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Crosspoint Towers Janitors To Strike

Lowell, MA—Longtime cleaners of Crosspoint Towers, Lowell’s premier office building, will  go on strike Tuesday morning to protest unfair labor practices committed by the building’s cleaning contractor Emerald Green Cleaning. The National Labor Relations Board is currently investigating Emerald Green Cleaning for discriminatory refusing to hire all but a handful of cleaners because of their …

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Logan Airport Workers on Strike

Boston, MA— Nearly 100 non-union contracted airplane cleaners and baggage went on strike Wednesday to protest unfair labor practices committed by their employers, ReadyJet Inc. and G2 Secure staff. These contractors provide services for JetBlue, US Airways, Delta and other airlines. Both companies are currently under federal investigation for violation of workers’ rights. “Workers, any workers, but specially …

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Nearly 100 Logan Airport Workers to Go on Strike

Boston, MA— Nearly 100 non-union contracted airplane cleaners and baggage handlers will go on strike to protest unfair labor practices committed by their employers, ReadyJet Inc. and G2 Secure staff. These contractors provide services for JetBlue, US Airways, Delta and other airlines. Both companies are currently under federal investigation for violating workers’ rights. Worker Intimidation. ReadyJet managers …

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BC Workers Ratify New Contract with University

BOSTON, MA – Last night, Boston College property workers voted overwhelmingly in favor of a contract that would provide 5% raises over two years and maintain affordable health care benefits for property service workers. The contract covers nearly 300 custodians, groundskeepers and skilled trades workers who maintain and repair buildings throughout the BC campus. “This agreement honors the …

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32BJ SEIU Endorses Joe Ruggerio for State Representative 

“Our members are pleased to announce 32BJ SEIU’s endorsement of Joe Ruggerio for State Representative in the 1st Suffolk District,” said Roxana Rivera, Director of 32BJ SEIU District 615, which represents more than 18,000 property service workers in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. “Joe Ruggerio is committed to making sure our government works for …

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Logan Airport Workers to Protest Firing of Pro-Union Cleaner

Boston- Dozens of airport workers and community supporters will protest the firing of a pro-union airport cleaner at Logan Airport’s Chapel on Thursday at 8:00a.m. demanding that JetBlue’s cleaning contractor stop retaliatory firings of a pro-union airport cleaners. Last December, Logan Airport workers held a protest to demand that JetBlue, Delta and US Airways hold ReadyJet, …

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