Celebration of Life for Ardlley Severe

Our SEIU 1991 family mourns the loss of fellow nurse, Ardlley Severe. A Celebration of Life Candlelight Vigil for Ardlley Severe will be held on Friday, September 3, 2021 at Soundscape Park in Miami Beach, starting at 7:00 PM. It is requested that guests wear white. For information on how to support the family and lovedContinue reading “Celebration of Life for Ardlley Severe”

March On For Voting Rights

On Saturday, August 28, join us for March On for Voting Rights as we embark on a historic Rally “March On for Voting Rights” in Miami, to demand that legislatures across the country end their push for restrictive voting laws and that Congress pass the For the People Act and the John Lewis Voting RightsContinue reading “March On For Voting Rights”

Bring your ‘best self’ to work: Jackson Health System raises minimum wage to $15/hour

View Full Article The Jackson Health System announced Tuesday that it will raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour, affecting about 900 employees. “We’re proud to pay all our employees a fair and living wage, so that they can bring their best self to the work place and so that we can recruit theContinue reading “Bring your ‘best self’ to work: Jackson Health System raises minimum wage to $15/hour”

‘Perfect storm’: Plethora of COVID cases tests hospitals facing critical shortage of ICU staff

Click here to view full article. MIAMI – Throughout the 18 months of the pandemic, hospitals have faced a competitive labor market, but the new rise of COVID hospitalizations is testing South Florida hospitals dealing with a critical shortage of intensive care unit staff. These are the highly-trained nurses and specialized physicians who are providing minute-to-minuteContinue reading “‘Perfect storm’: Plethora of COVID cases tests hospitals facing critical shortage of ICU staff”

South Florida delivers emotional send off for Haiti’s first lady

Click here to view full article. Martine Moïse’s departure from South Florida signals a road to recovery for Haiti, leaving the world to anticipate the changes her arrival back to the island nation may invoke in the midst of instability and uncertainty. Following protocol, she returned home to prepare for the burial of slain PresidentContinue reading “South Florida delivers emotional send off for Haiti’s first lady”

Juneteenth: Now a Federal Holiday and Time to Celebrate

Members, This year, Miami-Dade County officially recognized Juneteenth as a county-wide holiday. That in and of itself was a huge milestone. But, on June 17 we were overjoyed that this Congress and President Joe Biden made Juneteenth a federal holiday. Juneteenth is not just about celebrating the official end to slavery in our nation, butContinue reading “Juneteenth: Now a Federal Holiday and Time to Celebrate”

Join us for Nurse Week / Hospital Week Celebrations!

SEIU 1991 welcomes you to join us for Nurse Week / Hospital Week celebrations at all campuses and facilities. See schedule of events below: May 6: Jackson South 11AM – 2 PM & 8PM – 11PM May 7: Jackson Main 11AM – 2 PM & 8PM – 11PM May 12: Jackson North 11AM – 2Continue reading “Join us for Nurse Week / Hospital Week Celebrations!”

Members in the Miami Herald: ‘We never ran from it.’ COVID left emotional scars on South Florida’s healthcare heroes

Have you seen this recent article featured in the Miami Herald?Have you seen this recent article featured in the Miami Herald? Four of our members were interviewed and these four represent the more than 12,000 voices of Jackson’s caregivers. The article, written by Linda Robertson, depicts what many of you have gone through this pastContinue reading “Members in the Miami Herald: ‘We never ran from it.’ COVID left emotional scars on South Florida’s healthcare heroes”