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
The SEIU New Jersey State Council, representing more than 23,000 workers throughout the state, vehemently opposes the “targeted enforcement” by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) this week that led to the detention of two Indonesian immigrants in Middlesex County and prompted a third to seek refuge in a church.Read More