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Jun 5, 2017
“The health care plan proposed by the extreme right-wing will wreak havoc on our health care system by cutting hundreds of billions of…
Jun 1, 2017
"The Trump administration, backed by dirty fuel CEOs, is to abandon the US pledges under the Paris Agreement, which was a vital step towards…
May 26, 2017
On Monday, 1199SEIU members at Brooks Memorial Hospital ratified a new collective bargaining agreement that will increase wages, provide…
May 25, 2017
Earlier this month, the House of Representatives irresponsibly passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA) without an impact analysis from…
May 24, 2017
Statement of Milly Silva, Executive Vice President of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, regarding the Congressional Budget Office’s…
May 24, 2017
The Department of Homeland Security granted a critical 6-month extension of Temporary Protected Status, TPS, for the over 58,000 Haitians…
May 16, 2017
Northampton, MA (May 16, 2017) – The following is a statement from Tyrék D. Lee, Sr., Executive Vice President of 1199SEIU United Healthcare…
May 4, 2017
“The Republican plan is about slashing care for children, seniors, working families and people with disabilities att he expense of give a…
May 4, 2017
Boston, MA (May 4, 2017) – The following is a statement from Tyrék D. Lee Sr., Executive Vice President of 1199SEIU United Healthcare…
May 4, 2017
Hundreds of thousands of New Jersey residents—seniors, children with disabilities, and individuals with pre-existing conditions—are now at…

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  • On the afternoon of March 24, thousands of 1199SEIU members took a moment to celebrate a hard won victory when Rep. Paul Ryan pulled the Rep Read More
  • With a contract that expired on April 30, 2017 and a couple of months of negotiations that have not resulted in agreement, the 1199SEIU Abso Read More
  • Northampton, MA (May 16, 2017) – The following is a statement from Tyrék D. Lee, Sr., Executive Vice President of 1199SEIU United Healthc Read More
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  • Massachusetts gathered with hundreds of workers, immigrants and community advocates for a rally Feb. 21 under the banner of “We Will Persi Read More
  • It should not come as a surprise to 1199ers that working people these days have few friends in high places in Washington, D.C. Despite Presi Read More
  • June 2 and June 9, 2017- TARGET AUDIENCE: Professional Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, MDS Assessors, Physical Therapists and Read More
  • Opponents of a plan to store gas near Seneca Lake in upstate New York prevailed this week, after Crestwood, a Texas-based corporation, annou Read More
  • Hundreds of 1199SEIU Registered Nurses gathered at the state capital in Albany, New York this week to warn elected officials about the crisi Read More
  • “The Republican plan is about slashing care for children, seniors, working families and people with disabilities att he expense of give a Read More
  • Boston, MA (May 4, 2017) – The following is a statement from Tyrék D. Lee Sr., Executive Vice President of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Wor Read More
  • Hundreds of thousands of New Jersey residents—seniors, children with disabilities, and individuals with pre-existing conditions—are now Read More