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Open Letter to President Trump from Healthcare Professionals

Dear Mr. President,As doctors, nurses, healthcare providers, medical students, and above all, healers, we are compelled to speak out against your Executive Order on immigrants and refugees.The broad order you signed has impacted immigrant healthcare providers here on legal visas …

Message from President Alphonso Mayfield on Black Lives Matter

  This is a sad week for all of us. We are all shocked and dismayed by the brutal killing of the two black men and five police officers this week. My thoughts and prayers are with all the victims …

Union-Made Halloween

Union-Made Halloween Treats When those little ghosts and goblins come collecting on Halloween, make sure you have a full supply of union-made-in-America treats for them like Jelly Belly’s candy corn. Here’s a brief list of choices of candy products made …

President Alphonso Mayfield Message on MLK Day

“By raising the living standards of millions, labor miraculously created a market for industry and lifted the whole nation to undreamed levels of production. Those who today attack labor forget these simple truths, but history remembers them,” Dr. Martin Luther King, December 1961. …

50 Years after LBJ Declared a War on Poverty, It Is Time to Battle Income Inequality

By Mary K. Henry Today, we mark the 50th anniversary of the launch of the “War on Poverty.” In his State of the Union address on Jan. 8, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson outlined plans to “help each and every American citizen …

Spread Union Made Holiday Cheers

Searching for that perfect holiday gift? Make your holidays special by buying union-made in America products. Make local and buy local.   Apparel and Accessories Brooks Brothers (UNITE HERE) Joseph Abboud (UNITE HERE) Majestic Athletic (UNITE HERE) Timex watches (IAM) Naturalizer …

Help Oklahoma tornadoes victims

Here are a few ways you can help:  Salvation Army Text “storm” to 80888 to make a $10 donation. Red Cross  The Red Cross says the best way to assist families is to make a donation to www.redcross.org/okc or www.redcross.org Text REDCROSS to 90999 to …

Cuts to Head Start would hurt my family

By Alysha Cosby-Mosley, SEIU Florida Public Services Union (FPSU) I am a mother, educator and a student that has faith in the Head Start programs and the benefits children and working-class families receive from that program. I have been working …

Jobs not Cuts

  With election season behind us, President Obama and Congress are turning their attention to the expiration of the Bush-era tax rates and looming cuts to critical programs—an austerity crisis known as the “fiscal cliff.” While President Obama and the …

Mary Kay Henry Message on 2012 Victory

Tonight is a Victory for Working People Everywhere SEIU’s Henry: “By re-electing President Barack Obama tonight, working people voted for a country with a vibrant middle class fueled by good jobs and where everyone has a fair shot at the …

Know Your Voting Rights

  Br prepared to vote in the 2012 General Elections. Remember Voting is Your RIGHT     Know Your Voting Rights  Quick Tips for Voters Conoce Tus Derechos al Voto Consejos Breves Para Votantes        Listen to The PSA …

Are We Better Off?

  HEALTHCARE: Are we better off? Just ask the 129 million Americans who cannot be denied healthcare coverage due to a pre-existing condition.   AUTOWORKERS: Are we better off? Just ask the millions of autoworkers and auto industry suppliers who …

SEIU Remembers 9/11

On Tuesday, September 11, 2001, 62 SEIU members were killed when hijacked planes crashed into the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon near Washington, D.C. On the anniversary of this tragedy, we …

Let’s Celebrate the Labor

Let’s celebrate the labor That built up this great land From field to field to desk to desk They built it hand in hand. Happy Labor Day Message of Alphonso Mayfield, SEIU-FPSU President On this labor day, I want to …

Romney-Ryan Healthcare Plan – A fact check

Millions of Americans are faced with tough choices in this economy and millions more find themselves unable to find work and their life savings depleted. At a time when far too many working families are struggling to afford gas, groceries …

Early Voting

What is Early Voting? Early Voting is defined as “casting a ballot in person prior to the election day at a location designated by the Supervisor of Elections and depositing the voted ballot in the tabulation system”. The voter uses …

SEIU-FL Endorsement List of Candidates

US Congress FL5 Corrine Brown FL10 Val Demings FL13 Jessica Ehrlich FL14 Kathy Castor FL15 Keith Fitzgerald FL18 Patrick Murphy FL20 Alcee Hastings FL21 Ted Deutch FL22  Kristin Jacobs FL23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz FL24 Fredrica Wilson FL26 Joe Garcia FL27 …

You Wont be Denied Coverage Now!

In a historic decision today, Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Healthcare Act passed by the Obama Administration on March 23, 2010. Let us know what do you think about the Supreme Court decision on our Facebook Page. In a statement …

Affordable Health Care Act Decision Expected This Thursday

Supreme Court decision on the Obama administration’s Affordable Health Care Act likely will be announced on Thursday. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

ACE Offers 10% Discount for SEIU Members

10 % discount at participating ACE Hardware Just Show your SEIU Membership Card and receive off Excluding sale item Apopka Ace Hardware and Lumber #12249 530 South Park Avenue (407) 889-4111 M-Sat 7:30-7, Sun 9-5 Bronson Ace Hardware # 06113 …