Thousands of hospital workers across Greater Boston joined 1199 in 2009. Find out more about this city on the move!

A Victory for Hospital Workers! Click here to read about the contract that is making a difference in the lives of patients, healthcare workers and their families.


ON THE RADIO

Hospital workers support public radio in order to educate our community about Free & Fair union elections.
Click to listen to our WBUR (90.9 FM) underwriting spot.

Free & Fair hits the airwaves!
Hear the radio ad.

Hear “Voice of the Red Sox” Joe Castiglione promote fair elections.

Listen to the WBCN ads that ran
during Superbowl 2008.

Tuesday
Jul272010

"Despite this tough economy, I got a 7% raise this year. And that’s a real difference for my family.”

Charlene Levine, Respiratory Therapist, Norwood Hospital´╗┐

Tuesday
Jul272010

John Herr from St. Elizabeth's Medical Center discusses how uniting with his co-workers has changed his job for the better.

Tuesday
Jul272010

"Uniting in 1199 has given us a voice in the future of our hospital and a way to preserve our funding so we can continue providing the care our patients need.”

Maryanne Murphy, Lead Clerk Typist, X-ray, Carney Hospital

Tuesday
Jul272010

"I’m proud of how far we’ve come and my sons are proud for me standing up for what I believe in.”

Mary Tod, Surgical Tech, Carney Hospital

Tuesday
Jul272010

Omar Wilder from Carney Hospital shares how becoming a member of 1199 has strengthened his facility.

Sunday
Jul252010

"We have an excellent contract that gives us a living wage and lower cost health insurance.”

Sonia Marshall, PCA, St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center

Thursday
May012008

MGH worker tells her story

Tuesday
Apr292008

Story of a non-union worker from Brigham & Women's

Thursday
Apr242008

Non-union worker from Faulkner Hospital leaflets during Red Sox game

Thursday
Apr242008

Non-union hospital worker speaks at Free and Fair Elections press conference

Billy Timmons, a hospital worker at MGH, speaks at a Free and Fair Elections press conference prior to a rally for hospital workers.
Wednesday
Apr232008

Healthcare worker at Free and Fair Elections press conference

Anestine Bentick, an 1199SEIU member, speaks at a Free and Fair Elections press conference.

Tuesday
Apr222008

St. Joseph Nursing Home - Worker testimonies

When workers at St. Joseph nursing home in Brockton wanted to form a union in order to improve resident care and the quality of jobs for their community, St. Joseph management responded with an intense intimidation campaign.