Indiana

SEIU Healthcare Endorses Keith Ellison for Chair of Democratic National Committee

The following statement is by Keith Kelleher, President of SEIU Healthcare Illinois Indiana Missouri Kansas: On behalf of SEIU Healthcare Illinois Indiana Missouri Kansas, I give my unqualified and enthusiastic support for Keith Ellison as the next chair of the …

INDIANA ELECTION CENTER

Endorsed Candidates President: Hillary Clinton (D) Governor: John Gregg (D) We encourage our members to look to the Indiana AFL-CIO endorsements for guidance in other races, including U.S. Senate, state legislative districts, and State Superintendent of Schools.   Indiana Voter …

Hoosiers Rally to Get Out the Vote and Raise the Wage

Gubernatorial Candidate John Gregg Addresses Crowd Concerned with Lost Jobs, Low Wages, and Attacks on Union Rights GARY—Fed up with a minimum wage of just $7.25/hour and corporate attacks on local jobs and union rights, scores of Hoosiers rallied on …

In Holcomb, A Recipe to Continue Pence Failure for Working Families

    INDIANAPOLIS-News is breaking that the Indiana Republican State Central Committee has chosen Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb to be the party’s nominee to replace Mike Pence, who has joined Donald Trump’s ticket. Following is the response of Yin Kyi, …

Pence’s Divisive Record Fits Him Perfectly to Trump Campaign of Hatred

Multiple sources are reporting that Donald Trump will be announcing Indiana Republican Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate Friday. Following is the response of Yin Min Kyi, Indiana director for SEIU Healthcare Indiana, the union that represents thousands of …

Hoosiers to Rally to Raise the Wage

At Statehouse and Across the State, Working Families and Community Allies Call Upon Governor Pence to Take Executive Action to Raise Wages for Struggling Workers, Including 37% of low-income Hoosiers. Responding to raising prices and stagnant Indiana wages, Hoosier working families …

Members Only: SEIU Scholarship Opportunities!

Fulfill your college goals with the SEIU Scholarship Program 2015-16 SEIU has a long and proud history of helping union members pursue their dreams through higher education. We offer scholarship opportunities to support studies in areas incuding the arts, social …

SEIU Responds to the Grand Jury Decision in Ferguson, Missouri

Sign the Petition to DOJ: Prioritize Investigation Into Killing of Michael Brown Statement of SEIU President Mary Kay Henry On the Grand Jury Decision inFerguson, Missouri For Immediate Release: November 24, 2014 Following the grand jury’s decision today to not …

IN Members Host Town Hall Highlighting Need for Higher Minimum Wage

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: OCTOBER 30, 2014 CONTACT: Kaitlin DeCero, Kaitlin.decero@seiuhcil.org Hammond Town Hall Meeting Highlights Need for Higher Minimum Wage (Hammond, IN) – On Thursday night at the Jean Shephard Center in Hammond, local low-wage workers, elected officials, faith leaders, …

First-Ever Home Care Workers Rising Summit Unites Hundreds in St. Louis

Home care workers – union and nonunion, seniors, people with disabilities, and advocates united earlier this week in St. Louis for the first-ever Home Care Workers Rising Summit. The event provided a unique opportunity to bring together voices from across …

Members march in Indianapolis to protest regressive laws during Moral Mondays rally

INDIANAPOLIS–Chanting “forward together, not one step back,” a crowd of 300 protesters marched from the Crispus Attucks high school to the Indiana statehouse to protest regressive laws passed by the Indiana legislature and policies that impact the poor. A delegation …

Human rights panel hears testimonies about workplace abuses in Indiana

GARY, Ind.—SEIU Healthcare Indiana members helped to organize and attended a Workers’ Human Rights Hearing, Thursday, July 31, at the Gary campus of Ivy Tech Community College, 1440 E. 35th Avenue. The hearing was hosted by the Northwest Indiana Workers’ …

Indiana SEIU Members Team Up with Community Allies & Low-Wage Workers to Push for Higher Minimum Wage

On Thursday, July 24, state representatives, city council members and other elected representatives joined low-wage workers, faith leaders, academics and community advocates at a Town Hall meeting focused on raising the minimum wage. As the rallying cry for raising the …

Progress for uninsured Hoosiers!

Last week, Indiana’s Governor Pence took a step in the right direction by announcing his plan to expand the Healthy Indiana Plan. The new plan, called HIP 2.0, could extend health care coverage to more than 350,000 uninsured Hoosiers if …

Hobart, Indiana stands up for Medicaid expansion

In Indiana, our members have lead the state in fighting to expand Medicaid and raise the minimum wage. That work has paid off in Hobart, Indiana, where the city council unanimously passed a resolution to expand Medicaid throughout the state! …

SEIU members stand in solidarity with #FastFoodGlobal and the Fight for Fifteen!

Today, in 150 cities worldwide, low-wage fast food workers went on strike for fair treatment, the right to a union, and a living wage of $15 an hour. Check out the gallery below of our folks standing in solidarity in …

Gary Mayor Karen-Freeman Wilson, health care workers, faith leaders, and experts gather to call for Medicaid expansion and a higher minimum wage

On Tuesday, April 8th, Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson led home care and hospital workers, several state representatives, health care experts, and members of the faith community in a town hall meeting to call for Medicaid expansion and a fair minimum …

Healthcare workers lead the charge for Medicaid Expansion in Indiana

Following our successful rally last month, home care and hospital workers ramped up the pressure to expand Medicaid last Monday in another action at the Indiana Statehouse.

SEIU Members Support Fast-Food Worker Strikes; Rallies Held In More Than 100 Cities Across Country

A Year After Initial Walkout, Movement for Higher Pay Continues to Grow Rapidly as Fast-Food Workers Join 100-City Strike Wave (Dec. 5th, 2013) One year after the first strike hit the $200 billion fast-food industry, fast-food workers walked off their …

Huge Step Forward for 2 Million Home Care Providers and the People in Their Care

On September 17, President Obama announced that the 2 million home care providers across the United States will finally be extended federal overtime and minimum wage protections. Home care is now the second-fastest growing job in America, and these long …