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Iowans Deserve a Family-Friendly Economy

Cathy Glasson, guest columnist for The Gazette Jan 17, 2016 at 5:00 am Iowa’s working families are one of our state’s most valuable assets, but somewhere along the way Iowa lost sight of what’s best for working families. It’s time …

Iowans: Take Action on Caucus Night 2/1/2016

  Sign up to take action on caucus night with Family Friendly Iowa!       We’re asking our supporters to do two things: Take pledge cards to your caucus We’re asking our volunteers to take a stack of our …

Your Vote Counts – Iowa Caucus, Feb. 1st

Click below for your Iowa Caucus Location: https://sos.iowa.gov/elections/voterreg/pollingplace/search.aspx

Tough Choices at Home; Tough Choices at Work

Nursing Home Workers Join Fight for $15 twitter facebook By Lakesia Collins, Certified Nursing Assistant, Illinois When I was 20 years old, I was on my way to earning my degree in criminal justice when I learned I was pregnant. In …

Wishing Each of You a Safe and Happy Thanksgiving Holiday!

      Dear SEIU Iowa -Local 199 Members; From all of the SEIU Executive Board and staff here at SEIU Iowa, we wish each of you a Safe and Happy Thanksgiving Holiday. We also express our gratitude to those …

Calling All SEIU-Iowa Nurse Members! Register before Oct. 14th! Your Voice Matters!

Great opportunity for SEIU-Iowa Nurse members!  Sign up prior to October 14th so you are ready to be a vital part of this 2 week Conversation!  Nurse to Nurse National Session! Only takes a few minutes of your time to …

Happy Labor Day, Sept. 7th from SEIU Local 199!

Home Care Providers and Consumers Tell Their Stories to Hillary Clinton 8/6/2015 at 5:30 CST

They’re joining together to provide quality care. Watch live here on Thursday!r twitter    facebook Some of the hard-working women and men who provide home care to millions of people in the United States — and some of the people they …

Fight for $15 Friday’s at 4pm on Aug. 7th and Aug. 21st

    Join us on at 4:00pm on the Fridays below at our meeting hall on 940 S. Gilbert Court in Iowa City.  For more information visit website: Raise the Wage – Center for Worker Justice of Eastern Iowa  

Identify Me – Johnson County Community ID – Available in July 2015

Johnson County Community ID Flyer – English Johnson County Community ID Flyer – Spanish

UIHC Respiratory Therapy Dept May newsletter

 “SEIU Leaders Scott Rohwedder and Valerie Maglioacchetti from UIHC’s Dept of Respiratory Care educate fellow therapists on Fundamentals of Critical Care Support.”

SEIU Local 199 Iowa City School Employees Participate on Panel to Educate Prospective Candidates Considering Running For the Iowa City Community School District School Board Elections This Fall

SEIU Local 199 Iowa City Community School District (ICCSD) union leaders Mark McBurney and Lisa Bream tell prospective candidates for ICCSD school board elections about the issues important to the employees of the IC School district at the 2nd Annual …

SEIU Blog -In awe of Nurses Week 2015

4:04 PM Eastern – Tuesday, May 12, 2015 In awe of Nurses Week 2015   BY DIAN PALMER, CHAIR, NURSE ALLIANCE OF SEIU HEALTHCARE As Nurses Week comes to a close, I sit in awe of how our Nurse Alliance of SEIU Healthcare colleagues …

Immigration 2015

May 2015: Immigration Day of Action Events –   May 19 National Day of #ImmigrationAction:  “You Can’t Win Without Us.” For more information about DAPA/DACA, visit iAmerica.org.   # # #   SEIU’s Henry: Clinton is right on immigration FOR …

Why McDonald’s big announcement about its wages is a “weak move”

Why McDonald’s big announcement about its wages is a “weak move” McDonald’s made a big media splash when it announced that it was raising average pay to less than $10 an hour. But there’s a big catch. The move actually …

On April 15, people from all walks of life will stand up to fight for $15

SEIU Blog 3:12 PM Eastern – Tuesday, April 14, 2015 Will you join tens of thousands of workers in the streets on April 15? BY NADAIJE PAUL JAJAOUTE, CHILD CARE WORKER | TAMPA, FL On April 15, child care teachers, …

SEIU President Henry: “Obama’s Community College Proposal is a Step in the Right Direction Toward Expanding Access to Affordable Education”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Published 3:55 PM Eastern – Friday, January 9, 2015Jonathan Huskey, 571.379.0534 | Jonathan.Huskey@seiu.org, Washington, D.C.– President Obama has announced a proposal to make two years of community college free for responsible students. Below is SEIU President Mark Kay Henry’s statement …

Season’s Greetings from all of us at SEIU Local 199!

President Obama Takes Action for Millions of Immigrant Families

iAmerica.org Website Launched as Primary Resource for Immigrant Families on President’s Administrative Action Organizations partnering with iAmerica include SEIU, Mi Familia Vota, NALEO, Immigration Advocates Network, the Center for Popular Democracy, the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, the National Immigration Law …

Immigration – Join the Fight

2014: The Year of Immigration Reform Featured Item GOP = “Get Out” Party Whether they are trying to deport DREAMers by ending DACA or passing legislation to deport children at the border, Republicans have taken their attacks to a whole …