SEIU Local 200United represents nearly 15,000 members in human service agencies, public sector, colleges and universities, and sub-contracted services. Our history is one of activism and fighting for social justice; therefore, (more…)
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SEIU Local 200United represents about 3,000 workers who work with people with disabilities, and with children and youth as employees of nonprofit human services agencies throughout upstate New York.
The 2013-2014 state budget cut funding for agencies that serve people with developmental disabilities by $90 million. The Legislature added language to the budget that was intended to insure that this funding cut did not (more…)
The House of Representatives has renewed its decades-old attack on the 40-hour workweek. Once again, some members of Congress are pushing so-called “comp time” legislation that would (more…)
April 16, 2013
By Brian F. Curran, Legislative Director and Counsel
In the recently adopted state budget, Gov. Cuomo proposed to cut funding for agencies that serve people with developmental disabilities by $120 million. This would have meant an across-the-board cut of about 6% in funding for nonprofit agencies. SEIU Local 200United lobbied against this cut. In the final (more…)