TAKE ACTION AGAINST BAD LEGISLATION

All of us here at Jackson have been on the frontlines of the global pandemic, fighting tirelessly for those who need us. We have stood by our community here in Miami-Dade, making sure every single resident gets the care they need. Now, we need politicians in Tallahassee to stand by us. We need to remindContinue reading “TAKE ACTION AGAINST BAD LEGISLATION”

Our Retirement Plan Targeted in Tallahassee — WE NEED TO HEAR FROM YOU

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”

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”

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 union@seiu1991.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”

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”

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”