The union is only as strong as we are. If we don’t get up and fight things stay the same with the 99% and the 1%.

~ Kim Squirrel, 32BJ Member, Western Pennsylvania


Welcome to 32BJ SEIU Residential

More than 30,000 of 32BJ members are doormen, building maintenance workers, and superintendents working to make apartment buildings clean, safe, and welcoming to the people who call them home. While we’re concentrated in New York City, we also work in New York’s Hudson Valley, northern New Jersey, and Washington, D.C.


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:


Exhibit Charts Luxury Building Workers’ Struggle to Join Union
Working for subpar wages and limited benefits in luxury buildings whose units often sell for over $1 million, a group of service workers... Read More »
Astoria Cove Site Developer Comes to Labor Union Agreement for Project’s Construction
The developers asking city permission to build a controversial 1,700-unit luxury development on the Queens waterfront have come to an agreement to use union... Read More »

Our Opinion

Tentative Deal Reached!
All Hudson Valley residential workers should come to the Ratification Vote on Wednesday, October 8 at 5:30 pm at Pace University. Read More »
Good Jobs in Astoria Cove
We've launched a campaign with our brothers and sisters in the construction trades about a massive luxury tower that an irresponsible developer wants to building in Astoria, Queens. Read More »
It’s Time to March on Sept. 23!
The contract for Hudson Valley residential workers expires soon and we need YOU to get involved to win a good contract. Read More »
Tentative Agreement Reached!
Today we are proud to say we have made it a little easier for our 30,000 members – skilled, hard-working people living in communities across the city and taking care of millions of New Yorkers – to make this great city our home.

After weeks of negotiation, we have come to a residential contract... Read More »