Essential Workers Are Aiming To Turn Out Infrequent Voters To Back Joe Biden

View Full Article When the 2-million member Service Employees International Union announced in February a $150 million investment in the 2020 election to beat President Donald Trump, the union had no idea its members would soon be on the front lines of a global pandemic. Now in the final month of the election cycle, SEIU presidentContinue reading “Essential Workers Are Aiming To Turn Out Infrequent Voters To Back Joe Biden”

Member roundtable with Senator Klobuchar

In December, we were proud to host a labor roundtable about workers’ rights with candidate for President Senator Amy Klobuchar, alongside other local union leaders from United Teachers of Dade, United Faculty of Miami Dade College and the South Florida AFL-CIO. Senator Klobuchar discussed the dignity of work and the necessity of strengthening our unions and protecting rights like collective bargaining. “When ourContinue reading “Member roundtable with Senator Klobuchar”

Confronting our gun violence epidemic

Gun violence is a public health, and political, crisis President Martha Baker, RN Just weeks after back-to-back mass shootings in Gilroy, El Paso, and Dayton, yet another shooting rampage – this time on a highway in Texas – claimed the lives of seven people and injured dozens more. The youngest was a 17-month-old baby who hadContinue reading “Confronting our gun violence epidemic”

2018 Midterm Election Results

SEIU Local 1991 would like to congratulate Annette Taddeo, Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, and Donna Shalala for Congress on winning their respective seats last night! Amendment #4 passing and returning the right to vote to millions of Floridians is another positive outcome of Election Night, one that should play a significant role in elections to come. This is a long termContinue reading “2018 Midterm Election Results”

When We Vote, We Win!

  Make sure you cast your ballot and fulfill your civic duties. Only a few days left until Election Day, follow the links below to find Miami-Dade and Broward palm cards, early voting polling locations and SEIU Local 1991 Endorsed Amendments. Miami-Dade palm card Broward Palm Card Guide to SEIU Local 1991 Endorsed Amendments  

Members Stand Up for Healthcare

    SEIU Local 1991 members have joined in unity to promote their support for gubernational candidate and Mayor of Tallahasse, Andrew Gillum. Healthcare decisions today are being made in the politcal arena and Gillum believes that healthcare is a right, not a privilege, and promises to fight to expand Medicaid while also strengthening the Affordable CareContinue reading “Members Stand Up for Healthcare”

2018 SEIU Endorsed Palm Cards for Miami-Dade and Broward

Our endorsements for the 2018 General elections in November are now available. Here you will find attachments for SEIU Local 1991s endorsements for both Miami-Dade and Broward County as well as a brief rationale for the Florida Constitutional amendments we have chosen to endorse. Please feel free to print these and take them to theContinue reading “2018 SEIU Endorsed Palm Cards for Miami-Dade and Broward”