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Mar 17, 2017
The latest health care legislation being considered by Congress will decimate Medicaid funding and result in millions of Americans losing…
Mar 9, 2017
BOSTON, MA (March 9, 2017) – Congressional Republicans’ attempts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act – Obamacare – will be…
Mar 9, 2017
Our union has tens of thousands of members in Brooklyn, so we applaud this bold, holistic approach by Governor Cuomo to improve well-being…
Mar 8, 2017
Ayer, MA (March 8, 2017) – Technical healthcare workers at Nashoba Valley Medical Center have overwhelmingly signed on to join 1199SEIU…
Mar 3, 2017
March is Women's History Month when we take time to reflect and honor women – from throughout our history up to today – who have helped pave…
Mar 2, 2017
“Western New York’s Congressman Chris Collins, a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee, is one of several…
Mar 2, 2017
"Unfortunately, much of the discussion around healthcare in the President’s address to Congress last night was spent rehashing misleading…
Mar 1, 2017
Healthcare workers say working people cannot let ourselves be divided by ignorance, fear and hate, but must unite for a fair economy and…
Feb 24, 2017
Press Conference Today: Recently released Congressional Health Plan could place needed healthcare services at risk. WHEN: Friday, February…
Feb 23, 2017
Extreme right-wing elected officials in Congress are determined to eliminate affordable, quality healthcare. Their actions would cause 30…

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  • Goshen, NY-This month, Sapphire Nursing & Rehab at Goshen (formerly Elant at Goshen) is planning on laying off 10 of its Registered Nurses. Read More
  • Today we welcome nearly 100 new Professional and Clerical workers from Bon Secours Community Hospital into the 1199SEIU family. They will jo Read More
  • Union County Sheriff and state Senator-elect Joe Cryan came out in support of workers at the AristaCare at Delaire Nursing Home in Linden th Read More
  • This week, 40 more Northern New York healthcare workers, Home Health Aides (HHAs) at Samaritan Summit Village in Watertown, voted to assert Read More
  • A radio ad released this week by 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East urges that Rep. Tom MacArthur vote against the Republican tax bill Read More
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  • Boston, MA (November 16, 2017) - Healthcare workers with 1199SEIU and Steward Health Care today announced the launch of a new apprenticeship Read More
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  • On Thursday November 2, 2017, the 1199 family welcomed more than 100 new members from three Hudson River Healthcare (HRH) community health c Read More
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  • A statement from Ken Spurgeon, R.N. at Auburn Community Hospital and 1199SEIU Vice Chair: Read More
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