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Health-Care Workers Reach Deal, Win Raises

1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, a long-term client of Levy Ratner, settled its negotiations with the League of Voluntary Hospitals and Homes of New York. As SEIU’s largest local, 1199 is a powerhouse that has won 3% annual raises for the next three years, along with increased contributions to its pension fund from 10% to 12.6%. The contract, which covers up to 90,000 workers, also preserves the workers’ existing health benefits which include zero deductibles, premiums, or copays. Levy Ratner and 1199 were able to ensure the hospital and home-care workers of New York fulfill their mission of “Quality Care and Good Jobs for All.”

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