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Jul 12, 2017
Boston, MA (July 12, 2017) – In response to the strike by nurses at Tufts Medical Center, Tyrék D. Lee, Sr., Executive Vice President of…
Jul 6, 2017
We are shocked by the senseless and horrific shooting that occurred at Bronx Lebanon Hospital on Friday. The mass shooting took the life of…
Jul 6, 2017
Healthcare Workers at The Grand at Pawling To Picket Nursing Home on Thursday, July 6 Below market union wages, unaffordable health benefits…
Jun 28, 2017
Healthcare Workers at Baptist Nursing Home in Scotia to Hold Informational Picket on Wednesday Mobile Billboard with Quality Care Message…
Jun 5, 2017
“The health care plan proposed by the extreme right-wing will wreak havoc on our health care system by cutting hundreds of billions of…
Jun 1, 2017
"The Trump administration, backed by dirty fuel CEOs, is to abandon the US pledges under the Paris Agreement, which was a vital step towards…
May 26, 2017
On Monday, 1199SEIU members at Brooks Memorial Hospital ratified a new collective bargaining agreement that will increase wages, provide…
May 25, 2017
Earlier this month, the House of Representatives irresponsibly passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA) without an impact analysis from…
May 24, 2017
Statement of Milly Silva, Executive Vice President of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, regarding the Congressional Budget Office’s…
May 24, 2017
The Department of Homeland Security granted a critical 6-month extension of Temporary Protected Status, TPS, for the over 58,000 Haitians…

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  • One would think President Donald Trump would tire of trying to enact a travel ban against visitors from six predominantly Muslim countries. Read More
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  • Boston, MA (October 17, 2017) – Tyrék D. Lee, Sr., Executive Vice President of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, issued the follow Read More
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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 Read More
  • 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 wa Read More
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  • 1199 healthcare workers are taking action in response to the crisis in Puerto Rico after the island was devastated by hurricanes Irma and Ma Read More
  • With the Afya Foundation, 1199SEIU Secretary-Treasurer, Maria Castaneda arrived in Puerto Rico last week to help deliver medical supplies p Read More
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