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

~ Yeny Nuñez, 32BJ Member, Connecticut

NY Residential

Welcome to 32BJ SEIU NY Residential

We are the 30,000 doormen, porters, and supers who maintain New York’s apartment buildings and help make the city home to millions of people. We are organizing nonunion workers now for greater strength for all of us.


We are powerful because people like you have stepped up to join the fight. We need your help leading contract campaigns, organizing non-union workers, and taking political action. If you’re interested in joining the fight and getting important union updates, fill out the contact information below:


Upper East Side Doorman, On Job for Last Half Century, Shows No Signs of Stopping
Manoel Teixeira has been greeting residents of 120 E. 90th. St. for as long as there has been a door here. Read More »
NYC Lets Luxury Building Owners Stiff Workers and Still Get a Tax Break
City regulators haven’t enforced a 2007 law that requires doormen, janitors and other service workers at taxpayer-subsidized apartment buildings to be paid wages comparable... Read More »


Our Opinion

Juan Is Free!
We are overjoyed to announce that after two weeks of detention, Juan Vivares is home with his family! Read More »
Residential Workers in the Bronx Need Our Support
Phipps Houses, the city’s largest non-profit affordable housing developer, has not fulfilled its moral obligations to support working class New Yorkers. Read More »
Member’s Husband Detained by ICE
We need you to join us in calling for Juan Vivares’ immediate release and for him to be permitted to remain in the country with his family. Read More »
Remembering Our Union Brother Miguel Gonzalez
Last week as a winter storm hit our region hard we tragically lost one of our residential brothers in New York City, Miguel Gonzalez, who died in an accident while shoveling snow at his building on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Read More »