Thousands of hospital workers across Greater Boston joined 1199 in 2009. Find out more about this city on the move!

A Victory for Hospital Workers! Click here to read about the contract that is making a difference in the lives of patients, healthcare workers and their families.


ON THE RADIO

Hospital workers support public radio in order to educate our community about Free & Fair union elections.
Click to listen to our WBUR (90.9 FM) underwriting spot.

Free & Fair hits the airwaves!
Hear the radio ad.

Hear “Voice of the Red Sox” Joe Castiglione promote fair elections.

Listen to the WBCN ads that ran
during Superbowl 2008.

Sunday
Sep302007

Boston city councilor sends letter to hospital CEOs

On September 25, City Council Member Stephen Murphy sent a letter to all Boston hospital CEOs urging them to come out in support of a Free and Fair Elections Code of Conduct. Read his letter (PDF).
Monday
Sep242007

Boston TV news reports on ad campaign telling CEOs not to "intimidate workers"

Watch recent Boston TV news reports on the launch of FairUnionElections.org:

Channel 5

Channel 7

Friday
Sep212007

9/21 - Globe & Herald run photos of hospital worker outreach

Thursday
Sep202007

Globe reports on hospital workers' call for "...hospital executives to sign agreements promising not to harass employees..."

Thursday
Sep202007

Globe advertisement features hospital caregiver speaking out against anti-worker campaigns

Thursday
Sep202007

Union health care workers reach out to non-union colleagues and patients in Boston's Longwood Medical area

1199SEIU is a democratic union run by health care workers who are elected by their peers. On Thursday, September 20, over 200 of the union's elected health care leaders fanned out across Boston's Longwood Medical area at midday and distributed 7,000 leaflets to their non-union colleagues, patients and other members of the public.

Read the leaflet that the health care workers distributed (PDF).

Saturday
Sep152007

Boston Herald covers Free & Fair elections

Today, the Boston Herald announced the launch of this website and hospital workers' call for free and fair elections in the Boston area. Read coverage...
Friday
Sep142007

Free & Fair hits the airwaves!

Boston hospital workers will be airing radio information spots over the next four weeks in order to inform the public about the importance of free and fair union elections. Among the radio stations airing the ad is WRKO.
Play to listen:

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