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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 …

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 Read More »

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. …

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

32BJ SEIU ANNOUNCES MORE THAN 90 ENDORSEMENTS FOR NYS ASSEMBLY PRIMARY ELECTION

New York, N.Y. — 32BJ SEIU, the largest property services union in the country, announced today its endorsements for the NYS Assembly ahead of the June 28th primary elections. These endorsements come after virtual screening sessions, during which members had the opportunity to voice their concerns regarding NYS policy. With more than 90 endorsed candidates, …

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CO-OP CITY 32BJ SEIU BUILDING WORKERS RATIFY NEW POST-PANDEMIC CONTRACT

NEW YORK, NY – 32BJ SEIU building workers at CO-OP City voted overwhelmingly Friday, June 10, to ratify a new contract that provides a 12.47% wage increase over four years. The new contract with the Riverbay Corporation achieves excellent wins for nearly 500 building service workers at CO-OP City, the nation’s largest affordable housing cooperative. …

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Amidst Allegations of Misleading Investors, Janitors Say Deutsche Bank also “Whitewashing” Mistreatment of Workers in their Buildings

Janitors will introduce shareholder’s proposal, asking for “no confidence” vote to their board (New York, NY) Amidst allegations against Deutsche Bank of misleading investors about “green” investments, janitors who say the company is also disregarding its Responsible Contractor policy by working with an anti-union cleaning contractor in Florida, delivered “pink slips” to company headquarters in New York …

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