1199 Magazine

Aug 15, 2017
This summer’s Unity and Power vote, which was conducted union-wide over six weeks. In nearly 1,300 elections at 800 employers, 93% of voting…
Jul 7, 2017
We are nurses in New York’s Hudson Valley who have been personally touched by the opioid epidemic besieging our communities.
Jul 5, 2017
Anthony Rodgers Wright is an activist and policy director for the national nonprofit Environmental Action. He has presented the case for…
Jul 5, 2017
U. S. Census Bureau statistics indicate that one in five Americans is a person with a disability. Historically these persons have suffered…
Jul 5, 2017
A relieved group of 1199SEIU members at Hudson Park Nursing Home in Albany, NY unanimously ratified a collective bargaining agreement in…
Jun 30, 2017
The Human Rights Campaign & the National LGBTQ Task Force 1199SEIU represents workers at the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and the National…
Jun 30, 2017
Bill Pigford, a Unit Specialist at Prince George’s Hospital Center in Cheverly, MD, says he has no time for people who did not bother to…
Jun 30, 2017
1199SEIU’s Asian American Pacific Islander Caucus held its annual celebration on May 23 in the Union’s Cherkasky/Davis Penthouse. The event…
Jun 30, 2017
Opponents of a plan to store gas near Seneca Lake in the Finger Lakes Region of Upstate New York declared a partial victory in mid-May when…
Jun 28, 2017
I’m so proud of 1199SEIU for many reasons, but one that I’m most proud about is our diversity. There are 19 countries in the world and I’d…

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  • Unity and Power Read More
  • Resources to find food, water and other assistance as a result of Hurricane Irma. Read More
  • In this issue of the magazine, we celebrate our Union’s successful efforts to protect the Affordable Care Act and defend Medicaid. Read More
  • Today’s nursing homes are far different than those of the past. Due to a rapidly changing health care delivery system and longer life span Read More
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  • May 22, 2017 - This seminar is offered to meet the training requirements of Chapter 544 of the Laws of 1988 that states that all physicians, Read More
  • Purpose: The PALS Full Provider Course Program is designed to provide healthcare professionals the essential knowledge and skills for a succ Read More
  • November 6, 7, 13, & 14, 2017- This 4-day Educational Activity provides a comprehensive didactic curriculum and is being presented by 1199 Read More
  • The program is designed to prepare Professional Registered Nurses to take the Medical Surgical Nurse Certification Examination by the Americ Read More
  • Today we welcome more than 100 new members from three Hudson River Healthcare (HRH) community health centers in Long Island into the 1199SEI Read More
  • 1199SEIU members at Fresenius Dialysis Centers throughout Brooklyn and the Bronx have ratified a contract with significant improvements to w Read More
  • PARTISANSHIP SUCCUMBED TO THE COMMON GOOD People power doesn’t sleep. The nation saw proof on July 28 at about 1:30 a.m. in the U.S. Senat Read More
  • I’m a retired 1199 member and a person with a disability who is very relieved that the disastrous attempts to repeal the Affordable Care A Read More
  • I’m a retired 1199 member and a person with a disability who is very relieved that the disastrous attempts to repeal the Affordable Care A Read More
  • In Rochester, NY, America’s immigration story is unfolding among a community of refugees from Asia’s mountain kingdom of Bhutan. Read More
  • Bronx Lebanon Hospital Housekeeper Dowaine Clarke thought he was going to die on June 30. “We were right next to a guy who had been shot a Read More
  • As our nation deals with the aftermath of the terror and violence committed in Charlottesville, we mourn the loss of Heather Heyer and our t Read More
  • 1199SEIU represents 102 members at Westfield Center, a nursing home in northeastern New Jersey. Workers at the institution care for seniors Read More
  • Janine Bassi did not start out as a union activist. In fact, she took some convincing before she could see the value of collective bargainin Read More
  • The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in June issued a complaint against New York City’s prestigious NYU Langone Medical Center (NYU) Read More