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8/01/2021 – 8/31/2024

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3/01/2022 – 2/28/2025

Higher Education

3/01/2022 – 2/28/2025

Higher Education

1/01/2021 – 12/31/2024

Higher Education

3/01/2022 – 2/28/2025

Higher Education

1/01/2024 – 12/31/2027

**STRIKE AVERTED** Tentative New Union Contract Reached for 20,000 NYC Commercial Cleaners

New York, NY — Just after midnight this morning (12:50 AM), a bargaining committee composed of 32BJ SEIU members who clean New York City commercial building offices, transportation hubs and universities and union officers reached a tentative agreement with the Realty Advisory Board on Labor Relations. Pending ratification votes in the coming weeks, the new […]

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‘Tension is Building’ in Contract Negotiations For 20K NYC Cleaners as Dec. 31 Deadline Looms

Core issues unresolved after two bargaining sessions following strike authorization vote. Five days until possible industry strike. New York, NY – Tension is building in negotiations between the 32BJ SEIU bargaining committee representing 20,000 essential NYC cleaners and the Realty Advisory Board on Labor Relations (RAB) after the RAB reiterated proposals calling for attacks on

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Potential Strike Authorized For 20,000 NYC Commercial Cleaners

Potential Strike Authorized For 20,000 NYC Commercial Cleaners 10,000 essential workers rallied with U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, Attorney General Letitia James, Mayor Eric Adams, NYC Comptroller Brad Lander, NYC Central Labor Council, UAW Region 9A, and others  32BJ bargaining committee now authorized to call industry-wide strike if negotiations fail to secure strong contract

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32BJ SEIU and Real Estate Industry Remain Far Apart in Contract Negotiations, Union Plans Strike Preparations

New York, NY – Yesterday, December 12, was the fourth bargaining session between the 32BJ SEIU bargaining committee representing NYC 20,000 commercial building workers and the Realty Advisory Board on Labor Relations Inc. (RAB) in negotiations for a new union contract. Less than three weeks before the contract expires on December 31, RAB proposals that

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NYC Commercial Cleaners Host NYC Council Speaker Adrienne Adams, Strategize After Proposed Attacks on Livelihoods

New York, NY – Yesterday, November 30, NYC Council Speaker Adrienne Adams expressed her support for NYC commercial cleaners’ fight for a fair contract with the Realty Advisory Board on Labor Relations Inc. (RAB). This comes two days after the RAB proposed changes to the collective bargaining agreement that would cut take-home pay and benefits

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‘Insulting’: Real Estate Industry Attacks NYC Cleaners’ Healthcare, Proposes Creation of Permanent Second Class, Two Tier Workforce

New York, NY – Today, November 28, the Realty Advisory Board on Labor Relations Inc. (RAB) formally proposed ‘insulting’ changes to the union contract impacting 20,000 NYC essential commercial cleaners who have sacrificed their health and livelihoods during the pandemic and been instrumental to the city’s economic recovery. The RAB proposes to cut take-home pay

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SUNERGOS BARISTAS ANNOUNCE THEY ARE “READY TO STRIKE” OVER COFFEE CHAIN’S REFUSAL TO BARGAIN IN GOOD FAITH

WHO: Sunergos Workers, Customers, Greater Louisville Central Labor Council, Kentucky AFL-CIO, other unions and allies. WHAT: Press Conference & Rally WHEN: Monday, November 20 at 1:00 PM WHERE: SEIU NFCO 32BJ, 4100 Churchman Ave, Louisville, KY 40215   (Louisville-KY) Recently unionized baristas at Sunergos Coffee, will join labor allies and customers at a rally to

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As Wednesday Midnight Strike Deadline Nears, Janitors Will Rally Tuesday in Kendall Square

Negotiations continue on contract covering 12,000 janitors at 1,500 properties from Merrimack Valley to Rhode Island, including 90 percent of commercial buildings in Greater Boston   Four janitors file charges with federal government against employers for intimidation and interference   Media may download a full set of photos and videos from Friday’s building-rallies here    

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1,600 Rally As Negotiations Launch for Labor Agreement Covering 20,000 NYC Essential Cleaners

New York, NY – Today, November 9, over 1,600 NYC commercial cleaners, porters and handypersons rallied in midtown Manhattan (6th Ave & 38th St.) and downtown Manhattan’s Zuccotti Park, hours after the launch of key negotiations for a fair new labor contract covering 20,000 NYC workers and 1,300 buildings.   Workers are negotiating for wage

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Building Service Workers’ Union 32BJ SEIU Affirms Slate of Connecticut Endorsements

HARTFORD —  The following statement may be attributed to Rochelle Palache, Vice President of 32BJ SEIU and head of the union in Connecticut.   “As a union representing a majority Black, brown and immigrant workforce of over 4,300 janitors, security officers and other building service employees across Connecticut, we are proud today to affirm all

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