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The Other Tech Layoffs: Janitors Protest Outside Twitter HQ in Manhattan

Janitors and allies demand local law be followed and that union jobs be restored   New York, NY – Today, contracted cleaners from Twitter’s NYC and San Francisco offices, 32BJ SEIU members, labor leaders, elected officials, and allies rallied outside Twitter HQ in Manhattan.   Cleaners at Twitter’s 245-249 West 17th St. location have had …

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Amid Holiday Travel Chaos, LGA Airport Workers Join Protests in 15 Cities to Demand Paid Days Off, Living Wages & Respect on the Job

Overworked and Understaffed LGA airport workers say they’re denied Paid Sick Days; Cabin Cleaners only have few minutes to clean   New York, NY — Amid holiday travel chaos, overworked LaGuardia Airport workers will join protests in 15 major cities to call on Congress to pass the Good Jobs for Good Airports Act, which will ensure …

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Following Tuesday’s Historic $20 Million Chipotle Settlement, Workers, Union Leaders, and Elected Officials Hail Intro of Landmark NYC Council Bills as “New Front” in Battle Against Fast Food Companies that Brazenly Violate NYC Employment Laws

New York, NY –Today, union leaders, 32BJ SEIU members, elected officials, and allies joined former and current Chipotle workers at a City Hall Park rally celebrating the introduction of two key NYC Council bills targeting fast-food companies that have repeatedly violated NYC employment laws, like Chipotle. Both pieces of legislation build upon hallmark employment victories such …

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32BJ SEIU Endorses Sini For Suffolk County District Attorney, Plus Other Long Island Candidates

New York, NY – 32BJ SEIU today announced their endorsement of candidates in Long Island elections, including Timothy Sini for Suffolk County District Attorney. General elections will be held on November 7. “We believe Timothy Sini will stand up for our members, including our immigrant members, especially in the context of the bitter anti-immigrant sentiment …

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Contract Talks Begin for 31,000 New York City Apartment Building Workers

New York, NY–Negotiations for a new, multi-year contract begin today between the Realty Advisory Board (RAB), an industry association representing most building owners in New York City and 32BJ SEIU, the largest private sector union in New York. The contract covers 31,000 doormen and women, superintendents, resident managers, handypersons, concierges and porters working at apartment buildings throughout Manhattan, …

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After Week of Worker Leafleting and Pressure, Brooklyn Law School Nixes Plan to Cancel Union Contractor

New York, NY – On Friday, July 1, Brooklyn Law School announced its reversal of a controversial decision to cancel its contract with a union overnight cleaning company in favor of contractor Advantage Cleaners, which threatened to fight union recognition and cut workers’ union benefits and wages. The announcement came after workers, elected officials, other 32BJ …

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32BJ SEIU CONGRATULATES GOV HOCHUL, LT GOV DELGADO, AND OVERWHELMING MAJORITY OF ITS HUGE SLATE OF ENDORSED ASSEMBLYMEMBERS ON THEIR ELECTION NIGHT WINS

New York, N.Y. — Following the June 28th New York State Primary, 32BJ SEIU, the largest property services union in the country, congratulated several candidates endorsed by the union on their primary election night wins, including Governor Kathy Hochul, Lieutenant Governor Antonio Delgado and an overwhelming majority of the union’s huge slate of endorsed Assemblymembers. …

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