SEIU 1199

Unionized fast-food, janitorial, nursing home workers picket for Black Lives Matter in Toledo, Cleveland

BY: - July 20, 2020

Unionized fast-food, nursing home and janitorial workers in Toledo and Cleveland picketed Monday in solidarity with the Strike for Black Lives, a national day of action confronting systemic racism.  SEIU District 1199 — a union that represents workers in West Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio — was one of more than 50 major national labor organizations that […]

Ohio prison workers union says safety concerns are being dismissed

BY: - July 17, 2020

Union workers with the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction say they are not given proper personal protective equipment and that state officials have disregarded their concerns.  SEIU District 1199 — a union representing health care workers and staff members with ODRC — said in a press release that the state only supplies cloth facial coverings or […]