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

Guards in Philadelphia Win Security of New Union

Posted 12/13/12 | Filed in Division:

About 2,500 Philadelphia security guards will get a present in the new year: recognition of their new union.

Negotiations started in July between private security contractors and the guards who work throughout the city –  everywhere from universities to office buildings to hospitals to the Lincoln Financial Field home of the Eagles.

The guards now will get what many workers take for granted, says Service Employees International Union head Wayne MacManiman.

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