June 15, 2014

NY Daily News EXCLUSIVE: Union in fight with private hospitals over free health care for members

A contract between leading city hospitals and 1199SEIU allows members to receive comprehensive health coverage for free. With the current contract expiring July 15, the hospitals would like to restructure benefits — but the union says that would leave 55,000 low-wage workers paying for some of their health care costs out of pocket.

June 14, 2014

Thousands of Nurses & Caregivers at 100 Facilities Throughout NYC Area to Hold Spirited Protests for Quality Care & Good Jobs

New York City- On Wednesday, June 18, thousands of nurses and caregivers will be holding protests for quality care and good jobs at over 100 facilities throughout the New York City area.

June 12, 2014

Certified Nursing Assistant Francis Clarke Hits the Airwaves!

Manhattan recording studios are usually reserved for rock stars, but recently Francis Clarke, a Certified Nursing Assistant at a Queens nursing home, took to a microphone to inform the public about the threat to healthcare and jobs for New Yorkers.