We care for Washington patients and families
We stand together to make sure that our patients and clients get the best quality care and that our pay and benefits allow us to thrive.
35 Years of Progress And Unity
Why choose the union difference?
Being part of a strong union means having a strong voice. We take action together and win on the issues that matter to us – staffing, wages, benefits, and being a part of the decision making.
Together, we rise.
We win better futures for ourselves and our families.
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We don’t stop caring about our patients or healthcare at the end of our shift. Voting is an important way for us to speak out for our values, and one of the most powerful ways we can stand up for our patients and make needed changes in our healthcare system.read more
UW Medicine|Valley Medical Center and SEIU Healthcare 1199NW announced the joint signing of a new four-year contract between management and registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and service workers.read more
The Medical Assistant Apprenticeship Program—the first in the history of our union and Kaiser Permanente Washington—has been launched, and we are thrilled to be part of a historic beginning!read more