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SEIU President Mary Kay Henry
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  1. good

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Data Analyst in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Data Analyst in New York, NY

    I have been working at SEIU full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    good people to work with, great benefits. $0 copay for both medical and dental

    Cons

    because it's a union, pays are not great, but the benefits more than makes up for it

  2. Helpful (1)

    organizer

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Organizer In Training in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Organizer In Training in New York, NY

    I worked at SEIU full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    could fool yourself into thinking you were helping people some days

    Cons

    awful job terrible bosses I should have never trusted any of them

    Advice to Management

    stop being such hypocrites

  3. For some, not for others.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I have been working at SEIU

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great introduction to the labor movement, membership is an inspiration, you get to work on some very interesting projects and your co workers are generally interesting people.

    Cons

    labor movement politics are basically petty and ridiculous. if you find many "democratic" organizations (any by many I do mean MANY) fighting over 8% total "market share" just plain silly - you may want to find a different non profit job or go into the private sector

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  5. Helpful (1)

    Good organization, be prepared for red tape.

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Political Organizaer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Political Organizaer in New York, NY

    I have been working at SEIU

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    SEIU is a great place to work. But like any large organization there are lots of internal politics which often affect the work that gets done - or fails to get done. As well as the decision making when it comes to making political decisions that affect the union as a whole.

    Working with the members is the best part.

    Cons

    Def a lot of long hours and plenty of travel depending on where you are work. Sometimes, change within the union is difficult.

    Advice to Management

    Spend more time building up quality managers from within the union. At the same time, should not be afraid to hire high quality people who come form outside the world of labor.

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