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The healthcare industry faces many new challenges as it restructures to move increasingly to ambulatory care from acute care. Hospitals and nursing homes are looking to cut costs and medical professionals are expected to do more with less. At the same time, technological advances require an increasingly educated workforce. In this environment, it is more important than ever for professionals to have a voice both at work and in the halls of government, so we can advocate for our patients, assert our vital roles in the healthcare delivery team, build respect for our individual professions, and ensure we are respected and properly compensated.

That is why thousands of professionals are joining 1199SEIU, the strongest, fastest-growing, and most effective healthcare union in the nation. With 1199, the specific concerns of every individual profession are heard and addressed. 1199 was originally founded by pharmacists over 80 years ago and now represents tens of thousands of professional members in every field throughout Florida, Washington, DC, Maryland, New Jersey, Massachusetts and New York.


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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
  • Over 170 healthcare workers represented by 1199SEIU, United Healthcare Workers East, currently involved in contract negotiations at Fort Hud Read More
  • Boston, MA (October 17, 2017) – Tyrék D. Lee, Sr., Executive Vice President of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, issued the follow Read More
  • 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East is the largest, fastest-growing, most progressive healthcare union in the country, and we are lookin Read More
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Background: More than seven hundred 1199SEIU members are employed at 5 upstate New York nursing homes owned by The Grand Healthcare System; Read More
  • More than 100 are expected at the rally, including neighborhood and community activists, elected officials, clergy, members of several labor Read More
  • Faith Leaders Strongly Oppose Latest Effort to Repeal the Affordable Care Act Read More
  • Our coalition of New York State consumers, health care and human service workers, and providers and insurers urge you to strongly oppose the Read More
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  • Resources to find food, water and other assistance as a result of Hurricane Irma. Read More
  • In this issue of the magazine, we celebrate our Union’s successful efforts to protect the Affordable Care Act and defend Medicaid. Read More
  • Today’s nursing homes are far different than those of the past. Due to a rapidly changing health care delivery system and longer life span Read More
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  • May 22, 2017 - This seminar is offered to meet the training requirements of Chapter 544 of the Laws of 1988 that states that all physicians, Read More
  • Purpose: The PALS Full Provider Course Program is designed to provide healthcare professionals the essential knowledge and skills for a succ Read More

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