The public has reached from every corner of our community to express thanks for our lifesaving efforts. They understand that we put our lives — and the health of our families — at risk, as caregivers on the frontlines protecting our community. To join with our supporters and amplify this outpouring of support,Continue reading “Big news: Launching Health Heroes campaign”
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Standing up for justice
The senseless killing of George Floyd one week ago today — only the latest death in a long and shameful line of deaths of innocent Black people — has enraged the nation, and finally made it impossible for many to ignore the harsh realities of racism and violence in America. The deaths of George Floyd,Continue reading “Standing up for justice”
County Commissioners and the PHT Stand Strong With Jackson Employees
Thanks to the hard work of employees like you and the tireless efforts of SEIU 1991 President Martha Baker RN, the Miami-Dade County Commission made it clear that there will be no furloughs or forced PL usage for any Jackson employees! The County Commission along with leadership from the PHT including Chairman Joe Arriola cameContinue reading “County Commissioners and the PHT Stand Strong With Jackson Employees”
COVID-19 Update: A message from President Martha Baker
I wanted to take a moment to reach out and thank every one of you for your hard work and dedication as we continue to work diligently to contain the COVID-19 virus and provide excellent care to our patients. Our rep staff has been advised to limit their presence in clinical areas during thisContinue reading “COVID-19 Update: A message from President Martha Baker”
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 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”
SEIU Endorses Eileen Higgins for District 5 County Commissioner
SEIU Local 1991 has endorsed Eileen Higgins for Miami-Dade District 5 County Commissioner. Early voting begins June 9 and goes through June 17. Election Day is June 19th. Go to this website to see the District 5 map: https://gisweb.miamidade.gov/countycommission/index.html… If you live in District 5, you can help elect another strong, female progressive onto the CountyContinue reading “SEIU Endorses Eileen Higgins for District 5 County Commissioner”
Be Our Guest at the Gubernatorial Debate!
Want to go to the first Governor’s Debate in South Florida? SEIU 1991 along with the other SEIU locals across the state have coordinated with our community partners the Dream Defenders Action Fund, Florida Immigration Coalition (FLIC) Votes, New Florida Majority, Organize Florida, and Florida Planned Parenthood PAC to host the Florida Freedom Forum – aContinue reading “Be Our Guest at the Gubernatorial Debate!”
Meet Union Leader Jennifer Joseph
Meet Jennifer Joseph. She is a physical therapist at JHS and a SEIU Local 1991 Executive Board member. She’s been working at Jackson since 2003. Jennifer is a valued and trusted resource for her patients and colleagues.
Year in Review
Working together, Local 1991 members accomplished a lot in 2016. Membership growth, a COLA increase, a labor-management partnership and more involvement in politics are just a few of the highlights.