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First Shipments of COVID-19 – A Letter from Pres. Chris Woods


A Statement by Chris Woods on the Killing of Walter Wallace, Jr.

Yesterday, officers from Philadelphia Police Department shot and killed a 27-year old Black man named Walter Wallace, Jr., in West Philadelphia. Below is a statement on the incident from the National Union of Hospital and Healthcare Employees, District 1199C. The statement can be attributed to Chris Woods, President of District 1199C:

“Like many Philadelphians, we have seen the video posted on social media of Walter Wallace, Jr., being shot multiple times by two Philadelphia Police Officers. The images, shot by a bystander from a cell phone, are deeply troubling. Clearly, the video raises many questions that must be answered by local authorities. Read more

1199 Week at Seaport Museum

1199Week @ Seaport Museum
October 25, 2020 through November 1, 2020

Calling All Members, Families and Associates of 1199C

The coupon active right now through Sunday, November 01, 2020!!!

Coupon code to enter at checkout is: RIVERFEST

Please use this link for free tickets

Philly Shipyard – Multiple Positions Available

Located in South Philadelphia, Philly Shipyard is a company of high-performers and a best-in-class workforce. We are continuously looking to strengthen our team with talented and passionate individuals in the fields of shipbuilding, engineering, planning, procurement, and production management. Working at Philly Shipyard provides you with a unique opportunity to play an important role in many exciting shipbuilding projects and to work with a variety of people and trades. Philly Shipyard strives to be a preferred employer with a world class culture and offers benefits that help you make the most of your career and your life, including:

  • 401k retirement benefits with company match or pension*
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Paid vacation and paid holidays
  • Medical, dental and vision
  • Tuition reimbursement
    *pension offered in place of 401k match under the Collective Bargaining Agreement

Philly Shipyard will accept resumes or applications for the positions listed below only during the period of time they are listed. Unsolicited resumes, applications and letters at other times may not be saved. Interested candidates may email resumes and/or a completed copy of the company’s employment application to jobs@phillyshipyard.com. When sending, please include the title of the job to which you are applying.

Philly Shipyard Application (Adobe acrobat required)

The shipyard has open union positions for January 11 start:

  • Shipbuilders (9)
  • Laborers (2)
  • Welders (11)
  • Machine Operators (5)

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US Postal Service Now Hiring – 191 Zip Codes

US Postal service is accepting applications for City Carrier Assistants in the following locations:

  • Telford Post Office – 99 South 4th Street, Telford, PA 18969
  • Pottstown Post Office – 770 East High Street, Pottstown, PA 19464
  • Hatfield Post Office – 45 North Main Street, Hatfield, PA 19440
  • Lansdale Post Office – 20 Vine Street, Lansdale, PA 19446
  • Conshohocken Post Office – 101 Industrial Way, Conshohocken, PA 19428
  • Tri-County Post Office – 1000 W. Valley Road, Southeastern, PA 19399
  • Eagleville Post Office – 2300 Potshop Lane, Eagleville, PA 19403
  • West Chester Post Office – 1050 Airport Road, West Chester, PA 19380

To Search for positions online visit the USPS Careers website and use the following Keywords:

  • For all available positions in Bucks County, use keyword “Southampton”
  • For all available positions in Chester County, use keyword “Malvern”
  • For all available positions in Delaware County, use keyword “Havertown”
  • For all available positions in Montgomery County, use keyword “Fort Washington”
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Resource Hubbs By The Office of Councilmember Isaiah Thomas

The Office of Councilmember Thomas will be presenting Resource Hubbs (After School Programs) throughout the city for Youth ages 14-21. This program is designed to help youth by giving them the support and resources they need during these difficult times.   The program runs from October 15th-November 28th every Thursday, Friday and Saturday.  Thursday and Friday 4:30pm-8:30pm and Saturday 11am-3pm.  The program will take place at churches and recreation centers.

How To Sign Up:
1. Email resource.hubbs@phila.gov
2. Select Date and Time Slots
3. Receive Confirmation & Location

New Medical Provider – Keystone Health Plan East

This communication serves to update you concerning our new health plan provider. We are happy to announce effective December 1, 2020, our new medical provider will be Independence Blue Cross Keystone Health Plan East Point of Service.

Keystone Health Plan East (Keystone) is committed to bringing you an innovative, cost-effective health benefits solution that will enhance the health and well-being of you and your families. Medical coverage from Keystone provides you with access to a large regional network of providers. Keystone ensures to revolve every decision they make around helping you and your families lead happier, healthier lives.

Expect a Welcome Kit with more details in November that will include:

  • Detailed summary of your Keystone health plan
  • Information on well-being programs
  • Ways to stay connected with Keystone
  • How to access health resources and discounts
  • Comprehensive FAQ

Any questions can be directed to The Benefit Fund member services at 215-735- 5720 or toll-free at 800-531-1199.


LaVerne K. DeValia
Executive Director


Sterling Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center Job Fair

Members are invited to a job fair at the Sterling Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center Media, PA location on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 from 10:00 – 3:30pm. For details, contact Human Resource Manager Jada McKenzie.

Jada Mckenzie
Human Resources
Sterling Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center
318 South Orange Street
Media, PA 19063 (map)

Phone (215)233-5605 ext 4107
Fax (215) 233-9323



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