Mid-Atlantic District

Philadelphia, Delaware

CLEANERS AND BUILDING SERVICE WORKERS UNANIMOUSLY VOTE TO RATIFY CONTRACT

PHILADELPHIA –On Saturday, 32BJ SEIU cleaners and building service workers voted to ratify a four-year contract covers nearly 3,000 workers who clean and maintain 120 commercial buildings in Philadelphia.   The contract contains strong wage gains, maintains employer-paid health insurance, an increase in pension contributions and language improvements including provisions that help keep employees safe in …

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Thousands of Janitors will take to the Streets to Rally for a Fair Contract

Massive Crowd Marches to Rittenhouse Square to Demand their Share of Center City’s Prosperity Philadelphia – Joined by Mayor Jim Kenney, more than a thousand members of the property service workers union, 32BJ SEIU will fill the streets of Philadelphia on Thursday at 12:00pm to demand that cleaners and other building service workers are able to care for their …

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32BJ SEIU Announces Endorsement of Judy Moore for City Council

Philadelphia-32BJ SEIU—the union representing the city’s commercial office cleaners, security officers, blue collar school district employees and airport workers—today announced their endorsement of Judy Moore for the city’s 10th Council District. Moore seeks to unseat four-term Republican Councilman Brian O’Neill. “We support Judy Moore because she will be a vocal advocate for strong public schools and …

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32BJ SEIU AND A GROWING LIST OF LABOR UNIONS ENDORSE KENDRA BROOKS AND PASTOR NICOLAS O’ROURKE FOR PHILADELPHIA CITY COUNCIL

Pennsylvania Working Families Party candidates seek to end Republican control of minority seats and  build a more representative City Council   PHILADELPHIA — The Working Families Party is proud to announce endorsements from key labor allies such as SEIU 32BJ, SEIU-HCPA, AFSCME District 1199C, PASNAP, BMWED-IBT, and UNITE HERE Philadelphia for Philadelphia City Council At-Large …

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Philadelphia Becomes the First City in the Nation to Pass Industrywide ‘Just Cause’ Legislation

Parking Workers Score Historic Victory to Transform a Low-Wage Industry Philadelphia–Today, the city of Philadelphia became the first city in the nation to pass industrywide “Just Cause” legislation. The “Just Cause” legislation will apply to more than 1,000 parking workers who work in a low-wage industry where mistreatment and firings are common. “Today’s victory for …

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32BJ SEIU Announces Endorsed Candidates for 2019 Primary Election

Philadelphia- Today, 32BJ of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), which represents 12,000 workers in the city—including commercial office cleaners, security officers and Philadelphia School District workers—announced its list of endorsed candidates for the 2019 Primary Election. Jim Kenney, Mayor Mark Squilla, Council District 1 Kenyatta Johnson, Council District 2 Jannie Blackwell, Council District 3 Curtis …

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32BJ SEIU Endorses Challengers Erika Almirón and Isaiah Thomas for Council At Large

Philadelphia- Today, 32BJ of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), which represents 12,000 workers in the city—including commercial office cleaners, security officers and Philadelphia School District workers—announced its endorsements of Erika Almiron and Isaiah Thomas for Council At Large. “Erika Almirón has been at the forefront of the fight to ensure that immigrants are treated with …

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City Council Votes Unanimously to Investigate Poverty in the Parking Industry

Councilwoman Parker-Backed Resolution Calls for Hearings to Investigate Poverty Wages and Poor Treatment in the $30 Billion Parking Industry PHILADELHIA –As City Council considers series of bills that aim to reduce Philadelphia’s stubbornly high poverty rate, Council today unanimously passed a resolution to investigate the low-wage parking industry in Philadelphia. The parking industry in Philadelphia …

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$15 is on the Horizon for Security Officers at City’s Largest Institutions

Mayor Kenney and Security Officers Celebrate that $15 Prevailing Wage will be implemented at Temple, Penn, Drexel, Hospitals and other Publicly-Subsidized Institutions  Mayor Gives July 1 Deadline for Institutions and their Contractors to Come into Compliance PHILADELPHIA-  Mayor Kenney today announced that starting on July 1, approximately 2,000 security officers will make the $15 an hour required …

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