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1199 Members in NY Capital Region Help Put Tonko Over the Top

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In a crowded, noisy tavern in Albany, NY on the evening of September 9, Claudia Miller and Dawn Egry waited in anticipation. Their partner, Ruthie Rueda, stood close to them, with clenched fists. After two months of constant door-to-door canvassing, these three 1199SEIU member political activists eagerly awaited the finally vote tally to be announced. […]

Syracuse Area Nursing Home Workers Join 1199SEIU

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An elated group of Upstate NY nursing home workers have become the newest members of 1199SEIU. On September 5, workers at the Sunnyside Nursing Home in East Syracuse voted 48 to four to join the union. “We’re very excited about joining 1199,” said Sunnyside LPN Fred Zuti of Solvay. Zuti said the victory has boosted […]

Home Health Aides Escalate Fight for Contract

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Thousands of 1199SEIU home health aides and other 1199ers marched shoulder-to-shoulder September 16 through Manhattan to dramatize their determination to obtain a union contract for 4,500 aides employed at Bestcare and People Care agencies. Marchers assembled near the offices of the People Care on West 32nd Street. They carried placards that read “Be Fair to […]