The benefits we win come from us being strong together in the union.

~ Yeny Nuñez, 32BJ Member, Connecticut

Western Pennsylvania Blogs

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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 better than fear-mongering. Pennsylvania’s deserve better, and that’s Katie McGinty. Read More »
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Our Vote Is Not Just for Issues, But Also for Respect
In this important election, we’re not just choosing policymakers. We need to elect candidates who will see us as full people, who understand our needs and can empathize with our challenges. Candidates who show... Read More »
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Coming Together for a Good Contract
This year more than 400 32BJ Western Pennsylvania school members will bargain for new contracts. However, the bargaining environment has never been tougher. Read More »
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I Stand with Katie McGinty
My name is Mike Brown. I am a 32BJ SEIU security officer with Allied Barton at Temple University. On Tuesday, I am supporting Katie McGinty because she stands with working people. Read More »
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What We Achieved in Pennsylvania and Delaware in 2015
As we begin 2016 and look forward to everything a new year can bring, I want to take this opportunity to reflect on what we, together, have achieved as a union in Pennsylvania and... Read More »
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Hillary Clinton for President
Your 32BJ Executive Board voted to support the SEIU’s endorsement of Hillary Clinton as the best choice for president. Read More »
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A Banner Year for Pittsburgh!
Pittsburgh commercial cleaners ratified a new four-year contract that increases wages and protects and expands benefits. Read More »
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Victory Is Ours in Pittsburgh!
We fought back and we won! Commercial office cleaners in Pittsburgh and the suburbs have a strong tentative agreement! Read More »
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Vote for the PA 3: Dougherty, Wecht and Donohue
Elected officials make a difference: for our contracts, for labor laws, and for our ability to support our families. We need a PA Supreme Court that stands with working families or all of our... Read More »
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A Historic Deal for Pittsburgh Security!
Maria Centeno is one of nearly 1,000 Pittsburgh security officers to win their first-ever union contract in the Steel City with 32BJ. Read More »
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Bargaining Begins in Pittsburgh
This week we kicked off bargaining for more than 1,000 commercial office cleaners working downtown and in the suburbs. Read More »
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Justice for Janitors
This year, we honored our proud history by taking to the streets in all our commercial districts during the week of June 15-19. Read More »
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Pennsylvania’s Winning!
The past few months have been exciting in the State of Pennsylvania for 32BJ and its hardworking members. Read More »
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Making the Steel City Stronger
As Black History Month comes to close, let's make history. Let’s get these security guards family-sustaining wages. Read More »
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Our Evolution Forward
Office cleaners are leading the fight for an economy that works for everyone, not just the wealthy few. Read More »
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Unite, Fight and Win
2015 will be a year of challenge and opportunity for 32BJ. If we stay united and fight together, it will be a wonderful year. Read More »
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Giving Thanks
We are grateful for the dedication and commitment of our members, and our shared persistence that has brought real change to working people’s lives. Read More »
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A Huge Step Forward
President Obama changed the lives of millions of working people who can now come out of the shadows and live free of fear. Read More »
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Building Security Leadership in New York and Around the Country
Just 10 years ago there were only 1,000 security officers in all of 32BJ now we are more than 20,000 standing strong and supporting each other across the 11 states and Washington DC. With... Read More »
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Our Work Is Not Done
Working people can make real and substantial change when we come out to vote and come out strong for politics. Read More »
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“All Politics Is Local” — Not Too Late to Get Involved
Recent victories have shown us the importance of winning local elections at the city and state level over and over again. Read More »
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Why the 2014 Elections Matter
Elections that don’t involve choosing the President can seem unimportant and irrelevant to daily life. But sometimes, like this year, elections for local politicians can be the most crucial ones. Read More »
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Making History in Pennsylvania
Gov. Tom Corbett will make history by becoming Pennsylvania's first sitting governor to lose his re-election race. His loss will be well deserved. Read More »
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Saying Goodbye
My experience with 32BJ SEIU has been incredible because of you: the members. Every day for the last several decades I have had the privilege to represent some of the bravest and most dignified... Read More »
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Pittsburgh Needs Immigration Reform
Thanks to the growing sectors of advanced manufacturing, energy, financial services, health and life sciences and information technology, Pittsburgh is in the middle of an economic rebound that may become the envy of cities... Read More »
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Giving Thanks and Support
From 32BJ President Héctor Figueroa As I think about all the things I am thankful for this year, you are at the top of my list. I am so thankful for all of the hard work... Read More »
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Support Veterans Today
Hundreds of janitors at Walter Reed National Navy Medical Center and other government buildings haven’t received their last paycheck for two weeks of work from contracting company Escab Enterprises and they don’t know when—or... Read More »
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From Your New Union President
I am incredibly honored and excited to greet you as the new president of 32BJ SEIU! Yesterday I stood with the new officers and Executive Board of our proud local as we were sworn... Read More »
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It’s been an honor
By Mike Fishman Today is my last day as President of 32BJ SEIU. Serving as your president for 12 years has been my greatest honor, and I thank you for the opportunity. We have... Read More »
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Will You Leave the Door Open for Your Children?
By Mike Fishman This week I was honored to represent 32BJ at the Democratic National Convention, and witnessed first-hand the stark differences between the two parties. Let me tell you — there’s a lot... Read More »