Biden-Harris inauguration marks a milestone for working people

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The Biden COVID plan shows bold leadership for workers.

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SEIU Encourages Members to Take the Vaccine: Read our principles on vaccine distribution

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We are the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), a union of about 2 million diverse members in healthcare, the public sector and property services who believe in and fight for our Vision for a Just Society: where all workers are valued and all people respected—no matter where we come from or what color we are; where all families and communities can thrive; and where we leave a better and more equitable world for generations to come.

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Stories from the Frontline

Cassie Geremaia

Cassie Geremaia

Hospital Cost Analyst - CO Department of Health Care Policy and Financing
Denver

We can’t forget about those who were struggling *before* Covid-19, who really don’t know how they'll make ends meet. Growing up, sometimes living in a car, that's an experience I know all too well.

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Monique Warren

Monique Warren

Airport Baggage Handler
Houston

I'm fighting for myself and fellow airport workers for the right to unionize and bring home higher wages. Every worker deserves job security and the ability to provide for their families!

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Vicki Bickford

Vicki Bickford

Home care worker
Washington State

Home care workers like me are disrespected, largely because our profession is mostly women and women of color. But by standing together, we won higher pay, a comprehensive health plan, and more!

Lynn Jackson

Lynn Jackson

Janitor

What would make me feel valued would be paying me what I’m worth, including hazard pay. Providing cleaners essential pay for the additional level of risk would also help me, at 64, to stay on the job.

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Tilly Blanding

Tilly Blanding

Retired social worker
Virginia

“Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around” was what I sang while marching alongside MLK as a 13-year-old, and I refuse to back down from fighting to ensure every voter has a voice in our democracy!

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Our Movement

Since 2012 when 200 fast-food workers first went on strike, the Fight for $15 and a Union has become an international, multi-racial, worker-led movement demanding $15 an hour and union rights at McDonald’s and across the economy. Today, over 30% of all U.S. workers are on a path to $15 an hour.

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Airport workers are proving that when we speak out for $15 and a union, we can change our lives. By coming together across race, language and religion, 155,000 airport workers have won raises and job improvements and 32,000 have joined SEIU. We won't stop until we win Unions for All. #PovertyDoesntFly

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Everyone—Black, white and brown—should be able to learn without being trapped in debt and choosing to teach shouldn’t mean living in poverty. College faculty, graduate workers and students are uniting to demand college for all, student debt forgiveness and unions for all. Join our movement.

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Child care providers—Black, white and brown—have come together in a national movement to fight for their right to join a union so they can negotiate higher wages, improve working conditions and have a REAL voice to ensure MORE children have access to quality care. Get involved to show your support.

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We are on a journey to build a society where everyone’s work is valued and all people are respected. Together, we will fight anti-Black racism, structural racism and all forms of racial oppression that prevent all working people from earning a good living and having a good life.

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We’re home care workers fighting for higher wages, training to provide better care and affordable long-term care for all. We’re creating good union jobs so more seniors and people with disabilities get the care they need to live with dignity at home. Together, we’re changing the future of home care.

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This dynamic campaign empowers 170,000 union janitors to win respect, at least $15 an hour and a strong union for all cleaners—no matter what we look like or where we’re from. So far, we have pumped more than $1 Billion back into the homes and communities of cleaners. And we aren’t done yet.

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Our national campaign unites a community of security officers and supporters dedicated to bringing good jobs and higher standards to the entire security industry. We are 75,000 union security officers strong and growing, with a commitment to winning respect, at least $15 an hour and Unions for All.

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iAmerica is a source of empowerment for American immigrant families of all walks of life, providing the tools and support to be informed, inspire change and impact America’s future.

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We believe that all people—Black, white and brown—should have access to quality, affordable healthcare and long term care. We’re fighting for affordable healthcare we can all count on and a healthcare system that works for all of us.

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