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1199C End of Summer PAC Fundraiser!

Join us for our End Of Summer PAC Fundraiser on September 30, 2021 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm at the Union Hall , 1319 Locust Street, Phila PA 19107.

General entry $50
Young Professional $100
Supporter $500
Partner $1,500
VIP Partner $2500

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2021 Biometric Program Deadline

2021 BIOMETRICS PROGRAM

Deadline October 31st, 2021

1199C BENEFIT FUND MEMBER BIOMETRIC SCREENING

Reminder! We’re pleased to announce that as part of our commitment to the health and wellness of our members, we are offering two on-site confidential health screenings through Healthy Measures.

Wellness screenings will take place on Friday, September 24, 2021, from 7:45AM to 4:00PM and Monday, October 25, 2021, from 8:00AM-8:00PM at The Union Hall 1319 Locust Street on the 2nd Floor in the Auditorium.

The member health screening is a great assessment tool to determine your current health status. And it’s quick and easy – it takes less than 15 minutes to complete. The Cholesterol and Diabetes screening is conducted via a fingerstick. Results will be given to you on-site by a health professional who will discuss your results with you. The Health Screenings are free of charge for employees.

The Health Screening includes the following tests:

  • Total Cholesterol
  • HDL
  • Total Cholesterol / HDL Ratio
  • Glucose (Diabetes)
  • Blood Pressure
  • Measured Height & Weight
  • BMI
  • Counseling on Results

*** Please note that fasting is not required prior to the health screening. You should continue to take any medications directed by your physician, and make sure you are well hydrated.

Please schedule your on-site health screening appointment at www.pickatime.com/District1199C

For questions, please call Benefit Fund member services at
215-735-5720 or toll free 800-531-1199.

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Administrative Union Organizer

Are you a quick-thinking passionate advocate? Do you thrive in an environment that blends an encyclopedic knowledge of details with planning and strategy? Can you provide high quality representation to members in District 1199C institutions? Can you work to create a healthy workforce through collective incentives to take health screenings and reduce the causes of chronic conditions? Are you able to reach out to non-unionized healthcare workers to bring them into our movement? Can you educate members about health and healthcare issues, mobilize voters and raise money for political action to transform healthcare and strengthen healthcare jobs?

This position exists in our Philadelphia headquarters.

To Apply:
Please submit a cover letter and resume.

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Description:
Are you a quick-thinking passionate advocate? Do you thrive in an environment that blends an encyclopedic knowledge of details with planning and strategy? Can you provide high quality representation to members in District 1199C institutions? Can you work to create a healthy workforce through collective incentives to take health screenings and reduce the causes of chronic conditions? Are you able to reach out to non-unionized healthcare workers to bring them into our movement? Can you educate members about health and healthcare issues, mobilize voters and raise money for political action to transform healthcare and strengthen healthcare jobs?

This position exists in our Philadelphia headquarters.

Duties:

  • Build relationships and communicate with Delegates and members at District 1199C institutions.
  • Mobilize members behind contracts that provide a rising standard of living for healthcare workers while embracing change, quality and the shared mission of healthcare employers.
  • Plan and coordinate internal and/or external organizing campaigns or components of contract campaigns including leadership of member organizing committees, planning and execution of member actions, and the ability to anticipate and respond to employer tactics.
  • Identify, recruit, train and develop worksite Delegates and leaders.
  • Lead, motivate and mobilize worksite Delegates, leaders and members in internal and external organizing, politics, community alliance building and other union activities.
  • Develop and maintain effective communication networks in worksites, including writing and distributing leaflets, notices, emails and other materials among worksite Delegates, leaders, and members.
  • Work with worksite Delegates and leaders to represent members through the grievance and arbitration system as well as mobilizing members to take action around issues in the worksite.
  • Process grievances up to and including final level of arbitrations, including investigating, preparing witnesses, and the general development of cases.
  • Participate in voter outreach, including phone banking, precinct walking and GOTV efforts.
  • May be assigned to field, Political Organizing or Representation activities as necessary.

 

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • A deep commitment to social justice, cultural diversity and an unwavering enthusiasm for bold social change work.
  • A winning personality and the demonstrated ability to develop positive relationships with members, Delegates and leaders.
  • Commitment to fighting for workers’ rights and activist experience.
  • Be able to inspire, challenge and develop members into leaders, to lead teams and effectively communicate with others.
  • Has personal initiative, independent judgment, accountability, planning and organizational willingness to embrace new technologies.
  • Ability to establish and maintain rapport and credibility with diverse demographic groups, as well as with professional, technical, administrative and service workers.
  • Ability to work long, irregular hours.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely.
  • Ability to manage a heavy workload with competing priorities and deadlines.
  • Valid driver’s license, car and insurance.
  • BA degree and/or relevant labor organizing experience.
  • Strong analytical, writing and interpersonal skills.
  • Familiarity with word processing and database software.

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Keta White is a Black health care worker at Germantown Home, in Philadelphia’s Mount Airy neighborhood. And she’s one of 13,000 members of District 1199C, a majority Black- and brown-led union that represents Black workers in all fields in the major health care institutions in the city — behavioral, mental health, and child care facilities, as well as employees who provide health care services within the city’s prison systems.

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