NYC/Long Island

1199 was founded in 1932 as a New York City drugstore workers’ union. Today’s 1199SEIU represents the spectrum of healthcare professions in five states and the District of Columbia. What remains true, though, is that the vast concentration of 1199’s membership is centered in New York City’s five boroughs and its suburbs; the union represents more than 250,000 workers in the region. Tens of thousands of 1199SEIU hospital-based members work throughout the mega-health systems that include Mount Sinai, NYU Langone, Presbyterian, Northwell Health (formerly Northshore LIJ), and the Montefiore systems. These include hospitals, ambulatory care centers, off-site provider-based clinics and other settings. The union represents 100,000 more members who work in nursing homes and home care settings.


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Oct 28, 2011
Representatives of labor and the civil rights movement met October 26 at 1199SEIU’s Manhattan headquarters to lay plans for a huge Dec...
Oct 28, 2011
Representatives of labor and the civil rights movement met October 26 at 1199SEIU?s Manhattan headquarters to lay plans for a huge Decem...
Oct 19, 2011
The New York City Labor Chorus, which includes several 1199ers, will mark 20 years of rousing songs for the labor rights, peace justice ...
Oct 19, 2011
At 4 pm this Friday, October 21, Occupy Wall Street protesters are marching and picketing in lower Manhattan with our brothers and siste...
Oct 19, 2011
The New York City Labor Chorus, which includes several 1199ers, will mark 20 years of rousing songs for the labor rights, peace justice ...
Oct 19, 2011
At 4 pm this Friday, October 21, Occupy Wall Street protesters are marching and picketing in lower Manhattan with our brothers and siste...
Oct 13, 2011
1199SEIU members were among the hundreds who gathered at noon on October 11 in midtown Manhattan for a Billionaire’s March through Man...
Oct 13, 2011
1199SEIU members were among the hundreds who gathered at noon on October 11 in midtown Manhattan for a Billionaire?s March through Manha...
Oct 10, 2011
Scores of labor unions and community organizations joined an October 6 march and rally where tens of thousands of protesters turned out ...
Oct 10, 2011
Scores of labor unions and community organizations joined an October 6 march and rally where tens of thousands of protesters turned out ...
Oct 4, 2011
1199SEIU President George Gresham was an honorary pallbearer at the October 1 funeral of Troy Davis in Savannah, GA. After f...
Aug 4, 2011
“Sing Your Song,” the documentary film about Harry Belafonte, the legendary artist and rights activist, will premier October 6 at Ne...
Aug 4, 2011
?Sing Your Song,? the documentary film about Harry Belafonte, the legendary artist and rights activist, will premier October 6 at New Yo...
Mar 1, 2008
“Local 1199 represents the authentic conscience of the labor movement.” —From Dr. King’s remarks at 1199’s Salute to Freedom c...
Mar 1, 2008
?Local 1199 represents the authentic conscience of the labor movement.? ?From Dr. King?s remarks at 1199?s Salute to Freedom celebration...
Jan 1, 1970
1199SEIU President George Gresham was an honorary pallbearer at the October 1 funeral of Troy Davis in Savannah, GA. After f...
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