The Florida Legislature is considering ending the Defined Benefit Plan for new hires. This Defined Benefit plan provides a fixed income benefit, based on a formula, guaranteeing a set dollar amount for your retirement (like social security). At JHS we are all currently eligible for either the State of Florida (FRS) or the Jackson fixedContinue reading “Our Retirement Plan Targeted in Tallahassee — WE NEED TO HEAR FROM YOU”
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2020 – 2023 SEIU 1991 Bargaining Survey
Please take a few moments to help us identify our bargaining priorities so we can fight for what matters most. The results from this survey will be used by your bargaining team to develop contract proposals to present to management and will help us determine our priorities as we work to reach a contract settlement.Continue reading “2020 – 2023 SEIU 1991 Bargaining Survey”
Recruitment & Retention, Per Diem Premium Pay MOUs
Below are links to two MOUs. One is the Per Diem Covid Enhancement Pay MOU and the other is the Recruitment and Retention Incentive Program for CSNs & ANMs. Please follow the links below to review the documents. perdiempay MOU Recruitment and Retention Incentive Program CSNs ANMs 12 17 2020
Hazard & Flu MOUs
At long last, the hazard pay MOU is complete! It, along with the Flu vaccine MOU, are available below. Please contact us (305)620-6555 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or concerns you may have. Hazard pay payments will be included on the December 18th paycheck. Thanks to everyone who helped during this difficult process! MOU SEIUContinue reading “Hazard & Flu MOUs”
Today is Election Day!
SEIU 1991 is currently one of the top ranked locals in the entire country for voter turnout! Our members are voting in huge numbers to make sure the voices of health care workers are heard in this critical election. ***If you are planning to vote on Election Day, find your polling location here. Polls areContinue reading “Today is Election Day!”
Get the Facts in the Miami-Dade Mayor’s Race
Daniella’s record speaks for itself: She has always fought for working families, unions, and livable wages throughout her time in public service, and she is the best candidate to lead us through the COVID-19 crisis by listening to scientists and health care experts. Read more below about both Mayoral candidates’ policy records and download ourContinue reading “Get the Facts in the Miami-Dade Mayor’s Race”
Know Your Rights: Workers’ Comp Update
If you became sick with coronavirus at work and took time off as a result of your illness, you are eligible to apply for workers’ comp up to 90 days following the initial date of injury. Read the COVID-19 workers’ comp policy here.
Martha Baker sounds the alarm on CNN
President Martha Baker joined CNN this week to continue urgently sounding the alarm about Florida’s accelerating coronavirus crisis. “Our staff is getting stressed to the max, and it’s really unfair not only to the community but the caregivers inside the hospital. It’s a 24 hour stresser. The public and our elected leaders really need toContinue reading “Martha Baker sounds the alarm on CNN”
2020 political season is heating up
Some key dates are coming up before the August 18 elections — when Miami-Dade will elect a new Mayor, Commission, and other key local officials: July 20: Last date to register to vote before the August 18 election August 8: Last day to request a mail-in ballot before the August election August 3 – 16: Early votingContinue reading “2020 political season is heating up”
Must watch: Martha shares the reality at Jackson in major interview
In case you missed it: President Martha Baker’s recent interview with Jim Defede for CBS Miami is a must watch. She sounds the alarm bells about the impact of rising COVID-19 case numbers on patients and members, and the urgent need for the community to follow health protocols. Watch the interview.