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May 16, 2017
Northampton, MA (May 16, 2017) – The following is a statement from Tyrék D. Lee, Sr., Executive Vice President of 1199SEIU United Healthcare…
May 4, 2017
“The Republican plan is about slashing care for children, seniors, working families and people with disabilities att he expense of give a…
May 4, 2017
Boston, MA (May 4, 2017) – The following is a statement from Tyrék D. Lee Sr., Executive Vice President of 1199SEIU United Healthcare…
May 4, 2017
Hundreds of thousands of New Jersey residents—seniors, children with disabilities, and individuals with pre-existing conditions—are now at…
Apr 26, 2017
New York, NY- The early morning of Saturday, April 29th will see a beehive of activity in 10 locations as healthcare workers from throughout…
Apr 25, 2017
New York, NY- As people from around the country make plans for a massive, historic Climate March on April 29, 1199SEIU is both proud and…
Apr 21, 2017
New York, NY – A coalition of more than two dozen non-profit organizations, labor unions and advocacy groups today sent a joint letter to…
Apr 14, 2017
Boston, MA (April 12, 2017) – Hundreds of healthcare workers met with legislators today to outline their issues agenda to promote quality…
Apr 12, 2017
"The healthcare workers of 1199SEIU thank Governor Cuomo, Assemblyman Heastie, and Senator Klein for their successful effort to ensure…
Apr 11, 2017
Nursing home workers at James Square Health and Rehabilitation Centre in Syracuse have overwhelmingly signed on to join 1199SEIU, United…

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