We have to work together so we’re able to keep the things we have, like our health care and other benefits.

~ Jay Etheridge, 32BJ Member, New York


Welcome to 32BJ SEIU Security

Ten years ago, 32BJ represented 1,000 private security officers: Today we’re 15,000 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...


Recent Campaigns Helping Pittsburgh Unions Find Their Footing
Pittsburgh’s union past has become the foundation of future unionization. Read More »
Harbor East Security Guards Protest
Purple-shirted employees of the security firm charged with guarding Harbor East filled the neighborhood with their cries Thursday, calling for union recognition as they... Read More »


Our Opinion

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 »
Security Officers Ratify New Five-Year Contract!
One day before the June 30, 2013 master security contract expiration, SEIU New England District 615 security officers ratified their second five-year contract agreement, which includes increased hourly rates to $16.60 by 2018, more sick days and a freeze on health insurance costs. Read More »