2018

32BJ Congratulates Progressive Candidates on Victories in Connecticut

32BJ of the SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION For immediate Release, Wednesday, November 7, 2018 32BJ Congratulates Progressive Candidates on Victories in Connecticut HARTFORD, Conn.— 32BJ SEIU members in Connecticut proudly celebrated the election of the vast majority of their endorsed candidates in Tuesday’s election, starting with the historic win of Jahana Hayes in the 5th Congressional District and …

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BREAKING NEWS: TOMORROW’s JFK STRIKE BY SECURITY OFFICERS CALLED OFF

32BJ of the SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 Security officers who work for Global Elite doing aircraft and ramp search and checkpoint monitoring duties at the John F. Kennedy International Airport have decided to call off a strike set to begin at 4 p.m. tomorrow. The workers are celebrating …

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General Election Endorsements from 32BJ SEIU Connecticut

32BJ of the SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, October 25, 2018 FOR MORE INFORMATION: Frank Soults, 860-471-5692 General Election Endorsements from 32BJ SEIU Connecticut HARTFORD, Conn. — 32BJ SEIU Connecticut has formally endorsed the following candidates in the 2018 General Election. With 4,500 members who work as janitors and security officers in …

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People with TPS and Allies Call Out Dan Donovan for Not Acting to Keep Families Here

WHAT: Rally to denounce Rep. Dan Donovan for not acting to support legislative solution to keep people with Temporary Protected Status in the US WHO: TPS recipients from Nepal, Honduras and other countries; members and representatives from unions, including 32BJ SEIU, 1199SEIU, NYSNA; from community and immigrant advocacy organizations, including Make the Road Action, New …

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Judge Kavanaugh’s confirmation is a slap in the face to all women and a threat to all working families

The following statement can be attributed to Héctor Figueroa, President of 32BJ SEIU. “Judge Kavanaugh’s confirmation is a slap in the face to all women and a threat to all working families. While Brett Kavanaugh lied repeatedly to the American people, he has been consistent about one thing: loudly and strongly standing up for corporations …

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Strike Averted as Tentative Contract Agreement Reached for Residential Building Workers in the Hudson Valley

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — A tentative labor agreement was reached this evening between the Building & Realty Institute of Westchester & the Mid-Hudson Valley (BRI) and 32BJ SEIU, the union representing 1,400 residential building workers — superintendents, porters, handy-people and others —across Westchester and Rockland counties. The agreement averts a strike that could have taken …

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32BJ Members and Allies Protest Cleaners Kicked to the Curb by Unfair Contractor

New York – Scores of 32BJ members, accompanied by elected officials and community members, rallied to support a crew of ten cleaners at a midtown commercial building who in two days are losing the health insurance they have had for years, even decades, after having their good wages and benefits cut by an unfair contractor. …

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Historic Victory, NY/NJ Airport Workers Win Highest Minimum Wage In The Country

JERSEY CITY, NJ—Jubilant New York and New Jersey airport workers celebrated today an important landmark in their fight for dignity and economic justice at JFK, LaGuardia and Newark airports as the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s Board of Commissioners approved a proposal to raise wages to $19 by 2023 for the 40,000 …

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