Doctors Council SEIU Statement on OSHA’s Ruling on Workplace Violence Safeguards at Rikers Island

For Immediate Release August 11, 2014 Doctors Council SEIU is encouraged by the recent ruling of the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), especially in light of the injuries sustained by the medical staff… Read More

Doctors Council SEIU Joins Volunteer Efforts to Announce Start of Earned Sick Leave in NYC

For Immediate Release July 16, 2014­ Doctors Council SEIU members passed out leaflets and engaged New Yorkers around the city’s subway stops on the newly implemented Paid Sick Leave law, which allows most employees in New York City… Read More

Doctors Council SEIU Launches New Website Highlighting New Leaders and Membership Focused on the Future of Quality Healthcare in New York City

For Immediate Release July 8th, 2014 Doctors Council SEIU, the largest union of attending doctors in New York State, has launched a new website, an effort coinciding with the recent election of the union’s new leaders President Frank… Read More

Statement Regarding Funding Allocation for the Reopening of Labor & Delivery at North Central Bronx Hospital

Statement of Doctors Council SEIU Regarding $600,000 Funding Allocation By Councilman Ritchie Torres for the Reopening of Labor and Delivery at North Central Bronx Hospital For Immediate Release: July 2nd 2014 “Doctors Council SEIU applauds Councilman Ritchie Torres… Read More

Doctors Council Endorses September 21 Climate March at United Nations Climate Summit 2014

Doctors Council SEIU endorses the Climate March, set to take place on Sunday, September 21, 2014, against the backdrop of the United Nations Climate Summit 2014. In September, world leaders will convene in New York City for a… Read More

Doctors Council Statement on Medicaid Waiver in NYC Budget

For Immediate Release May 8, 2014 “Doctors Council SEIU applauds Mayor de Blasio for helping to secure billions of dollars through a critical Medicaid waiver from the federal government, an effort that we believe will pay great dividends… Read More

Doctors Council Statement of Support of New York Single-Payer Bill

For Immediate Release May 5, 2014 “Doctors Council SEIU applauds Assemblyman Richard Gottfried and Senator Bill Perkins, along with Physicians  for  a  National  Health  Program (PNHP)  and  our  coalition  partners,  for supporting  the  New York State single-payer legislation. … Read More

Doctors Council Testimony Before NYC City Council

For Immediate Release February 24, 2014 Testimony of Doctors Council SEIU Presented by Frank Proscia, M.D, President – Before the City Council Health Committee Oversight- Examining the Status of “Restructuring HHC: The Road Ahead”: What Progress has Been… Read More

Doctors Council SEIU Testimony in Support of Legislation to Expand Earned Sick Time Act

For Immediate Release February 13, 2014 I would like to thank Mayor de Blasio, Speaker Mark-Viverito, Council Member Chin, members of the Civil Service and Labor Committee, and all of the other City Council members for convening this… Read More

Doctors Council SEIU Testimony in Support of Resolution on Universal Pre-K and After-School Plan

For Immediate Release February 11, 2014 I would like to thank Speaker Mark-Viverito, members of the New York City Council’s Education and Women’s Issues Committees and all of the other City Council members for convening this joint hearing… Read More