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The Healthcare & Social Service Union

Our mission is to improve the lives of working people and their families, and to achieve greater social and economic justice.

The Healthcare & Social Service Union

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Leading the fight for justice for our members throughout West Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio.

SEIU District 1199 Strike and Defense Fund

Can you help your fellow brothers and sisters? At noon, on November 3, 2021 workers at Cabell Huntington Hospital walked out on strike. These healthcare heroes deserve to be protected and respected, but management wants to put profits over people.

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Member Benefits

SEIU 1199 WV-KY-OH has three different benefit offering all available to members. Check out what you qualify for as a member.

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Our Vision for a More Just Society

We believe in and fight for our Vision for a Just Society: where all workers are valued and all people respected—no matter where we come from or what color we are; where all families and communities can thrive; and where we leave a better and more equitable world for generations to come.

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Solidarity News

State of Ohio Contract Ratification Information

August 11, 2021

Our SEIU/1199 member bargaining committee is pleased to announce that we have reached a tentative agreement with The State of Ohio on your 2021 – 2024 contract.

State of Ohio Contract Ratification Information

Lorain Public Library System Workers Aid COVID19 Vaccination Effort

April 5, 2021

Union members with the Lorain Public Library System work every day on behalf of the public. Most recently, they have been providing a new service – scheduling COVID19 vaccination appointments.

Lorain Public Library System Workers Aid COVID19 Vaccination Effort

Honoring Social Work Union Members

March 23, 2021

Over the last year, social workers who are members of SEIU District 1199 have played an essential role in responding to the pandemic.

Honoring Social Work Union Members

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Member Leader Caucuses

Our Union brings together people from many different backgrounds and places across West Virginia, Kentucky, and Ohio.

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Everyone wants a smooth working relationship on the job, but problems can arise in any workplace.

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