Tag: SEIU1199

Frontline Healthcare Worker Happy to Be Alive After COVID-19 Infection
Features, Health and Safety, New York, On The Job, topslot

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…

Building Service Workers Fill the Streets As NYC Bosses Push Major Healthcare and Wage Concessions
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Building Service Workers Fill the Streets As NYC Bosses Push Major Healthcare and Wage Concessions

New York, NY – The union advocating for 22,000 building service workers throughout the city and the group representing their bosses were back at the bargaining table Thursday — one day after 32BJ SEIU members voted to authorize a strike and marched up Sixth Avenue to demand a fair contract before the existing agreement expires…