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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The Fight for $15 is a Fight for Our Future

Home care workers don't make much and neither do fast food workers. But we're all just people, working hard and trying to provide for our families. We make lives better. We deserve a living wage.

7.3 Million Ways the Affordable Care Act Is Working

Good news! The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released data showing that 7.3 million Americans purchased new healthcare plans through the insurance marketplace created by the Affordable Care Act.

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