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!”

Hitting the ground running in the New Year

The New Year is here, and we are hitting the ground running getting to work on behalf of our members!   This month we begin COLA (cost of living adjustment) negotiations. You can participate at the three different meeting times below.   COLA Bargaining Dates  Monday, January 13, 3 – 4:30 pm in DTC 270 Wednesday, JanuaryContinue reading “Hitting the ground running in the New Year”

Message from President Martha Baker, RN: IEB Update

Last month I attended SEIU’s International Executive Board (IEB) meeting and was reinvigorated by the conversation. We talked not just about the critical work being done by our local unions — but about the organization’s bold, global vision for the future. SEIU believes in a vision of a more just society, where all workers are valuedContinue reading “Message from President Martha Baker, RN: IEB Update”

Victory for Case Managers, RN!

This morning SEIU 1991 President Martha Baker, RN and Executive Board Member and RN Case Manager Angela Freshley-Fairchild, RN met with Charkes Nesbitt and Labor Relations to impact bargain JHS’s unilateral decision to create positions titled Case Manager, RN 1 and Case Manager, RN 2. Angela Freshley-Fairchild has worked hard to ensure that this importantContinue reading “Victory for Case Managers, RN!”

Company 300 Positions Become Union Eligible

In December 2018, around thirty previously non-union job classifications were “unit clarified” into SEIU 1991’s Professionals Bargaining Unit.  As a result, nearly a hundred previously non-union Jackson employees are now union eligible.  We welcome them all to the SEIU 1991 family.  Below is a link to the full MOU describing how the movement to unionContinue reading “Company 300 Positions Become Union Eligible”

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”