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Mar 24, 2017
New York City- Nurses, nurse assistants, homecare workers and other caregivers who work in hospitals, nursing homes and homecare programs…
Mar 22, 2017
Boston, MA (March 22, 2017) – Service workers at Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital voted overwhelmingly to join 1199SEIU United…
Mar 17, 2017
The latest health care legislation being considered by Congress will decimate Medicaid funding and result in millions of Americans losing…
Mar 17, 2017
The latest health care legislation being considered by Congress will decimate Medicaid funding and result in millions of Americans losing…
Mar 9, 2017
BOSTON, MA (March 9, 2017) – Congressional Republicans’ attempts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act – Obamacare – will be…
Mar 9, 2017
Our union has tens of thousands of members in Brooklyn, so we applaud this bold, holistic approach by Governor Cuomo to improve well-being…
Mar 8, 2017
Ayer, MA (March 8, 2017) – Technical healthcare workers at Nashoba Valley Medical Center have overwhelmingly signed on to join 1199SEIU…
Mar 3, 2017
March is Women's History Month when we take time to reflect and honor women – from throughout our history up to today – who have helped pave…
Mar 2, 2017
“Western New York’s Congressman Chris Collins, a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee, is one of several…
Mar 2, 2017
"Unfortunately, much of the discussion around healthcare in the President’s address to Congress last night was spent rehashing misleading…

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