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Background: The workers at Baptist Nursing Home dedicate their lives to the care and comfort of the nursing home’s ill, injured, frail and elderly residents, under challenging conditions. Troubled by these challenges, which have fallen on deaf ears when brought to management, this Town Hall Meeting has been called to bring attention to the severe situation.
When Donald Trump tried to institute his Muslim ban not even a week into his presidency, we stood up. Through our collective strength, courts across the country challenged the unconstitutional order.
The 300 solar-powered lamps in these boxes are bound for Puerto Rico as part of the on-going 1199SEIU relief effort for the island in the wake of the devastation wrecked by Hurricane Maria.
1199 healthcare workers are taking action in response to the crisis in Puerto Rico after the island was devastated by hurricanes Irma and Maria. There are 67 hospitals on the island and currently, 50 of those hospitals are operating on a generator. Many are running short of supplies.
In another humanitarian response to help those devastated by the horrific storms in the Caribbean, 1199SEIU hosted a terrific event, STANDING TOGETHER, CARING FOR EACH OTHER.
Boston, MA (October 12, 2017) – Tyrék D. Lee, Sr., Executive Vice President of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, issued the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s executive order today:
Boston, MA (October 12, 2017) – Responding to the press conference about criminal justice reform hosted today by Senate President Stan Rosenberg and Senator William Brownsberger, Tyrék D. Lee, Sr., Executive Vice President of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, issued the following statement:
With the Afya Foundation, 1199SEIU Secretary-Treasurer, Maria Castaneda arrived in Puerto Rico last week to help deliver medical supplies provided by the Greater New York Hospital Association (GNYHA).
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New York State Department of Health Pre-deployment Briefing for Healthcare Relief Workers