Jun 4, 2019
1199 is unique in this world. Our Union was founded not only as a workers’ rights organization, but also as one of freedom fighters. Written…
Jun 3, 2019
Union joins coalition to pass bill before end of legislative session

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