Unity is Our Strength!

  SEIU members from Local 1991, 32BJ and 1199 marched and chanted together to show their solidarity as they headed to BayFront Park for an event  called the Working People’s Day of Action.   The Miami event, one of nearly a dozen held in cities across the country, brought together workers from a variety of labor  unionsContinue reading “Unity is Our Strength!”

Standing Up for Our Community

SEIU Local 1991 was proud to join our partners with the Miami Healthcare Coalition at a town hall at CIC Miami.  The event, which was free and open to the public, was designed to educate and engage area residents about a variety of issues that impact working families in South Florida. SEIU Local 1991 SecretaryContinue reading “Standing Up for Our Community”

Immigration Round Table

  SEIU Local 1991 joined Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz and a host of advocates for a revealing discussion about the fears immigrants face in South Florida due to stepped up deportations and ICE raids. Magalie Pena Vancol, JHS Social Worker and SEIU Local 1991 Secretary, participated in the immigration roundtable.  She is quoted in thisContinue reading “Immigration Round Table”

Join us at the MLK Parade on 1/15/18

The annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade in Miami  is scheduled for January 15th, 2018.   Join us  at this wonderful event that brings our community together to honor this incredible American Civil Rights leader who devoted his life to racial, economic and social justice–issues we care deeply about at SEIU Local 1991. Join usContinue reading “Join us at the MLK Parade on 1/15/18”

Member Civic Leaders Celebrate a Milestone

Congratulations to our member graduates!  These dedicated SEIU Local 1991 members recently completed months of classwork and training to become leaders in their union and community.  The classes, taught by SEIU staff, covered a variety of topics including economic and racial justice, politics and strategies to help grow our base. “I learned that civic engagementContinue reading “Member Civic Leaders Celebrate a Milestone”


A team of Local 1991 members and staff joined hundreds of other South Floridians at Marlins Stadium for the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk.   The event raises money for the American Cancer Society to help fund innovative research and raise awareness about the importance of early detection.  It’s also a celebration of survivors and aContinue reading “MAKING STRIDES AGAINST BREAST CANCER”

Bargaining Update – Session 2

We had our second bargaining session on Thursday, June 29, from 9 am to 5 pm at the SEIU 1991 office. We continue working very collaboratively with management for the benefit of our patients and our members. Our collective goal is to find efficiencies that will provide our members with the greatest benefits at the most efficient costContinue reading “Bargaining Update – Session 2”

Congress is Home This Week. Time to Knock on Their Doors.

Mini-Town Halls & Visits Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen  Wednesday, Feb. 22 @ 5PM 4960 SW 72 Ave, Suite 208 Miami, FL 33155 Rep. Carlos Curbelo Thursday, Feb. 23 @ 4 PM 12851 SW 42nd St, Suite 131 Miami, FL 33175 Sen. Marco Rubio Thursday, Feb. 23 @ 6PM Town Hall with Rise Up Florida and MiamiContinue reading “Congress is Home This Week. Time to Knock on Their Doors.”