Hundreds of Registered Nurses from scores of SEIU locals in the U.S. and Canada -- including local members of 1199 SEIU, which recently re-affiliated with the Metro Council -- gathered October 25-27 in Maryland for the SEIU Nurse Alliance biennial conference. Nurses from across the professional spectrum attended the semi-annual conference, where they discussed the current unprecedented challenges to nurses, strategized for more effective mobilization and advocacy, and harnessed the power of politics – local and national – to stand up for their profession and their patients. In a related story, workers at Green House Residences in Baltimore recently voted overwhelmingly to join 1199SEIU to ensure workers have a voice on the job. Read more here.
photo: Green House Residences workers; source