1199 Magazine

May 16, 2017
It should not come as a surprise to 1199ers that working people these days have few friends in high places in Washington, D.C. Despite…
Mar 31, 2017
Participants at the historic Jan. 21 Women’s Marches were urged to return to their communities to continue to advance the struggles for…
Mar 30, 2017
Staten Island member Vishally Ahmed was a leader in the Fight For $15: “We have to make sure we keep this progress going.”
Mar 30, 2017
Jan Bregman retired last October after 18 years as a monitor tech at HCA-affiliated Northside Hospital in St. Petersburg, FL. Her low-key…
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…
Mar 21, 2017
Repealing the Affordable Care Act without a replacement. Medicaid block grants. 1199ers are on the frontlines of the battle for our…
Mar 20, 2017
1199SEIU and the National Benefit Fund are again making available a free tax prep program for members, so they can pay only the taxes they…
Mar 20, 2017
Well, that didn’t take long. And we can’t say we weren’t warned. One month into his presidency, the man who ran the most racist, sexist,…
Dec 16, 2016
1199SEIU has long been a leader in campaigns for pro-worker policies and politicians. As such, the overwhelming majority of its political…
Dec 16, 2016
This year was one of historic victories and, for many of us, heartbreaking 1199ers helped scores of working-family friendly candidates win…

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  • 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