Who Are We?

SEIU Healthcare, the healthcare arm of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), is the largest healthcare union in North America with more than 1.1 million members.

We are doctors and nurses, home care and nursing home workers; we are lab techs, environmental service workers and dietary aides. We are front-line healthcare workers who care for more than 60 million patients across 29 states and two countries. We are caregivers in hospitals, health centers, nursing homes, in-home care and in our communities.

Launched in 2007 with a vision of uniting healthcare workers throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico and delivering the highest quality care to all, we are living this vision today.

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Our fight for affordable healthcare

Now, thanks to the ACA and the work of SEIU members and our partners to educate about the benefits of the law and enroll our families, our neighbors and our co-workers, more Americans have affordable healthcare coverage than at any other time in the last four decades.

King v. Burwell ➞ The Stakes Are Too High! #DontTakeMyCare

On March 4, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in King v. Burwell. This case jeopardizes the vision of affordable, quality healthcare for all Americans and challenges the tax credits available through the ACA that millions of working families depend upon to purchase lower-cost health insurance. Here are some of their stories.

We are the Service Employees International Union,
an organization of more than 2 million members
united by the belief in the dignity and worth of
workers and the services they provide and dedicated
to improving the lives of workers and their families 
and creating a more just and humane society. 

- SEIU mission statement

SEIU nurses explain the benefits of the healthcare law in 90 seconds