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Nurse & Former Gubernatorial Candidate Cathy Glasson Available for Post-Midterm Commentary on the Plight of Working Iowans

Glasson has been actively supporting pro-worker candidates and can speak to the effect the election results will have on working families For Immediate Release: Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 Contact: Dave Bates 347-865-8038, davebcomms@gmail.com Iowa City, Iowa- Nurse and former gubernatorial candidate …

SEIU School Members Vote 400-6 to Stay Union!

SEIU members in five Iowa school districts voted overwhelmingly to keep their union voice in “recertification” elections that ran from Oct. 15 to 29. The school aides, custodians, bus drivers and other education workers voted 400 to 6 in favor …

Strong On the Job & Online, Finley RNs Win Big

The SEIU nurses of Finley Hospital in Dubuque just showed how to win online and on the job for their patients. After an intense contract campaign with unified action in the hospital and robust outreach on Facebook, the 380 Finley …

Vote October 15th-29th for Public School Workers!

Here’s How to VOTE YES to Protect Our Schools! Iowa’s public school employees are under attack. The politicians in power in Des Moines passed a law that’s intended to destroy our union voice. The law creates an unfair election process …

Join the Union and Power Up

We make a difference where we work by joining the union. It’s how we win better pay and benefits. And it’s how we win a powerful voice for the public we serve. Here’s how to join the union and power …

GRMC Members Win Public Support, Solid Raises

Our 250 members at Greater Regional Medical Center have reached agreement on a new two-year contract that includes solid 3 percent pay raises in both years. The GRMC caregivers won the contract after a six-month campaign that included intensive public …

New Member Benefit! Make Your College Dream A Reality With SEIU Free College!

SEIU Member Benefits brings you the opportunity to earn your Associate degree online with no cost to you. And your family can use the benefit, too! Learn more or enroll today!         SEIU FREE COLLEGE BENEFIT REGISTER …

SEIU Local 199: We Wish You All A Safe and Happy Holiday Season!

Big Vote Oct. 10–24 for Public Hospital and School Workers

Here’s how to VOTE YES to Protect Our Hospitals and Schools! Iowa’s public employees are under attack. The politicians in power in Des Moines passed a law that’s intended to destroy our union voice. The law creates an unfair election …

Trump’s budget: A disaster for working families

Ripping healthcare from working people, children and seniors to pay for rich corporations’ tax breaks Before President Trump even took office, SEIU members have been leading the resistance movement and fighting back in the face of unprecedented attacks on working …

Wishing a Safe & Happy Memorial Day from SEIU Local 199!

Our Office Will Be Closed Friday April 14th

Member Vote March 25th and March 27th 6:00AM to 8:30PM

Membership VOTE on Proposed Dues Changes! March 25th, Saturday 6:00AM – 8:30PM March 27th, Monday 6:00AM – 8:30PM Voting Place: 6 Hawkeye Drive, Suite 103, North Liberty, IA 52317 Map (Only Active Dues Paying Members are able to vote) Read …

UIHC Chapter President Letter – Vote Tuesday, 2-7-2017!

Dear SEIU Members, Hi, This is Lynette Halstead, SEIU – UIHC Chapter President As you know, your bargaining team has had to bargain for our new contract against a backdrop of historic political turmoil in Iowa and nationally. There are …

ACT NOW – Corporate-backed, Self-interested Politicians

We Can’t Afford to Lose Our Healthcare

  Don’t repeal Obamacare without a plan to keep our healthcare We need care, not chaos! Share this video to tell Congress: Don’t repeal the Affordable Care Act without a plan to keep and improve our healthcare. We can’t allow …

Wishing All A Safe and Happy Holiday from SEIU Local 199!

Members Welcome: Winter General Membership Meeting Dec. 10th 11:30am-1:00pm

SEIU Executive Vice President Valarie Long with SEIU members

Wishing a Safe & Happy Thanksgiving from the SEIU Local 199 Family to Yours