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Jan 18, 2017
(Troy, NY) Faith and leaders from across the Capital District met in Troy, NY today to discuss issues including regional poverty, corporate…
Jan 17, 2017
The healthcare workers of 1199SEIU celebrate the release of freedom fighter Oscar López Rivera after 35 years in prison, and we thank…
Jan 17, 2017
Buffalo, N.Y.— After a long haul, Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) and service workers at Elderwood Grand Island, a western New York…
Jan 12, 2017
New York, NY – While millions of Americans were sleeping last night, the Senate voted to begin steps to decimate the Affordable Care Act –…
Jan 12, 2017
During event at the State House, consumers, healthcare providers and workers outline major health and economic risks to Massachusetts if…
Jan 11, 2017
Repealing the Affordable Care Act without a plan in place would cause thousands of Long Islanders to lose their health coverage, slash…
Jan 11, 2017
Utica, NY – On Thursday, Janurary 12, Mayor Robert Palmieri, members of the Utica Common Council, frontline healthcare workers, and…
Jan 6, 2017
The healthcare workers of 1199SEIU applaud Governor Cuomo’s plan to make childcare more affordable for middle class New Yorkers. His…
Jan 4, 2017
The healthcare workers of 1199SEIU applaud Governor Cuomo¹s bold proposal to ensure tuition-free college for middle and lower-income New…
Dec 30, 2016
New York, NY – On January 1, all workers who make under $11 an hour in New York City will begin to earn a higher wage as part of the Fight…

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