May 6, 2011

Summit Park Picket Exposes Asbestos Crisis

If you found asbestos in a home, wouldn’t you tell the people who live there right away?

March 25, 2011

Maryland’s Millionaires Meet their Match

1199 members traveled to Annapolis Thursday for our annual legislative action day and took some time out for a special visit to the Maryland Chamber of Commerce.

March 3, 2011

1199 Rallies to Save Civil Rights History & Shape Baltimore’s Future

1199 members and community activists rallied Thursday in downtown Baltimore to save the historic Read’s Drug Store building, site of a groundbreaking 1955 sit-in to desegregate the store’s lunch counter.

February 25, 2011

Special 1199SEIU Delegate Assembly Honors Civil Rights Pioneer

Over one-hundred-and-fifty 1199SEIU delegates and guests met Wednesday for a special delegates assembly celebrating Black History Month and focusing on our union’s deep ties to the civil rights movement.

February 18, 2011

Dreaming Big in Baltimore

Commuters coming through Baltimore’s Penn Station are seeing more than a sales pitch on the station’s billboards and kiosks.