What a year! What a year! What a year! The year 2020 was one of the most unique and troubling years that we have ever had. We suffered a virus that we were unable to control and get rid of and we suffered a President that we were unable to control and get rid of.…

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Every once in awhile I find the need to remind you of your right to Union Representation. Especially when it comes to a meeting with your supervisor where you are being questioned and it could result in you possibly being disciplined. More and more, I find that our membership is attending meetings with Hospital management…

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By the time you receive this newsletter, hopefully, we will have a new President of the United States of America, or at least know who actually won the election. Either way, I hope that you voted in what will turn out to be one of the most important elections in the history of this country.…

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This month my article has a very simple message: Vote Vote Vote Make sure you are registered to vote. Have a plan. Vote early if you can. Request a mail in ballot or absentee ballot if necessary. Tell your family and friends to make sure they vote. Help them get to the polls if you…

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It’s my Anniversary!! It has just dawned on me that by the time you receive this Newsletter I will have celebrated my 35th year anniversary with SEIU Local 722. I started my employment with the Local on September 5, 1985. It was my intention at that time to work for the Local no more than…

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While we all have been enduring these unprecedented times of COVID – 19, society has been dealing with even more pandemics. The unrest on the streets of America is not the results of some new pandemic that’s hit society. Systemic racism has pleaged America for over 400 yrs. People of African decent have been raising…

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Due to the untimely and tragic deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor, there has been more attention on race relations in this country, than it has been since the Civil Rights movement in the 50’s, 60’s and early 70’s. I am old enough to remember the atrocities the Black Race had to…

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Again, I hope that everyone is healthy and is being safe. I thought that by the time this newsletter reached you that we would be out of this pandemic situation. Unfortunately that is not the case and it appears that it will not be the case in the near future. We must come to the…

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Dear Brothers and Sisters:Recently you received a letter from me telling you of some of the concerns that we had as a result of COVID-19 and the actions that we have taken to alleviate some of the hardships that it is causing many of us to face. Some of you may have received a copy…

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First of all, I hope that everyone is being safe and careful during this COVID – 19 pandemic. For me these are unprecedented times as the President of SEIU Local 722. As you can imagine, I have been bombarded with a lot of questions and scenarios concerning the impact of COVID – 19 at the…

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