Primary Election – August 30, 2016
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Early Voting in Miami-Dade is Aug. 15-28
Early Voting in Broward is Aug. 20-28
On Thursday, April 14, SEIU members and allies will support thousands of actions in cities across the country to raise awareness of the minimum wage issue. There are several actions planned throughout the day in Miami-Dade and Broward counties. Find one you can support!
It was a very good week for working people. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court sided against the wealthy special interests behind the Friedrichs v California Teachers Association case, which threatened to effectively restrict the rights of teachers, firefighters, police officers, nurses and other people who serve the public to band together in a union. Why should youContinue reading “Wins for Workers’ Rights But Tough Fights Ahead”
Three-and-a-half years after 200 fast-food workers walked off their jobs in New York City, sparking a national movement for $15/hr and union rights, the Fight for $15 won its biggest victory yet when Gov. Jerry Brown reached a deal with state legislators Monday to make California the first state to pass a $15/hr minimum wage.
Members: Clinton supports our movement to build a better future for working families VIDEO: Watch SEIU members speak about why they support Hillary Clinton WASHINGTON — After a rigorous, months-long member engagement process, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) today endorsed Hillary Clinton for president, calling her a leader who will stand up for theContinue reading “SEIU Endorses Hillary Clinton”
SEIU Local 1991 will once again be traveling to Tallahassee where we will lobby for healthcare funding, advocate for legislation that will help our patients and fight off damaging bills. This year’s trip is February 17 and 18, 2016. Register by January 25 to participate! Click here to sign up for Lobby Day! (The Lobby day listContinue reading “Sign Up for Lobby Day 2016!”
May 28, a coalition of health advocates converged on the Hialeah offices of state Rep. Jose Oliva to deliver a petition from thousands of Floridians who demand that the Legislature expand Medicaid. It was one of several actions around the state in the run up to the special session that began on June 1.
The Medicaid expansion debate can be confusing. Read this handy reference that explains the impact of expansion on the people in our Miami-Dade community and our safety-net hospital system. It’s time to take action!
Press Advisory: Rebecca Wakefield 305 804-7051 firstname.lastname@example.org As gridlock grips Tallahassee over health care policy, frustrated nurses and doctors from South Florida will deliver flip flops to Governor Rick Scott and their worn-out shoes to House leaders who claim that only Gucci loafer-wearing lobbyists want Medicaid expansion. On April 15-16, 100 nurses, doctors and healthcareContinue reading “Jackson Healthcare Pros to Tallahassee: Walk in Our Shoes”