News from 1199seiu united healthcare workers east

May 21, 2013, 12:48 ET

Health workers say funding disparities pose major threat to Massachusetts community hospitals

 A new advocacy campaign by the state's largest healthcare union is targeting what caregivers say is a major threat to the quality healthcare...

Feb 12, 2013, 12:37 ET

Statement of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East Regarding HealthBridge Worker Victory

Statement of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East: Link to Supreme Court decision:...

Aug 10, 2011, 15:38 ET

Following Federal Funding Boost, Baystate Medical Center Called Upon to Cancel Layoffs

As hospital reaps $17 million, health union says patient services and jobs should be protected After announcing massive job eliminations and...

May 19, 2011, 13:42 ET

Healthcare Workers Say Senator Brown Should Change Course on Medicare Overhaul Vote

Brown changes talking points on GOP plan, but caregivers press for a change in his vote Massachusetts healthcare workers will launch a radio...

Apr 04, 2011, 14:51 ET

Caregivers Aim to Shape Payment Reform, Raise Awareness of Hospital Service Workers With New Public Campaign

Union calls for action on Medicaid rates, workforce training, and job protection within payment reform legislation The largest healthcare union...

Sep 20, 2010, 15:41 ET

Solidarity Rocks: New Dropkick Murphys Music Video Supports Union Drive at Boston Teaching Hospitals

10,000 free DVDs will be given away in Fenway, Kenmore, Longwood Medical Area as Boston rock icons team up with 1199SEIU The new music video from...

Sep 09, 2010, 13:19 ET

National Organization for Women and Healthcare Union Call for Hospital CEO Levy to Resign

Mass. NOW and 1199SEIU call on Beth Israel board to take action against 'environment of inequity' during annual board meeting September 23rd The...

Apr 09, 2009, 17:23 ET

More than 800 Workers at Caritas St. Elizabeth's Medical Center Make History with Vote to join 1199SEIU

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...

Apr 09, 2009, 14:59 ET

Nearly 900 Workers at Caritas St. Elizabeth's Medical Center Make History With Vote to Join 1199SEIU

In one of the largest hospital union elections in New England history, workers unite for quality patient care and good, secure jobs Healthcare...

Mar 09, 2009, 11:01 ET

In the Midst of a National Nurse Shortage Crisis ... Nurses Celebrate Landmark Legal Settlement That Will Help Ensure Fair Compensation & Bring More RNs to the Bedside

The $1.25 Million deal is the first settlement in 5 lawsuits nationally aimed at stopping hospitals from conspiring to depress nurse wages Nurses...

Feb 18, 2009, 14:14 ET

Beth Israel Deaconess Urged to Investigate Member of Board of Overseers Who Raised Millions for Madoff

Dozens of Massachusetts charities have been hurt by scandal, including major BIDMC donors Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has been urged to...

Aug 23, 2006, 01:00 ET

New Alliance Unites Caregivers and Hospital Management

HYANNIS, Mass., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Cape Cod Healthcare and the largest healthcare union on the East Coast are pleased to announce a new...

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