New England Health Care Employees Union, District 1199 SEIU

New England Health Care Employees Union
District 1199 SEIU


Based in Connecticut


SEIU 1199 New England is a fighting healthcare union 26,000 strong. We are majority female, Black, brown and white working-class. We are part of a bold, democratic tradition of social justice unionism. We organize the unorganized, fight for racial and economic justice, and are committed to rebuilding a healthcare system that works for all.

The job
We are hiring a Researcher to work on campaigns that build worker power. We will be working on organizing and contract fights, campaigns to improve our healthcare system, and coalition work with union, community and faith groups.

Qualities and skills needed

  • Passion for and commitment to the struggle for workers’ rights
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to adapt work product for a variety of audiences
  • Curiosity, open mindedness, and a willingness to learn
  • A reliable vehicle and driver’s license
  • Willingness to work long and irregular hours

This position reports to the Policy/Research Director.


  • Strategic research for all sectors of a multi-state healthcare union
  • Helping to craft campaigns that keep the union on offense, in the workplace and the political sphere
  • An ability to lend support to different parts of the union as necessary

Salary is commensurate with experience. Position includes excellent health and retirement benefits.

Applicants should email a résumé to: smagro@seiu1199ne.org.

Women, People of Color, and LGBTQ+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. SEIU 1199 New England is an equal opportunity employer and gives equal consideration to all applicants without regard to sex, age, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

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