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.
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.
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.