SEIU 1199 New England

Workers, CD1 candidates call for fair negotiations in labor dispute

BY: - August 24, 2023

SMITHFIELD — Manuela Suggs left her eight-hour shift at Greenville Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation around 3 p.m. Wednesday so she could make it on time to a 4 p.m. medical appointment. Even so, she found the time to join at least 30 of her coworkers at the facility’s Putnam Pike entrance in an informational picket […]

Union calls for state intervention in planned closure of Providence nursing home

BY: - May 4, 2023

PROVIDENCE — The union representing 90 workers at a 120-bed nursing home on North Main Street called for state intervention as the facility moves to close over the summer during a press conference Thursday. About a dozen members of Service Employees International Union 1199 New England (SEIU 1199NE) gathered in front of Charlesgate Nursing Center […]

“Every day you walk on eggshells”: Workers vote no confidence in Women and Infants leadership

BY: - March 29, 2023

PROVIDENCE — The union representing frontline care staff at Womens and Infants Hospital announced Tuesday that 95% of its members voted no confidence in hospital leadership. The action follows what Service Employees International Union (SEIU) 1199 New England said was months of harassment at a press conference outside the building entrance. The union represents 1,900 frontline […]