Statement on The Trump Administration Ruling To Strip Nearly 200,000 Salvadorians of Their Temporary Protection Status
“Today the Trump Administration ruled to strip nearly 200,000 Salvadorans of the protections afforded to them under Temporary Protected Status.
Goshen, NY-This month, Sapphire Nursing & Rehab at Goshen (formerly Elant at Goshen) is planning on laying off 10 of its Registered Nurses. Workers fear that this could lead to short staffing and place an undue burden on Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs), which could affect their ability to provide the best quality of care to patients.
Healthcare Workers at Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis resoundingly vote ‘Yes!’ for 1199SEIU
Today we welcome nearly 100 new Professional and Clerical workers from Bon Secours Community Hospital into the 1199SEIU family. They will join their service worker colleagues at the hospital who have already negotiated some of the best pay and benefits in New York State.
We are facing the most profound attack on working people in our union's history, including court cases that threaten our ability to join together in unions, regressive federal and state legislation, punitive executive actions, and healthcare cuts. But in 2017, we've won and continue to keep winning in our workplaces and in our communities to protect the gains we've made and move forward.
Union County Sheriff and state Senator-elect Joe Cryan came out in support of workers at the AristaCare at Delaire Nursing Home in Linden this week as they held an afternoon prayer vigil urging the owners to restore benefits and settle a fair contract. AristaCare slashed benefits when they bought the facility this summer.
Union Density Is Growing In Northern New York: Home Health Aides At Samaritan Summit Village Are The Latest Group To Join 1199SEIU
This week, 40 more Northern New York healthcare workers, Home Health Aides (HHAs) at Samaritan Summit Village in Watertown, voted to assert their collective strength and become members of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East. They are now united with LPNs, CNAs and resident care assistants at Samaritan, who all voted this fall to join the largest healthcare workers union in the country.
A radio ad released this week by 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East urges that Rep. Tom MacArthur vote against the Republican tax bill “disaster” that House and Senate leadership haphazardly shoved through Congress.
1199SEIU Healthcare Workers and Baptist Health Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Announce Historic Contract Settlement
Nursing Home Workers Vote Overwhelmingly To Ratify Their First Collective Bargaining Agreement
TODAY! 1199SEIU Healthcare Workers Will Hold Informational Picket at Fort Hudson Nursing Home in Fort Edward
Over 170 healthcare workers represented by 1199SEIU, United Healthcare Workers East, currently involved in contract negotiations at Fort Hudson Nursing Home, are holding an informational picket tomorrow to bring public awareness to staffing problems at the facility, which they say is having an impact on care.