WV/KY Healthcare

SEIU District 1199’s West Virginia and Kentucky Healthcare division represents nearly 7,000 workers. These fields include hospitals, nursing homes, community action agencies, clinics, councils on aging, Head Start, mental health, and blood services including the Red Cross.

Victory Report: Workers at Willow Tree Healthcare Win Strong Wage Increases and Improved Benefits; Beat Subcontracting

Over the last two months, members of SEIU District 1199 at Willow Tree Healthcare in Charles Town, West Virginia, have been working together in unity to bargain a new contract. These health care workers care a great deal about their …

Victory Report: ResCare Members Work With the MRC to Win Latest Grievances

ResCare members of SEIU District 1199 provide critical care to many individuals with disabilities across West Virginia and Ohio. The Member Resource Center, which opened in August 2017,  provides enhanced representation and has achieved many victories over the last few months. …

Victory Report: ResCare SEIU District 1199 Members Work With Member Resource Center to Win Grievances

In December, multiple ResCare employees worked with staff at the Member Resource Center to win grievances. ResCare workers provide critical services to individuals with disabilities and have been an important part of the Member Resource Center’s work. While there have been …

Stonerise Healthcare of Charleston Reaches $123,680 Settlement With U.S. Department of Labor

Today, the United States Department of Labor announced a settlement agreement with Stonerise Healthcare of Charleston, West Virginia. SEIU District 1199 members at five Stonerise Healthcare facilities provide critical care to nursing home residents and short-term rehabilitation clients.  The settlement …

Announcing New Free College Benefit For SEIU District 1199 Members With Ohio’s Eastern Gateway Community College

SEIU District 1199 is proud to announce a new college benefit with Eastern Gateway Community College. This benefit is open to eligible members, retirees, and their families. Eastern Gateway Community College is a part of the University System of Ohio. …

Happy Holidays to the Health Care Staff at Carter Nursing in Grayson, Kentucky

The dedicated health care staff with Carter Nursing in Grayson recently gathered for an annual holiday party. Thank you for the good work you do each day on behalf of those you serve. Happy holidays!

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 …

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 …

Krinda Bailey Talks About the Impact of Kentucky’s “Right-to-Work” Law

SEIU District 1199 Members Hold Cookout in Huntington

On September 16th, members of SEIU District 1199 in the Huntington, West Virginia, area held a solidarity cookout and were joined by Huntington Mayor Steve Williams.  Attendees reported that after standing together over the last year, it was nice to enjoy the park and …

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

“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

Highlands Regional Medical Center Workers United For a Fair Contract at Recent Vigil

Workers at Highlands Regional Medical Center gathered for a vigil and are united for a fair contract. Negotiations are currently ongoing with the management of the hospital. Members of SEIU District 1199 are deeply concerned about concessions proposed by management, …

SEIU 1199 Members to Hold Candlelight Vigil at HRMC

Information on the Vigil: When: Thursday, June 29th Time: 7PM Location: 5000 Kentucky Route 321 Prestonburg Kentucky @ HRMC

SEIU 1199 West Virginia Member Leaders Meet With Senator Capito’s D.C. Office

SEIU 1199 member leaders Ethel Turner and Joann Lambert traveled to Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., to meet with Senator Capito’s office. Medicaid saves lives and provides critical access to care for families across West Virginia. They stressed with urgency …

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