Ohio Healthcare

SEIU District 1199’s Ohio Healthcare division represents nearly 13,000 workers in a multitude of diverse fields. These industries include nursing homes, mental health facilities, hospitals, community organizations as well as supported living homes.

Victory Report: Health Care Workers at Two Ohio Facilities Negotiate Extra Raise in Pay

State Tested Nurse Aides recently negotiated substantial pay increases at two health care facilities. The raises will make a difference to these employees and also increase retention and recruitment, which are important to quality care. Congratulations to these workers who unified during negotiations:  …

SEIU District 1199 Update: “Your Member Resource Center Has Your Back!”

Three months ago, SEIU District 1199 opened a Member Resource Center to enhance representation for all members of the Union. In this short time, the Member Resource Center has successfully handled a substantial volume of calls, inquiries, and requests for assistance. …

Health Care Insurance Coverage: Open Enrollment for 2018 Ends December 15th

If you or a family member need health care coverage for 2018, don’t forget to get covered. There are affordable plans available this year for residents of Ohio, West Virginia, and Kentucky. You must take action by December 15th. Please …

SEIU 1199 Ohio Healthcare Members Win Victories and Add to Strong List for 2017

SEIU District 1199 members at four Ohio health care facilities recently won victories that add to a strong list for the year.  In addition, wage re-openers, negotiations, mediations, and arbitrations, are ongoing across Ohio, West Virginia, and Kentucky. These and …

New Report: Strong Unions Key to Safer and Stronger Communities

This week, a groundbreaking report was released titled “Strong Unions, Stronger Communities.” The report highlights the importance of unions to fixing the rigged economy and making our communities stronger. The report also shows the importance of strong unions to safety …

SEIU 1199 Member Resource Center Offers Enhanced Hours and Immediate Assistance

If you need assistance or information, call the Member Resource Center at 877-419-7348. Your new Member Resource Center has enhanced hours and is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 8:00 PM. If you need a copy of your contract, information …

Zepf Center Workers Win Campaign to Form a Union and Join SEIU District 1199

This week, workers at the Zepf Center in Toledo won their campaign to form a Union and join SEIU District 1199. Workplace morale and quality care were important factors in the Union drive. Employees at the Zepf Center provide critical behavioral health …

Recent Victory: Chardon Healthcare Center Worker Defeated Wrongful Termination

Recently, a State Tested Nurse’s Aide with Chardon Healthcare Center, took action with her union and won her job back. After being wrongfully terminated by her employer, the discipline was completely removed from her file. She received full back pay, …

2017 Scholarship Winners

West Virginia Mason Anderson, son of Amy Anderson, American Red Cross Ivy Hurt, Cabell Huntington Hospital Alexis Saunders, daughter of Katherine Brunny, ResCare – West Virginia Kevin Simpkins, son of Megan Simpkins, Cabell Huntington Hospital Kentucky Abby Collins, daughter of …

Welcome Packet & Video for New 1199 Members

Jerry Springer Leads Labor Day Rally With SEIU District 1199 at Cleveland Clinic

“Your Member Resource Center Has Your Back!”

The Member Resource Center The new SEIU District 1199 WV/KY/OH Member Resource Center has officially opened. The Member Resource Center can help you with getting a copy of your contract, Union orientation materials and welcome information, a form for filing a …

2017 SEIU District 1199 WKO Election Results

To view election results click on the link below. 2017 Results

SEIU/1199 Election Materials – 2017

Please use the links below to view important information regarding the upcoming elections. By-Laws Change Vote Notification Final Election Schedule Candidates

Legislative Update for June 5th, 2017

  FEDERAL President Trump pulls U.S. out of Paris Climate Accord- On Thursday, President Trump announced the United States will pull out of the Paris Agreement on combating climate change. This decision fulfilled one of his key campaign pledges but …

Legislative Update – 5/31/2017

Federal Minimum Wage– Senators Sanders and Murray and Representatives Scott and Ellison are going to introduce the Raise the Wage Act, the new federal minimum wage bill.  If enacted, this legislation would raise the federal minimum wage to $9.25 this year …

Legislative Update for May 22, 2017

Federal Budget Trump administration will release their budget blueprint on Tuesday, May 23, which will build on the “skinny budget” released in March.  There are indications that Tuesday’s Trump budget will propose an additional $800 billion in cuts over 10 years to means-tested, mandatory …

ON AIR: SEIU District 1199 WV/KY/OH Member Leader Shanese Alexander on NPR’s All Things Considered

Shanese Alexander, of Cleveland, Ohio, is one of SEIU District 1199 WV/KY/OH’s many member leaders stepping up to defend the ACA while delivering quality care to her patients. Every day Shanese is out in her community visiting the homes of …

Robert Reich: Why “Right to Work” is Wrong for Workers

District Officers and Executive Board Members Elections

SPECIAL NOTICE SEIU/District 1199 District Officers and Executive Board Members Elections CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE NOMINATING PETITION Pursuant to the By-Laws of SEIU/District 1199, The Health Care and Social Service Union, CTW, CLC, an election of District Officers and …