1199 was first organized in 1932 as a union of pharmacists and drugstore employees. Pharmacists are experts in the field of medicines, how they are used and their effects on the human body. As well as being responsible for dispensing prescriptions, pharmaceutical workers are involved in the purchasing and quality testing of medicines and in advising patients on the safe use of medications to achieve good health. Whether in our hospitals or in our retail pharmacies, 1199SEIU’s nearly 5,000 pharmacists and pharmacy techs work to improve the living standards and working conditions for workers in this crucial sector of healthcare delivery, and to safeguard patients against infections and disease.

Oct 24, 2017
GOOD NEWS! After over a year of negotiations and numerous set-backs, Rite Aid workers have accomplished what sometimes felt unachievable:…

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