2015

32BJ Endorses Vincent Gentile for Congress and Diana Richardson for State Assembly

New York –32BJ SEIU members today announced their endorsement of Vincent Gentile for Congress representing Staten Island and Brooklyn in the 11th District. 32BJ members voted overwhelmingly to endorse Gentile for the Congressional seat in the special election in May. “Vincent Gentile has fought tirelessly for the community and working men and women in the …

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Hartford and New Haven Janitors Reach Tentative Contract Agreement

FOR MORE INFORMATION:  Frank Soults, 860-471-5692, fsoults@seiu32bj.org Deal includes fair wage increase & protects health benefits for 2,100 janitors HARTFORD, Conn. — Just one day before a potential strike, a bargaining committee representing over 2,100 janitors in Hartford, New Haven and other Connecticut towns reached a tentative agreement with the Hartford County Cleaning Contractors Association.  The …

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Delaware Commercial Office Cleaners Reach Tentative Agreement with Employers

WILMINGTON, DE – The holidays came a few days early for nearly 600 commercial office cleaners who struck a deal with cleaning contractors which provides fair wage increases, maintains benefits at their current level, improves vacation time and days off. “A wage increase is the best Christmas present we could have. We work hard. All …

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Hudson Valley and Fairfield County Janitors Reach Tentative Contract Agreement

Deal includes fair wage increase & protects health benefits for 3,500 janitors STAMFORD, Conn. — Just two weeks before a potential strike, a 32BJ bargaining committee representing over 3,500 janitors reached a tentative agreement with the Hudson Valley/Fairfield County Contractors Association. The four-year contract—subject to ratification – includes strong wage increases and protects health benefits …

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7,000 NJ Janitors Ratify New Contract

4-year deal includes strong wage increases & maintains benefits Newark—7,000 32BJ SEIU New Jersey office cleaners and school custodians now have a new contract. The commercial workers overwhelmingly approved the 4 year deal just days after a tentative agreement was reached with the New Jersey Contractors Association. The new contract includes strong wage increases, maintains …

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Fired Mall Cleaners Hold Candlelight Vigil at Shops at Sunset Place During Busiest Shopping Week of the Year

(South Miami, FL)  With the holiday season in full swing, community groups and faith leaders will stand with the fired cleaners of the Shops at Sunset Place at a vigil to demand that they be given their jobs back. Many of the cleaners, all immigrant and mostly women and mothers, worked at the mall for almost …

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NYC Office Cleaners Reach a Tentative Agreement with Employers

New Contract with Living Wage Makes Holidays Bright for 23,000 Janitors NEW YORK – With expiration looming, the 32BJ SEIU New York bargaining committee has secured a tentative, four-year agreement with the Realty Advisory Board (RAB) covering 23,000 New York City office cleaners. The deal, subject to ratification by the members and the employer association, …

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NJ Strike Averted: 32BJ SEIU Reaches Tentative Agreement with Cleaning Contractors

Deal includes wage increases & protects health benefits for thousands of janitors Newark, NJ — Just 24 hours after thousands of 32BJ SEIU janitors voted to authorize a strike, the bargaining committee reached a tentative agreement with the New Jersey Contractors Association. The 4 year contract—subject to ratification – includes strong wage increases and protects …

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23,000 NYC Janitors Could Walk Off Job

Commercial Cleaners’ Contract Expires December 31. They Will Strike if Negotiations Fail.   For More Information: Rachel Cohen, (917) 370-8464 rcohen@seiu32bj.org; Amity Paye, (617) 504-4492 apaye@seiu32bj.org NEW YORK-With the contract deadline fast-approaching, commercial cleaners—members of 32BJ SEIU—today voted to strike if no agreement is reached by the December 31st contract expiration. “We are not going to accept anything less than a …

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NJ Janitors Vote to Strike If No Deal Is Reached

THOUSANDS MARCH TO DEMAND A FAIR CONTRACT For More Information: Desirée Taylor, 917-808-6857 dtaylor@seiu32bj.org NEWARK—With no deal on the table yet, janitors have voted to authorize a strike if an agreement isn’t reached soon.  And the clock is ticking–contracts for 7,000 32BJ office cleaners and school janitors expire on December 31st.  On Wednesday, thousands of workers and supporters took to the …

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