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


Welcome to 32BJ SEIU Security

Ten years ago, 32BJ represented 1,000 private security officers: Today we’re 20,000 strong – and growing. With 32BJ, we are raising industry standards and we are winning respect on the job. We’ve just won new contracts and helped thousands of security officers to join our ranks in Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.

Raising Standards for Baltimore Security
Private security officers in Baltimore are launching a new campaign to improve standards for...
Securing Our Future in Philadelphia
Private security officers in Philadelphia are taking a stand for good jobs and the...
New Jersey Security Advance
32BJ now represents about 500 private security officers in New Jersey: We’re organizing to...


Baltimore Security Workers Fight for Higher Wages, Increased Benefits
Security workers are fighting for higher wages and increased benefits from two major security contractors operating in Baltimore City, after organizing under a property... Read More »
Recent Campaigns Helping Pittsburgh Unions Find Their Footing
Pittsburgh’s union past has become the foundation of future unionization. Read More »


Our Opinion

Turning a Dream into Reality for Baltimore Security Officers
As we celebrate Martin Ling King Jr.'s birthday, our struggles today are a painful reminder that we haven’t yet achieved his Dream. No one can survive on a security officer’s wage of as little as $9 an hour without meaningful benefits. We all deserve jobs that allow us to support our families and our... Read More »
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 more than 200 security officers gathered in one place last month, the importance of leadership also rang clear. Read More »
Security Officers Stand with Low Wage Workers
On September 20, more than 200 SEIU 32BJ security officers gathered for one of the largest Security Leaders Meetings ever. Members heard updates on healthcare initiatives and family health benefits. We were all blown away by the stories we heard from low wage workers fighting for justice around the city. Read More »
Negotiations Begin for Baltimore Security Officers
Negotiations are just starting between 32BJ SEIU and major security contractors for a first-ever union contract covering 500 private security officers who protect Baltimore residents,businesses, universities, hospitals, public institutions, and the Ravens and Orioles Stadiums. They are united in an effort to help raise standards in the security industry and for them men and... Read More »