I think every shop steward should be training someone else and that person can be training someone else too.

~ Maurice Thomas, 32BJ Member, DC/VA/MD


Commercial workers rally in Delaware
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This is our largest division with 60,000 members working as office building cleaners throughout 32BJ’s geographic reach. By standing united unionwide, in 2011 we won new contracts that protect pay and benefits for four years for all of 32BJ’s commercial members.


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Protestors Claim UPMC Fired Workers in ‘Retaliation’
About a hundred protestors gathered outside of UPMC Shadyside this morning — at times blocking traffic along Centre Avenue — to call attention to... Read More »
Cambridge Janitors Protest Layoffs at Sanofi/Genzyme
Janitors working at the Sanofi/Genzyme facility in Kendall Square demonstrated Thursday, Jan. 16, demanding job security as the pharmaceutical giant looks to hire a... Read More »

Our Opinion

New Legislation Would Prevent Displacing Workers
SEIU Local 615 kicked-off its Advocacy Day on January 30, 2013 at the State House in the morning and finished the day demonstrating at New Balance offices in Lawrence, protesting the displacement of over a dozen janitors who lost their jobs due to no fault of their own on January 31st, when New Balance... Read More »
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 and solidarity of every 32BJ member that makes our union strong. Together, we’ve raised our voices and will continue to... Read More »
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 if— they’ll get their pay. These janitors make sure that veterans have safe and sanitary rooms at the Walter Reed... Read More »
Residential vs. Commercial at the Hudson Valley BBQ
The Hudson Valley District celebrated a great year with a fun-filled member barbecue at Ridge Road Park on September 29th. More than 150 members and their families turned out despite bad weather. Members played soccer and basketball, and in our first annual Commercial vs. Residential softball game, the Commercial team won easily by 24-7.... Read More »