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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 services ...


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, 03:38 ET Following Federal Funding Boost, Baystate Medical Center Called Upon to Cancel Layoffs

After announcing massive job eliminations and layoffs just last month, Baystate Medical Center is now slated to receive more than $17 million in...


May 19, 2011, 01:42 ET Healthcare Workers Say Senator Brown Should Change Course on Medicare Overhaul Vote

Massachusetts healthcare workers will launch a radio advertising blitz on Friday calling on Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown to change course on his ...


Sep 20, 2010, 03:41 ET Solidarity Rocks: New Dropkick Murphys Music Video Supports Union Drive at Boston Teaching Hospitals

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...


Sep 09, 2010, 01:19 ET National Organization for Women and Healthcare Union Call for Hospital CEO Levy to Resign

The state's largest healthcare workers union and the Massachusetts chapter of the National Organization for Women released a joint statement today...