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Harvard custodians Ratify Strong Contract in Time for the Holidays

Following a Tough Fight, Over 700 custodians at Harvard Ratify Strong Contract with 15.25% Raises in Time for the Holidays The 4-year agreement is 32BJ SEIU’s first new contract at Harvard Since the pandemic began ### Cambridge, MA—On Friday, December 17–in a major victory for the essential workers who keep the richest University in the world running …

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Following a Tough Fight, Over 700 custodians at Harvard Ratify Strong Contract with 15.25% Raises in Time for the Holidays

Cambridge, MA—On Friday, December 17–in a major victory for the essential workers who keep the richest University in the world running each and every day–Harvard custodians voted overwhelmingly to ratify their first new contract with the University since the COVID-19 pandemic began.   The strong four-year agreement—which Harvard and the bargaining committee tentatively settled on …

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32BJ SEIU Congratulates Lydia Edwards on Historic Victory for State Senate

32BJ SEIU Congratulates Lydia Edwards on Historic Victory for State Senate Edwards will represent a district encompassing thousands of the union’s primarily Black, brown, and immigrant membership   The following Statement is attributable to Roxana Rivera, Executive Vice President of 32BJ SEIU:   On behalf of the airport workers, cleaners, and security officers of 32BJ …

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32BJ SEIU Throws Support Behind Lydia Edwards for State Senate

32BJ SEIU Throws Support Behind Lydia Edwards for State Senate Following a Silent March w/Edwards at Logan, EVP Roxana Rivera Announced the Union’s Endorsement   ~The Boston City Councilor has a long track record of fighting alongside working families~   Boston, MA—On Tuesday, November 16—following an early morning silent march for better wages at Logan …

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Essential Airport Workers, Councilor Edwards Kicked out of Logan Airport For Exercising Their Free Speech Rights

Essential Airport Workers, Councilor Edwards Kicked out of Logan Airport For Exercising Their Free Speech Rights Workers & the Councilor Marched Silently Across Terminal A Carrying Empty Platters, Wearing Signs that Read “We Need More than Thanks. Give Us Raises!”   ~Ahead of Massport’s Board Meeting Thursday & Thanksgiving travel, Boston Airport Workers Pushed Fight …

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32BJ SEIU Announces Endorsement of Michelle Wu in Boston Mayoral Race

32BJ SEIU Announces Endorsement of Michelle Wu in Boston Mayoral Race Union applauds Wu’s record of standing with working families, Commitment to a more equitable Boston Boston, MA—This Thursday, 32BJ SEIU, the largest property service’s union in Massachusetts and nationwide, is announcing its endorsement of City Councilor Michelle Wu in the Boston Mayoral race. If …

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32BJ Applauds Endorsed Candidates for Victories In Historic Boston Primaries

The following statement is attributable to Roxana Rivera, Vice President of 32BJ SEIU, the largest property service workers’ union in the country: We applaud our endorsed candidates in yesterday’s primaries for running strong, worker-centered campaigns. Congratulations to Boston City Council candidates Julia Mejia, Ruthzee Louijeune, David Halbert, Carla Monteiro, Tania Fernandes Anderson, and Kendra Hicks …

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Union of Essential Workers Announces Endorsements for Boston City Council

Union of Essential Workers Announces Endorsements for Boston City Council BOSTON– Members of building service employees union 32BJ SEIU are proud to announce their endorsements today of the following candidates for Boston City Council: At- Large Candidates David Halbert Ruthzee Louijeune Julia Mejia Carla B. Monteiro District Candidates District 1:             Lydia Edwards District 2:             …

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Press Conference Shows Growing Support for Driver’s License Bill before Committee Hearing

WED @ 1:  Press Conference Shows Growing Support for Driver’s License Bill before Committee Hearing Coalition unveils new law enforcement support at press conference; affected immigrants gather at State House   WHO: Speakers include: Members of Cosecha Massachusetts; TPS and DACA recipients; 32BJ SEIU Vice President Roxana Rivera; Executive Director of the Brazilian Workers Center …

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32BJ SEIU & the Maintenance Contractors of New England Sign Contract Extension during Justice for Janitors Week

32BJ SEIU & the Maintenance Contractors of New England Sign Contract Extension during Justice for Janitors Week Essential Workers & their Employers Reach Hopeful Milestone As Mass. State of Emergency Expires *Interviews with members and leadership available upon request* Boston, MA.–On Wednesday—a day after Massachusetts’ state of emergency officially expired and weeks after Governor Baker …

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