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Contracted Airport Workers Turn the Table on Airport Authority at Job Fair: “Why Don’t We Get the Same Benefits as You?”

Arlington, VA –At the Dulles Airport Job Fair on Wednesday, contracted airport workers wearing shirts that read “Jobs with no benefits, are you sick?” peppered Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority reps with questions about why they don’t receive the same benefits as MWAA employees. As National Airport ranks #3 among U.S. airports and #8 worldwide with …

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Nation’s Largest Property Services Workers Union Celebrates Victories in Maryland for Brown, Lierman, Ferguson, Jones and Waldstreicher

Baltimore, MD –32BJ SEIU is celebrating electoral victories for Anthony Brown, Brooke Lierman, Bill Ferguson, Adrienne Jones and Jeff Waldstreicher, citing their support for paid family leave policy, protecting workers from unscrupulous employers and last year’s passage of the Secure Maryland Wage Act that improves jobs at BWI Marshall Airport. “We look forward to helping …

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Nation’s Largest Property Services Workers Union Endorses Prince George’s County Council Candidates

Washington, D.C. –32BJ SEIU today announced their endorsement of Calvin Hawkins, Tom Dernoga, Ed Burroughs, Victor Ramirez, Eric Olson, Jolene Ivey, Rodney Colvin Streeter, Walakewon “Wala” Blegay and Mel Franklin for Prince George’s County Council, on behalf of over 175,000 janitors, security officers and airport workers, including over 10,000 in Maryland.   32BJ’s essential workers cited …

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DC SECURITY OFFICERS RATIFY NEW FOUR-YEAR CONTRACT WITH HIGHEST WAGE INCREASES SINCE JOINING THE UNION

Washington, D.C. – 32BJ SEIU security officers, who protect the overwhelming majority of D.C. commercial office buildings, have ratified a new agreement with the city’s largest security contractors, covering around 2,000 officers. Hourly wages will increase by $4 over the four-year contract, their highest since joining 32BJ SEIU in 2008. Officers will earn at least $23.29 by …

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Union of Janitors, Security officers and Airport Service Workers Endorse Ward 3 Candidate, Matt Frumin

Washington, D.C. –32BJ SEIU today announced their endorsement of D.C. Ward 3 candidate, Matt Frumin on behalf of the nation’s largest property services workers union, which includes over 21,000 contracted airport service workers, janitors and security officers in the D.C. area. “Matt Frumin will make it a top priority to ensure low-wage workers benefit from …

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Union of Janitors, Security officers and Airport Service Workers Endorse Bruce Spiva for Attorney General

Washington, D.C. –32BJ SEIU today announced their endorsement of Bruce Spiva for Attorney General on behalf of the nation’s largest property services workers union, which includes over 21,000 contracted airport service workers, janitors and security officers in the D.C. area.     “Bruce Spiva will prioritize helping working-class families better afford the high cost of living in …

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Regional Lawmakers Join Thousands to Thank Essential Janitors and Security Officers on the Frontlines of COVID-19 on Building Service Worker Appreciation Day

Washington, D.C. – On Building Service Worker Appreciation Day, D.C. At-Large Councilmember Elissa Silverman, Virginia Delegates Dan Helmer, Hala Ayala and Paul Krizek, Montgomery County Council member Hans Riemer and Maryland Delegates David Moon and Vaughn Stewart are joining thousands of supporters up and down the East Coast to show their gratitude for over 175,000 frontline janitors, …

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Nation’s Largest Property Services, Healthcare and Education Workers Unions Endorse Brooke Lierman for Maryland Comptroller

Baltimore, MD – SEIU Local 500, 32BJ SEIU and 1199SEIU announced their endorsement of Brooke Lierman for Maryland Comptroller today on behalf of over 40,000 education support staff, property services and healthcare workers in Maryland. “As a public school mom, Brooke knows firsthand how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted students and the educators who serve them, …

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Nation’s Largest Property Services Workers and Health Care Workers Unions, 32BJ SEIU and 1199SEIU Endorse Anthony Brown for Maryland Attorney General

Baltimore, MD –32BJ SEIU and 1199SEIU, which collectively represent over 30,000 property services workers and health care workers in Maryland, announced their endorsement of Anthony Brown’s campaign for Maryland Attorney General today. Union volunteers will knock on doors, make phone calls and speak out within their communities in support of Brown’s campaign.   “I’m honored …

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32BJ SEIU & SEIU Local 500 Endorse Tom Perez for MD Governor

SEIU’s Property Services Workers and Educators Endorse Tom Perez for Governor, Committing Direct Mail and Large Voter Turnout Effort in Maryland Silver Spring, MD –32BJ SEIU and SEIU Local 500 today announced their endorsement of Tom Perez’s campaign for Maryland Governor on behalf of their diverse membership of essential property services workers and educators. The …

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