Women's Caucus

MISSION STATEMENT

The 1199SEIU Women’s Caucus is committed to enhancing opportunities for education, training, mentorship, leadership development, improving economic status and networking for 1199SEIU women members and staff. The Caucus is also committed to promoting the health and well-being of all women of 1199. The 1199SEIU Women’s Caucus endeavors to educate and support women of all ages and ethnicities. Physical, Mental, and Spiritual Health is key to achieving the utmost potential of all women.

We further engage to promote social, economic and political justice within our workplace, our communities, and our nation and within our Union. We are committed to encouraging every woman in 1199SEIU to achieve their fullest potential by utilizing the educational benefits provided thanks to the bargaining efforts of our union in order to achieve these goals.

We shall further encourage our members to actively engage in efforts to organize the unorganized and to fully participate in the development and implementation of labor’s political agenda and programs.

Apr 11, 2017
Women’s Caucus in attendance at the Mayor’s Office’ Women’s Herstory Celebration where 1199 Political Organizer Winsome Black-Batten was honored on March 15, 2017
Apr 6, 2017
On March 24, 1199SEIU Women’s Caucus members gathered at New York City’s Hotel Trades Council Offices to honor the accomplishments of members who have advanced the interests of women in the labor movement and in their communities. The evening included a presentation of awards, music, dance performances and a poetry reading.
Mar 22, 2017
1199ers marched throughout the regions—along with millions from Antarctica to Accra, Ghana—to tell the White House that human rights aren’t up for grabs. On Jan. 21—one day after the presidential inauguration—nearly 5 million people flooded the streets in hundreds of cities and towns around the nation and the world. At some 670 marches ranging in size from a handful to hundreds of thousands of people, the world’s women and their supporters asserted their commitment to nonviolence and protecting the rights of women, disabled persons, the LGBTQI community; and civil rights, reproductive justice, and the environment.
Mar 18, 2014
On Saturday, March 8, in honor of International Women's Day, hundreds of 1199 caregivers and New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) m...
Jul 19, 2012
On July 18, hundreds of women leaders, working mothers, and business owners gathered on New York City Hall steps to announce the launch ...
Fill out my online form.

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
  • Read More
  • 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