The Union Solution for Higher Education

We can’t reform higher education without unions

This Childcare Worker is Changing Lives

“All of our hard work had been realized.” — Renaldo Sanders

I’m a Graduate Worker fighting for #UnionsForAll

For me, this is about who has the opportunity to get an advanced degree in this country. This is about who has basic rights as an employee.

McDonald’s Lacrecha Osterman is Proud to Be in the Thick of It

“I know we’re gonna get to $15 and a Union. It’s history, baby.”

Educate, Mobilize, Win

Tammie Wondong: Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop

At the US-Mexico border, I helped refugees heal from the unimaginable

Roxette Villegas shares how union nurses are uniquely qualified to take action and address the immigration crisis

Things must change, including our wages

It’s time for the U.S. Senate to #RaiseTheWage

Fighting for the Good Jobs Chicago Needs

Special education assistant on the frontlines of our most vulnerable children

‘I Finally Have A Livable Wage’

It’s all about the union difference

This Janitor is Fighting for a Better Life

“Together with my union, I am standing up.”

What I would have told Senator Tillis, had he made time to meet with us

Our working families need voices to carry their message, and mine will not be silenced.

BIG WIN for Child Care Providers in California

Submitted by Family Child Care Provider, Tonia McMillian

State workers are finding a voice in Colorado

“Being in a union empowers me to do the best job I can.”

80,000 workers, Kaiser Permanente reach tentative contract settlement

Nationwide Strike that was scheduled for Oct. 14 may be averted.

Tammy Tate: Changing the future of home care

“Joining in our union has made me so much braver.”

More than 80,000 Kaiser workers to strike Oct. 14

Healthcare workers are striking for better patient care and corporate accountability for Kaiser Permanente

Working Moms Need #UnionsForAll

“If you work hard I think you need to be paid decent wages.” — Le’Shika Frederick, airport worker

“A strike is our most powerful tool to get what we need for our kids.”

When we have the opportunity to come together in our union, we have a real voice at work to raise wages and improve our communities so that the next generation can have a better future.

Massachusetts home care workers, Gov. Baker celebrate new standard-setting contract

1199SEIU members win a $16.10 minimum wage, unprecedented paid time off and more training opportunities to advance skills

SEIU Local 200United members file lawsuit to stop new measures that would gut protections for federal employees

Veterans Affairs hospital workers need strong unions to protect the patients in their care

At the height of AIDS crisis in San Francisco, union nurses put patients first

SEIU Local 1021 member Sasha Cuttler, RN, was among the first nurses of the groundbreaking hospital ward 5B, and helped power the campaign to win nurse-to-patient ratios in California.

Tagelsir Mohamed: You’re on notice candidates!

Every single working person in America—no matter where they work—should have the opportunity to join a union.

How Attacking Immigrant Working Families Hurts Entire Communities

Going after these families isn't going to make these towns better. It's going to hold them back.

It’s Time to Restore the Voting Rights Act

Our votes are how we voice our vision for the path of our families and our communities.

SEIU President Henry, EVPS Long and Sáenz are refusing to allow hatred to win as they speak out after recent mass shootings

More determined than ever to combat the fear and division that has led to an increase in violence their communities

#WalkADay event puts Beto O'Rourke in a home care worker's shoes

SEIU Local 1107 member shows presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke the importance of Fight for $15, Unions for All

SEIU Nurse Mary Magee in new ‘5B’ documentary talks about revolutionary care, pioneering nurses and working in union

On the 36-year anniversary of the creation of 5B, the nation’s first ward dedicated to patients affected by AIDS, we talk to a 5B SEIU nurse at the center of safe needle movement.

My patients can’t afford to lose the Affordable Care Act — neither can America

To my patients, every dollar counts. They can’t afford to bear the additional burdens that would be thrust upon them should the ACA be struck down

Home care worker calls on presidential candidates to commit to higher wages, unions for all

SEIU members join Fight for $15 and a Union activists rally in Iowa

Meet SEIU’s Worker of the Week: Bettie Douglas

She's seen what workers can do when we all join together to fight for our rights. This is only the beginning and we’ll keep marching... until we get a living wage and union rights.

Celebrating the life of Hector Figueroa

Share memories and messages of condolence

SEIU security officer stands up for right of all people to be respected at work, regardless of sexual orientation

When working people join together with a unified voice, they can fight back against all manner of injustices

Houston airport worker directly urges Houston City Council to support $15 and a union

Shares her story about working long hours to make ends meet, but also about coworkers even worse off making just $2.13/hour in tipped wages

“These were my people at their best”

SEIU Local 99 member attends Black Millennial Convention in Washington, DC

SEIU members, Fight for $15 activists call for union rights outside presidential debate venue in Miami

Spreading message that every worker — White, black and brown — deserves a seat at the table, and a voice in our economy and democracy through a union

I experienced workplace violence. I refuse to be silent

Congress must pass legislation that protects healthcare workers, makes facilities accountable for staff safety and declares workplace violence unacceptable.

Why nursing home workers strike: Our residents deserve high quality care

We're asking Guardian Angels to make an investment in its dedicated staff so we can continue to invest in this community

Home care workers are rising up, fighting back against new rule

We’re not going to let this attack stop us from advocating for high quality home care

Airport workers protest outside Southwest Airlines’ shareholder meeting in Denver

Workers call out airline for contracting out what used to be good union jobs

Oregon legislature passes historic revenue, corporate tax bill to pay for education and public services

Advocates say passing the bill is “historic,” a “turning point for education in Oregon” and a “new day for education.”

How SEIU nurses play our cards

Using our trusted voice to promote quality care and advance our profession

Loyola graduate workers demanding union rights stage sit-in outside university president’s office, call for campus-wide walkout on April 24

Grad workers are protesting school’s continued refusal to negotiate with the union they formed in 2017

Our Taxes Need to Build Communities that Work for All of Us, Not Just a Privileged Few

Our country needs a tax system that is fair and allows us to pay for the things that build thriving communities.

Duke University graduate workers win $15/hour minimum wage

Stipend payments will now also cover all twelve months of the year

Improving Our Nation’s Health Means Healthcare For All!

National Public Health Week Stresses Access to Healthcare

Four reasons why we should #RaisetheWage

It’s good for working families and our communities

SEIU members pose questions to Democratic presidential candidates at We the People membership forum

Candidates outline plans for how more people can engage in our economy, democracy

Wisconsin working people win big as judge blocks GOP laws limiting powers of newly elected pro-worker Governor

Judge ruled that the last-minute “power grab” in the waning days of Scott Walker’s tenure was unconstitutional

Teachers Continue to Take a Stand …and Win

SEIU Members Honk for Teachers: “Your Fight Is Our Fight”

Adjunct Professors Win a Union at the Biggest College in the Country

Miami Dade College adjunct professors become the fifth to form their union in Florida

After helping to defeat anti-worker Governor last Fall, SEIU home care and child care workers in Illinois win raises, are awarded back pay

Agreement with Governor Pritzker will release $44 million in back pay the previous Governor had blocked

Former EVP Pat Ford: Shaped SEIU’s Social & Economic Justice Program

It’s during Women’s History Month that we pause to recognize Ford.

SEIU members, leaders urge Congress to pass the Dream and Promise Act of 2019

H.R. 6 would provide a pathway to citizenship for millions of Dreamers and people with Temporary Protected Status (TPS)

We won $15, now I can spend more time with family

Denver airport worker looks forward to working less and spending more time with family

Black History Thoughts From a Black Adjunct Professor

Black History is America’s History and it goes on 365 days a year.

Cleveland Orchestra facility workers ratify contract with path to $15/hour

Agreement will help set the tone for upcoming negotiations for more than 2,200 janitors statewide

Home care workers sticking together for dignity and respect in the face of anti-worker attack

CMS rule could also endanger home care services for seniors, people with disabilities

SEIU members travel to D.C. to demand permanent protection for TPS holders, Dreamers

Join thousands of fellow union members, TPS holders and immigration activists for congressional visits and rallies in front of the White House, Capitol Building

Thank you, SEIU family!

we are very thankful for having such a great labor family that steps up when someone is in need, especially after natural disasters such as Hurricane Florence

King’s Dream and the Movement to End Poverty-Wage Work

-Mary Kay Henry, SEIU International President

It’s Time President Trump, Congress Uphold American Values

By SEIU International Vice President and iAmerica Action President, Rocio Sáenz

Professors at seven more Florida colleges take steps to form their union with SEIU’s Faculty Forward

In just two years, 9,000 adjunct professors — more than half of those in the state college system — have organized or are moving toward union representation

What’s the impact of the Fight for $15? Helping 22 million workers win $68 billion in raises

New Congress expected to introduce a $15/hr minimum wage bill next year

SEIU members spread out across Capitol Hill to demand justice for immigrants

Held meetings with Members of Congress to discuss DACA, TPS and border wall funding

Child care center to be built for SEIU 1021 city workers in San Francisco

San Francisco General Hospital child care center will provide accessible, affordable care for members

What the Election Means for Working Families

A message from SEIU International President, Mary Kay Henry

SEIU members mobilize infrequent voters to vote for $15, affordable healthcare, opportunity to join unions

Voters refuse to be divided by hate; turn out for bold, progressive agenda

Countdown to Election Day–Spotlight: Pennsylvania

A message from SEIU International President, Mary Kay Henry

Countdown to Election Day–Spotlight: Illinois

A message from SEIU International President, Mary Kay Henry

Countdown to Election Day–Spotlight: Nevada

A message from SEIU International President, Mary Kay Henry

Countdown to Election Day–Spotlight: California

A message from SEIU International President, Mary Kay Henry

Countdown to Election Day–Spotlight: Michigan

A message from SEIU International President, Mary Kay Henry

Louisiana’s Working Families Deserve Liberty and Justice

Justice should be for everyone, no exceptions

Racial profiling spurs SEIU Local 503 member into action before the midterm election

"We need to prevent profiling and keep our local law enforcement resources focused on local issues"

Countdown to Election Day–Spotlight: New York

A message from SEIU International President, Mary Kay Henry

Countdown to Election Day Spotlight: Florida

A message from SEIU International President, Mary Kay Henry

We’re voting for a country that works for us!

Here are a few reasons why you should join us.

Illinois State University graduate workers win election, join the SEIU family

Latest win adds to growing momentum for university teaching and research assistants across the country

Seminole State College adjunct professors vote decisively to form their union

Join colleagues at Hillsborough Community College, Broward College and University of South Florida who have also voted to join SEIU’s Faculty Forward movement

Pittsburgh security officers win new contract with path to $15/hr

New contract also includes paid holidays and more paid leave days

VICTORY: Emory University graduate workers win $15

Joined striking fast food workers on Oct 4 to celebrate the win and to continue the fight for all workers to win $15 an hour.

Flooded routine

SEANC member Tramaine Orellana shares her experience on Hurricane Florence.

SEIU's Rocio: President Trump's proposal goes against who we are as Americans

SEIU International Vice President Rocio Sáenz issued the following statement on the public charge rule

U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky, Mary Kay Henry among 54 arrested at McDonald’s HQ as fast-food workers nationwide strike demanding union rights

Candidates and elected leaders vow support for cooks and cashiers striking in battleground states across the country

SEIU and Fight for $15 members stand by Kavanaugh’s accusers, demand that Senators reject his nomination

Confirming a Supreme Court justice who has been credibly accused of sexual assault by multiple women would be an insult to survivors

HISTORIC VICTORY, NY/NJ AIRPORT WORKERS WIN HIGHEST MINIMUM WAGE IN THE COUNTRY

Airport workers in New York and New Jersey won the highest minimum wage in U.S. history--$19 an hour

SEIU members help Massachusetts gas explosions victims

Locals 1199, 509, 888; 32BJ SEIU and SEIU Community Action delivered meals and supplies to those in need

Together we recover

Workers United Southern Region, SEIU rep Ebony Stevens shares her experience during Hurricane Florence