Everybody should have a union…. It gives us a voice. It gives you the power to change things that need to be changed.

~ Leslie Williams, 32BJ Member, New Jersey

We Won’t Back Down

Workers in 340 cities are coming together for a National Day of Action to demand $15 and a chance to join a union.

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Janitors vote to authorize strike if no deal is reached
More than a thousand janitors marched through Back Bay on Saturday afternoon, cheering and waving signs after their union voted unanimously to authorize a... Read More »
Cleaning After Hours
Mohamed Zaker, a janitor at Harvard University, talks about his work and life. Read More »

Recent Blog Posts

November 21, 2016
Open Letter to the Broward County Commission
We are asking you to use your power to improve the situation for the thousands of workers that make Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport a... Read More »
November 10, 2016
This Is What We Stand For
It is only by standing together that we achieve our vision for an America where all work is valued and every family has the... Read More »
November 7, 2016
Toomey Has Rhetoric and Fear, Katie McGinty Has Actual Plans to Make Our Lives Better
Building a better economy and a better society should be about breaking down barriers to opportunity for our children, not building walls. We are... Read More »


Jonathan Mancia: “My daughter’s future is what keeps me focused.”
"I attended union meetings and tried to educate my co-workers who didn’t quite ‘get it’. There are some people who think that because they pay dues, they don’t have to do anything. It’s important...
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Marla Blunt: A Pittsburgh That Works for Working People
My name is Marla Blunt. I’m a food service employee at Duquesne University. I had the opportunity to serve as a member on Pittsburgh’s wage review board examining income disparities of those making less...
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