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2014-07-21 23:00:42

Agreement preserves worker benefits, increases wages, aligns employee benefit costs with employer contributions, and creates organizing principles at ambulatory care centers. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The League of Voluntary Hospitals and Homes of New York (“League”) and 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East (“1199SEIU”) today announced a new tentative four-year collective bargaining agreement that addresses critical issues facing healthcare providers and their...

2014-07-15 23:02:40

"Inequality is out of control in NY, and workers want to ensure that new healthcare jobs in outpatient facilities are good union jobs so caregivers and communities have quality healthcare, economic security and opportunity," says George Gresham, President of 1199 SEIU New York, NY (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 The following statement from George Gresham, President of 1199 SEIU Healthcare Workers East, is for immediate release. “Inequality is out of control in our country, especially...

2011-08-10 14:38:00

As hospital reaps $17 million, health union says patient services and jobs should be protected SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After announcing massive job eliminations and layoffs just last month, Baystate Medical Center is now slated to receive more than $17 million in additional federal funding beginning as early as October 1 of this year. Members of the state's largest healthcare union, 1199SEIU, say the new funding is a financial "game-changer" for the...

2011-04-04 13:51:00

Union calls for action on Medicaid rates, workforce training, and job protection within payment reform legislation BOSTON, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The largest healthcare union in Massachusetts is about to take the issue of healthcare payment reform public with a series of mobilizations, community forums, a massive advertising blitz, caregiver workshops, and other actions in a new statewide campaign slated to launch on Wednesday, April 6. The campaign aims to elevate the...

2010-09-20 14:41:00

10,000 free DVDs will be given away in Fenway, Kenmore, Longwood Medical Area as Boston rock icons team up with 1199SEIU BOSTON, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The new music video from Boston rock icons Dropkick Murphys features more than just footage from the bands rollicking sold-out arena shows. It also delivers a timely social justice message supporting blue collar and frontline workers in Boston's largest industry - healthcare. The new "Tomorrow's Industry" video was created...

2010-09-09 12:19:00

Mass. NOW and 1199SEIU call on Beth Israel board to take action against 'environment of inequity' during annual board meeting September 23rd BOSTON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The state's largest healthcare workers union and the Massachusetts chapter of the National Organization for Women released a joint statement today calling on the board of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center to fire CEO Paul Levy when it convenes its annual meeting at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston on...

2009-04-09 16:23:00

In one of the Largest Union Votes at a Boston Area Hospital in decades, workers unite for the best patient care, for their families and for each other BOSTON, April 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Healthcare workers at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, the largest medical center in the Caritas Christi Health Care chain, today announced they have voted, in an election conducted by the National Labor Relations Board, by 73% to join 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East. The vote means more than...

2009-04-09 13:59:00

In one of the largest hospital union elections in New England history, workers unite for quality patient care and good, secure jobs BOSTON, April 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Healthcare workers at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, the largest medical center in the Caritas Christi Health Care chain, today announced they have voted to join 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East following a hospital-wide vote. The vote means more than 850 St. Elizabeth's Medical Center workers will officially...


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