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”

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”

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”

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”

DROP plan victory

The Union was recently able to successfully negotiate a “cost neutral” DROP program similar to the FRS for the PHT retirement plan — a major victory as the DROP adds an important savings dimension to the PHT’s retirement plan.  The DROP for the PHT plan is effective January 1, 2020.  If you have any questions, pleaseContinue reading “DROP plan victory”