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Laboratory Techs At Health Quest In Poughkeepsie, New York ‘Go Union’ With 1199 SEIU

Published Tuesday, June 4, 2019
by 1199 SEIU News
Laboratory Techs At Health Quest In Poughkeepsie, New York ‘Go Union’ With 1199 SEIU

(POUGHKEEPSIE, NEW YORK) – Thirty-eight Laboratory Technicians employed at the Health Quest Labs’ Facility that’s attached to Vassar Brother Hospital in Poughkeepsie have voted to Go Union with 1199 Service Employees International Union (SEIU).

The newest 1199 SEIU Members who serve a variety of patients across the Hudson Valley voted by a final tally of 27-to-11 to join the Union.

As well as having a larger say in their working lives, the newest 1199 SEIU Members employed at Health Quest voted to Go Union in order to negotiate for child care, job security, affordable quality health care and educational benefits, Union Officials said.

1199 SEIU is the largest and fastest-growing Health Care Workers’ Union in the United States, with more than 400,000 Members in five States along the Eastern Seaboard.

To Directly Access This Labor News Report, Go To: www.1199seiu.org/hvcap/laboratory-technologists-health-quest-poughkeepsie-join-1199seiu-family

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