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Essential Tips on Maintaining a Healthy Work/Life Balance
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Essential Tips on Maintaining a Healthy Work/Life Balance

New York, NY – After some math and careful calculations, the old saying is true: There are not enough hours in the day. The trick to wellness, is to create a steady balance between work life and homelife. Otherwise, disruption between the two can take away from both personal and professional efficiency. In fairness, most…

Low Occupancy or Not, Property Service Workers Remain Vital
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Low Occupancy or Not, Property Service Workers Remain Vital

New York, NY – Current tensions in the workplace are causing concern for the future — and there is reason for the building trades and the maintenance workers who maintain commercial properties to be concerned. The question, in the age of COVID-19, is how workers substantiate the need for their services when commercial occupancy is low?…

Frontline Healthcare Worker Happy to Be Alive After COVID-19 Infection
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Frontline Healthcare Worker Happy to Be Alive After COVID-19 Infection

NEW YORK, N.Y.—When the COVID-19 epidemic hit the city in March, Jazzmin Wilson, a phlebotomist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital in Washington Heights, volunteered to work on the floor with infected patients, drawing their blood for lab work and doing electrocardiograms. “It was rough,” she says. “People were coding all over. You’d see a patient today, and…

Rebound And Rebuild: New York City Workers Will Do What We Do Best
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Rebound And Rebuild: New York City Workers Will Do What We Do Best

New York, NY – With the unofficial end to summer behind us and Labor Day in the past, our city is tasked with the pressures of an economic downfall and the hopeful rebuild to save our city before the year’s end. Although hopeful, the average worker is faced with the current dilemma of an unemployment…

Local 28 Sheet Metal Workers Answer NYS’ Emergency Call for New Hospitals – Stat!
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Local 28 Sheet Metal Workers Answer NYS’ Emergency Call for New Hospitals – Stat!

New York, NY – In early April, it became abundantly clear to Governor Andrew Cuomo that New York State would need to construct several temporary hospitals fast — in order to confront the COVID-19 crisis. Four locations throughout New York City and Long Island where selected for construction. Local 28 Sheet Metal Union members worked…

Remarkable 1199SEIU Member Leaves a Legacy of Excellence and a Vital Lesson About COVID-19
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Remarkable 1199SEIU Member Leaves a Legacy of Excellence and a Vital Lesson About COVID-19

Queens, NY – Dr. Yves Roseus, a Haitian-American immigrant, occupational therapist and 1199 SEIU member, died from COVID-19 at the height of the pandemic — but he lived as the embodiment of the American Dream.  The otherwise healthy 66-year-old was the son of an illiterate small farmer in Port-au-Prince who always taught him the importance…

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