A hundred members of 1199SEIU Healthcare Workers East and a dozen from LDFS Joint Board workers United hit the streets in Essex County to canvass for Senator Bob Menendez and other Democratic candidates on the Saturday before the midterm elections.Read More
Stakes are high in 2018 midterms
Newark, August 27, 2018 - The SEIU New Jersey State Council – comprised of unions representing more than 23,000 private and public sector workers in critical service industries statewide – has endorsed Sen. Robert Menendez and a slate of Democratic candidates for the House of Representatives in the November midterm elections.Read More
It was time to energize, engage and educate as union members who are part of the SEIU New Jersey State Council came to Trenton recently to make common cause and advance a legislative and policy agenda to benefit workers.Read More
TRENTON— Some 300 nursing home workers, members of 1199SEIU, were joined by key legislators at the state capitol on May 1 in rallying for passage of a bill creating minimum caregiver-to-patient ratios in nursing homes.Read More
Nearly 100 union workers and their allies rallied outside the federal building in Newark this week to show their solidarity and strength in anticipation of a Supreme Court ruling on a case that seeks to hobble organized labor.
“No court case will weaken us,” said Wilfredo Larancuent, president of the SEIU NJ State Council, which represents 23,000 working people in the state. “We’re the backbone of this country. We will not be left behind.”Read More