Massachusetts

Representing more than 56,000 healthcare workers throughout Massachusetts, 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East is the most politically active union in the Commonwealth. 1199SEIU caregivers have won higher job standards for healthcare workers, such as fair wages, affordable healthcare and achieving $15/hour for personal care attendants. 1199ers have also won historic victories for all working people across Massachusetts, including advocating for earned sick time, winning one of the highest minimum wages in the country, and many more.

Check out the latest stories from Massachusetts!


Jun 23, 2015
Tobey Hospital workers and healthcare advocates picketed outside the hospital on Friday to protest a series of Southcoast Health System…
Jun 1, 2015
The members at Metrowest Medical Center in Framingham voted overwhelming on May 14th (40 yes, 1 no) to ratify a new 3 year contract, which…
May 26, 2015
Seventy Massachusetts state representatives and senators have signed a letter to Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker in support of the…
May 20, 2015
Hundreds of healthcare and homecare workers united for the annual 1199SEIU Advocacy Day to advocate for better wages and investments in…
May 19, 2015
Over two hundred Boston residents, including 1199SEIU members, gathered for an earned sick time implementation hearing in Boston on Monday.…
May 12, 2015
Dear Governor Baker: My name is Olivia Richard, and I am a very active 31 year old paraplegic from Brighton who is...
May 11, 2015
Getting your taxes prepared for free is just one of many great 1199SEIU member benefits. Avoiding for-profit tax preparation is just the...
May 11, 2015
1199SEIU Executive Vice President Veronica Turner and Dorchester Personal Care Attendant Cedric Powell spoke on WHDH?s ?Urban Update? wi...
Apr 23, 2015
1199SEIU delegates welcomed Carolyn Villers, Executive Director of Mass Senior Action to our monthly delegate assembly. 1199ers thinking…
Apr 23, 2015
1199SEIU delegates welcomed Carolyn Villers, Executive Director of Mass Senior Action to our monthly delegate assembly. 1199ers thinking...
Apr 16, 2015
A recent community forum hosted by 1199SEIU members drew over 100 healthcare workers, advocates, and elected leaders to the Rock of…
Apr 12, 2015
Through a joint effort from the 1199SEIU Labor management project, several 1199SEIU members at Lynn Community Health Center recently passed…
Apr 1, 2015
A recent community forum hosted by 1199SEIU members drew over 120 healthcare workers, advocates, and elected leaders to the Lawrence Public…
Mar 16, 2015
After months of negotiations, 1199SEIU members at Union Hospital have ratified a new contract. Our unity and advocacy convinced Partners…
Mar 12, 2015
A recent community forum hosted by 1199SEIU members drew over 150 healthcare workers, advocates, and elected leaders to the union hall in…
Mar 5, 2015
1199SEIU members in the Boston Medical Center B.E.S.T. (Boston Emergency Services Team) unit have unanimously ratified a one-year contra...
Feb 25, 2015
Healthcare and home care workers across the nation are joining the growing Fight for $15 movement! If we fight together, we can put an e...
Feb 23, 2015
1199SEIU delegates recently gathered in Boston to discuss upcoming contract campaigns, potential 9c cuts by the Governor, and the Fight for…
Feb 23, 2015
1199SEIU delegates recently gathered in Boston to discuss upcoming contract campaigns, potential 9c cuts by the Governor, and the Fight ...
Feb 11, 2015
On January 29, 1199SEIU caregivers met with newly elected legislators and went to the Massachusetts State House in Boston to advocate fo...
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4th Floor

Quincy, MA 02171

877-409-1199

Media: 617-284-1102


Information for PCAs

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