1199 HAITIAN CAUCUS STATEMENT ON THE RECENT TRAGIC EVENTS IN HAITIJuly 23, 2021
The 450,000 healthcare workers of 1199SEIU, United Healthcare Workers East, are saddened and outraged by the recent assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse. We wish his widow, Haiti’s First Lady Martine Moïse, a speedy recovery and send our deepest condolences to the Moïse family and all of Haiti. 1199SEIU stands with the people of Haiti and with the thousands of Haitian members in our Union.
Alongside our allies, we are committed to supporting the Haitian people in their efforts to ensure justice for their slain leader. We will lend our voices to every effort to help rebuild a Haiti that is democratic, equitable and secure for every Haitian citizen and their families.