Feb 24, 2017 | News Story

1199 Rallies to Save Affordable Healthcare

This week, 1199 SEIU health and hospital members were joined by Governor Cuomo for a rally at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx.

1199 members are fighting to save gains made by the Affordable Care Act, which Republicans have promised to roll back during the Trump administration. 1199 President George Gresham and hospital executives spoke about the crucial funds for public health facilities in New York that are threatened by the rollback.

Gov. Cuomo pledged to defend affordable healthcare in the state through a plan that includes a $50 million investment over the next year. 1199 members will continue to rally to save affordable healthcare for all New Yorkers.