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Feb 23, 2017
Extreme right-wing elected officials in Congress are determined to eliminate affordable, quality healthcare. Their actions would cause 30…
Feb 22, 2017
Alarmed by Threats to Healthcare Funding, Healthcare Workers and Allies Are Standing up
Feb 15, 2017
The following is a statement from Tyrék D. Lee, Sr., Executive Vice President of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, on the withdrawal…
Feb 14, 2017
“The hospital is so short staffed, that managers frequently interrupt us at our breaks and during meals, telling us to report back to work,…
Feb 13, 2017
WHAT: Media Opportunity: Community leaders will be calling on newly-elected Congresswoman Claudia Tenney to not vote for the repeal of the…
Feb 13, 2017
WHAT: Media Opportunity: 1199SEIU members and community activists and leaders will be calling on newly- elected Congresswoman Elisa Stefanik…
Feb 13, 2017
1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, the largest healthcare union in the U.S., has decided to join Trade Unions for Energy Democracy, a…
Jan 31, 2017
As a union of healthcare workers, the majority of whom are women, we know how important it is to protect the right to choose and access to…
Jan 31, 2017
Boston, MA (January 31, 2017) – 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East and Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital announced today agreement…
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Jan 30, 2017
Boston, MA (January 30, 2017) – Days after Senate Republican leadership delayed fast-food CEO and multi-millionaire Andy Puzder’s…

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