Service Employees International Union (SEIU)

With 2 million members in Canada, the United States and Puerto Rico, SEIU is the fastest-growing union in the Americas. Focused on uniting workers in healthcare, public services and property services, SEIU members are winning better wages, healthcare and more secure jobs for our communities, while uniting their strength with their counterparts around the world to help ensure that workers—not just corporations and CEOs—benefit from today's global economy.

Releases by this organization

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017
SEIU’s Henry: No Place For White Supremacists in the White House
SEIU International President Mary Kay Henry issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s remarks doubling down on blaming “both sides” for the hatred and violence in Charlottesville: “President Trump’s remarks yesterday were reprehensible. He doubled down on blaming ‘both sides’...
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Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Large Food Worker Coalition and Influential Union Announce Fast-Growing #May1Strike
The Food Chain Workers Alliance, a national coalition of workers organized across the food system, and the Service Employees International Union United Service Workers West (SEIU USWW) have announced a May 1 General Strike. The day of no work, school or shopping, #May1Strike – #ShutItDownMay1 , is...
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Monday, February 27, 2017
New Report On the Importance of Social Security to African-Americans
To mark the end of Black History Month, Social Security Works and SEIU have teamed up to release a new report on the importance of Social Security to African-Americans. The report can be viewed at: http://bit.ly/2lDnISZ Included in the report are personal stories from Tanisa Smith-Symes, who...
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Thursday, December 08, 2016
SEIU’s Henry: Trump Grossly Out of Touch With What Working America Needs, Labor Nominee Puzder Dead Wrong for America's Working Families
SEIU International President Mary Kay Henry issued the following statement on President-elect Trump’s intended nomination of Andrew Puzder, chief executive of CKE Restaurants, to be Secretary of Labor: “With the intended nomination of Andrew Puzder for Secretary of Labor, President-elect Trump has...
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Wednesday, July 27, 2016
SEIU’s Henry on Trump’s nonsensical minimum wage comments
In response to Donald Trump’s comments on the minimum wage Tuesday , July 26 on ‘The O’Reilly Factor,’ SEIU International President Mary Kay Henry issued the following statement: “People are working longer and harder to make ends meet — a reality Donald Trump seems to be completely divorced from...
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Friday, July 15, 2016
SEIU’s Rocio Saenz on Gov. Pence: Ultimate Deal Breaker for Latino and Immigrant Voters
In response to Donald Trump’s selection of Gov. Mike Pence (R-Ind.) as his running mate, SEIU Executive Vice President Rocio Saenz issued the following statement: “Governor Pence and Donald Trump now represent a double threat to the immigrant community. His support for “self-deportation” and...
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Wednesday, May 18, 2016
SEIU’s Henry: Working People Win with Overtime Rule
In response to the U.S. Department of Labor’s announcement of new rules regarding overtime pay, SEIU International President Mary Kay Henry issued the following statement: “Working women and men should be paid for the time they work, period. The Obama administration's decision to increase the...
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Thursday, April 28, 2016
SEIU's Henry: We Stand with Working People in Alabama Fighting Against Attempt to Block Local Minimum Wage Boost
SEIU International President Mary Kay Henry issued the following statement today regarding the lawsuit filed by the NAACP and citizens of Birmingham, Ala., over the state legislature's move to take away a raise for working people in Birmingham that was approved by city government: “The working men...
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Monday, April 18, 2016
SEIU’s Henry: Immigration Case Shows Why We Need Supreme Court at Full Strength
SEIU International President Mary Kay Henry issued the following statement today regarding the Supreme Court’s oral arguments on President Obama’s immigration executive actions: “Millions of American families know that President Obama’s DAPA and expanded DACA stand on the right side of justice. We...
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Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Nursing Home Workers to Join “Fight for $15” to Raise Wages, Improve Quality of Care
Seizing the momentum from recent New York and California laws that established a $15 state minimum wage, nursing home workers will be joining actions from Florida to California to unite with other nursing home workers this Thursday, April 14, to call for a $15 an hour wage. As the national movement...
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