Passing of Rick Malachi

It is with a sad and heavy heart that we have to notify our members, friends,and the labor and Rick Malachipolitical community of the passing of Mr. DuJuan “Rick” Malachi, 50.  Rick was the Political Director/Organizing Director/Business Agent and Jack of all Trades for SEIU Local 722.  We are still in the process of gathering information on his passing.  We will update this site as we get  more  information.  Our deepest sympathy and condolences goes out to Rick’s family and friends.

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Memorial Service:
Saturday, July 11th @ 10:00am
Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ
5301 North Capitol St, NE
Washington, DC 20011

SEIU 722 Career Day

We wseiu_careerere excited to host our 2015 Career Day with Andrew Jackson Academy.  The Career Day was held at CNMC & WHC.  We had hospital staff as speakers and students learned a lot from the presentations. Our Career Day creates a link between the classroom and the workplace by allowing students to explore various health care career options so that they can make informed educational and career choices.  For pictures click here.

SEIU Endorses Brandon Todd

BrandonToddSEIU Local 722 Endorses Ward 4 Candidate Brandon Todd in the Upcoming Special Election, Tuesday April 28, 2015.
Brandon Todd served as Constituent Service Director for Muriel Bowser during her time as the Ward 4 Councilmember.
If you live in Ward 4 vote Brandon Todd as we stand with him to ensure that working families have a voice in the District of Columbia.

Washington Hospital Center News Regarding Bonuses

The bonuses of $750 for full-time and $375 for part-time SEIU represented employees will be given out by Friday, August 8, 2014, if not sooner. To be eligible to receive the bonuses you must have been actively employed at the Hospital by July 8, 2014. If you were on a leave of absence during this time you may not be eligible for the bonus. The checks will be picked up and distributed by your department. The amounts are nets. That means you will get either $750 or $375 after the taxes have been deducted.

Parking

The Hospital has notified us that they inadvertently deducted parking fees from our members with 25 or more years of service. These fees will be refunded and hopefully in September they will not be deducted. If this does happen please notify us.

Pay Increase

The 2% raise increase will be on the August 1, 2014 checks along with retroactivity back pay to first pay period in June. The signing bonus of $750 for full time and $375 for part time employees will be received on a separate check on August 8, 2014.