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Oct 9, 2017
“While we understand the significant cost of complying with the recent court rulings overturning decades of New York State policy on 24-hour…
Oct 5, 2017
Our coalition of New York State consumers, health care and human service workers, and providers and insurers wrote to you several times…
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;…
Sep 19, 2017
Our coalition of New York State consumers, health care and human service workers, and providers and insurers urge you to strongly oppose the…
Aug 16, 2017
As our nation deals with the aftermath of the terror and violence committed in Charlottesville, we mourn the loss of Heather Heyer and our…
Aug 14, 2017
The remarks by Mr. Loeb regarding State Senate Democratic Caucus leader Andrea Stewart Cousins are repugnant. To liken an African American…
Aug 14, 2017
The neo-Nazi led and racist fueled violence rally in Charlottesville, VA is a shocking act of terror. But, this is nothing we have not seen…
Aug 10, 2017
Quincy, MA (August 10, 2017) – In response to the Attorney General’s findings about the 2014 closure of North Adams Regional Hospital,…
Aug 9, 2017
Hyannis, Mass. (August 9, 2017) – Healthcare workers with 1199SEIU are raising concerns about Cape Cod Healthcare’s (CCHC) proposal to…
Aug 7, 2017
As groups representing millions of New York consumers, providers, health plans, employers and frontline health care and human services…

LATEST NEWS

  • 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