2016

Airport Workers in Florida and Nationwide Risk Arrest on MLK Day

(MIAMI)— In commemoration of Martin Luther King Day, low-wage airport service workers from South Florida, DC, and NYC will join with workers and allies in 10 major cities— including Boston, Chicago, New York City, Newark, Philadelphia, Miami, Washington, DC, Seattle, and Portland— in a large-scale national civil disobedience action. The workers are protesting the gross injustices …

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DC Paid Family Leave Coalition Applauds DC Council Passage of Paid Family and Medical Leave, Calls on Mayor to Sign Bill

Washington, DC—Today the DC Council passed the Universal Paid Leave Amendment Act 9 to 4, giving DC workers eight weeks of parental leave, six weeks of family leave and two weeks of medical leave. The DC Paid Family Leave Coalition and small business owners have been urging the Council and the Mayor to act on …

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8,000 Airport Workers in New York and New Jersey to Announce Result of Contract Negotiations

What: Press call to announce results of airport workers’ contract negotiations When: December 13, 6pm EST Where:  Via phone. Register for the press call: http://myaccount.maestroconference.com/conference/register/2EBOXO4BDPLQ6 Who: Airport workers will be joined by elected officials and union officials. Why: After 4 years of fighting for higher wages, union rights and respect on the job, subcontracted airport …

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32BJ SEIU Endorses Phil Murphy for Governor of New Jersey

Newark—32BJ SEIU, the largest property services union in the country, is supporting Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy.  32BJ SEIU Vice President and New Jersey State Director Kevin Brown made the announcement today on behalf of the union’s nearly 12,000 New Jersey members. “Phil Murphy understands that good jobs build strong communities and the economy.  His …

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City Council Will Introduce Package of Bills to Win a Fair Work Week and Better Jobs for Fast Food, Other NYC Workers

**Council Members and workers will have press availability at City Hall Steps TOMORROW, Tuesday, December 6th at 10am.** NEW YORK— The New York City Council on Tuesday will introduce a package of laws that would improve jobs in the fast food industry and other retail jobs, providing more regular schedules and access to more hours …

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Airport, Fast Food, Home Care, and Child Care Workers to Join Thousands in Streets to Show They Won’t Back Down Following Election Defined by Frustration with Rigged Economy

WHAT: Fight for $15 Nationwide Day of Disruption: Fort Lauderdale Airport workers join fast food, home care, health care and other underpaid workers take part in a massive Fight for $15 Nationwide Day of Disruption; hold largest mannequin challenge ever at FLL to illustrate workers’ issues.   WHO: Airport workers, striking fast food workers, home care, health …

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Airport Workers, Fast Food Workers March on Newark Airport in the Fight for $15

NEW YORK- Thousands gathered from New York and New Jersey and headed to Newark Liberty International Airport this afternoon to demand $15 and a union for Newark Airport workers. Led by airport workers and fast food workers, community members and elected officials marched through the halls of Newark Liberty International Airport, eventually holding a sit-in …

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32BJ Statement on Gov. Cuomo’s Insufficient Airport Safety Plan

Governor Cuomo’s new emergency preparedness training for airport workers recognizes that all airport workers have an important role to play during safety emergencies. However, while long overdue, the proposed training does not go nearly far enough and risks providing the public with a false sense of security. The plan, as currently proposed, insufficiently treats only one symptom …

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