Stronger Together

Who We Are

Who is SEIU District 1199 WV/KY/OH?

SEIU District 1199 WV/KY/OH is the health care and social service union for West Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio. District 1199 represents nearly 25,000 healthcare, social service and public sector workers. We are nurses, hospital workers, state and social workers, home care providers, and so much more.

The union is part of the Service Employees International Union whose 2 million members make it the largest union of health care workers and the fastest growing union in the world.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to improve the lives of working people and their families and to achieve greater social and economic justice.

Our Vision for a More Just Society

We believe in and fight for our Vision for a Just Society: where all workers are valued and all people respected—no matter where we come from or what color we are; where all families and communities can thrive; and where we leave a better and more equitable world for generations to come.

When We fight, We Win

  • Workplace Justice
  • Racial Justice
  • Equity & Equality
  • Justice for People with Disabilities
  • Retirement Security
  • Free Healthcare for All
  • Free College for All
  • Stronger Communities