Message from Our President

President Henry Nicholas

President Henry Nicholas has been President of 1199C and NUHHCE (National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees) for 54 years and counting.

President, National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees since 1981; elected International Vice President in 1989. Began career as health care worker in New York City, and led organizing campaigns that built Local 1199 into a major labor organization. Member of numerous boards in areas of rights, job training and health care.

Warrior for justice, legendary union organizer Henry Nicholas, President of the National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees 1199C.