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Higher Education

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Higher Education

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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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Contract Negotiations Open for 12,000 Building Cleaners in Massachusetts and Rhode Island

BOSTON — At 2 PM yesterday, fifteen cleaning contractors in sports coats and business suits walked into a downtown Boston union hall where over 100 janitors were already seated in rows, almost all of them dressed in purple union t-shirts. For years, the sharp sartorial contrast has typified the opening session of union contract negotiations

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Service Workers Union Announces Municipal Election Endorsements for Boston, Brockton, Lawrence and Worcester

BOSTON– New England District 615 of the service workers union 32BJ SEIU today announces its list of endorsed candidates in the preliminary elections in Boston, Brockton, Lawrence and Worcester. Boston City Council preliminary election, September 12, 2023: Ruthzee Louijeune                                       At-Large Julia Mejia                                                     At-Large Erin Murphy                                                 At-Large Henry Santana                                             At-Large Gabriela Coletta                                           District 1 Ed Flynn                                                        

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Massachusetts Law Permitting Residents to Apply for a Driver’s License regardless of Immigration Status Becomes Effective Today

BOSTON —Today marks the effective date of the Work and Family Mobility Act (WFMA), a law that allows immigrants without authorized status to apply for a standard Massachusetts driver’s license using specific proofs of identity and of Massachusetts residency. Detailed information on the process and online registration for appointments are available through the Registry of

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Boston U. Workers Settle Contract with Highest Raises to Date

Boston, MA–On Thursday, November 10, Boston University’s over 700 custodians, carpenters, and other tradespeople represented by 32BJ SEIU voted overwhelmingly to ratify a 4-year agreement with raises of 14 percent over the life of the contract, plus a service recognition stipend of $1,000, which BU will pay all the workers in December.   These raises are the

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Building Service Workers’ Union Celebrates Strong Rhode Island Wins in Election 2022

PROVIDENCE, RI —Though a few exceedingly close races remain to be called, the janitors, security officers and other building service workers of Local 32BJ of the Service Employees International Union today began celebrating a resounding streak of victories in Rhode Island this hotly contested midterm. The following statement may be credited to Dan Nicolai, the

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MASSACHUSETTS VOTES “YES” ON QUESTION 4, SECURING SAFER ROADS AND IMMIGRANT MOBILITY FOR THE COMMONWEALTH

BOSTON, MA  — Official results today affirm that the Commonwealth of Massachusetts voted “yes” on Ballot Question 4, keeping the Work and Family Mobility Act in place and allowing all qualified residents, regardless of immigration status, to pass a road test, buy insurance, obtain a license, and legally drive in Massachusetts.   “The passage of

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Building Service Workers’ Union Endorses Governor McKee for Re-Election

UNIONDALE, New York—Local 32BJ of the Service Employees International Union announces its endorsement of Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee for re-election. The union represents hundreds of janitors, security officers and other members who live and/or work in Rhode Island. “As we draw close to election day, members have stood up to say that Dan McKee is

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CONGRESSWOMAN AYANNA PRESSLEY JOINS SUPPORTERS FOR THE ‘YES ON 4’ FOR SAFER ROADS CAMPAIGN AND KICKS OFF CANVASS IN ROXBURY

BOSTON — Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley greeted volunteers for the ‘Yes On 4’ for Safer Roads campaign and kicked off a canvass outside the Kroc Center in Roxbury today. A longtime advocate for the Work and Family Mobility Act, Pressley joins a broad coalition of law enforcement, labor unions, immigrant rights organizations, transportation and public health

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32BJ SEIU Announces Mass. Endorsements in General Election

BOSTON—Following a member-led vetting process, 32BJ SEIU is endorsing 17 candidates for political office for the general election on November 8. The candidates have demonstrated their commitment to working families and racial and economic justice, including committing to upholding the Work and Family Mobility Act, which was passed earlier this year and will ensure that

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