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1,800 Suburban 32BJ SEIU Cleaners Open Bargaining with Employers

-cleaners who maintain wealthy pharmaceutical companies demanding fair wage increase with new deal-     King of Prussia, PA – Negotiations opened Wednesday afternoon for nearly 1,800 cleaners- 32BJ SEIU members – with representatives of commercial cleaning contractors. The cleaners are bargaining at a time where analysts report commercial real estate is on the brink …

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32BJ SEIU Celebrates Bobby Wilson’s win in Three-Way Race for District 1

Pittsburgh – 32BJ SEIU members applauded Bobby Wilson in his victorious win for Pittsburgh’s District 1 City Council seat. Wilson cruised to victory against challengers, Chris Rosselot and Malcolm Jarrett, to win the seat held by Darlene Harris. 32BJ members – cleaners, security officers, and food service workers – knocked on thousands of doors across …

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32BJ SEIU Cleaners Ratify New Contract

Pittsburgh – Commercial office cleaners – members of 32BJ SEIU –overwhelmingly ratified a new four-year agreement with their employers over the weekend. The contract covers workers who clean and maintain buildings in downtown, the Strip District, Oakland and other East End neighborhoods.   The deal calls for strong wage increases, maintains employer-paid healthcare, and increases …

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Mayor Peduto Joins Strip District 32BJ Cleaners to Demand Wage Equity

–weeks before contract expiration, workers demand all cleaning contractors pay a living wage- Pittsburgh – 32BJ SEIU cleaners will be joined by Mayor Bill Peduto, Councilwoman Deb Gross, Councilwoman Erika Strassburger, State Sen. Lindsey Williams (D -38), and City Council candidate Bobby Wilson on Thursday, October 17 at 2:30 p.m.  in the Strip District at …

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1,500 32BJ SEIU Cleaners Open Bargaining with Employers

-Union cleaners demand to earn a piece of Pittsburgh’s ever-growing prosperity- Pittsburgh – Negotiations opened Wednesday afternoon inside the Omni William Penn for nearly 1,500 cleaners- 32BJ SEIU members – with representatives of commercial cleaning contractors from the commercial real estate industry. While downtown and the strip district are some of the hottest commercial real …

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32BJ Applauds Bobby Wilson’s Historic Primary Victory against Longtime City Council Incumbent

Pittsburgh – 32BJ SEIU members are victorious in Pittsburgh’s primary election on Tuesday. After knocking on thousands of doors across the city for endorsed candidates and District 1 newcomer for City Council, Bobby Wilson, members are celebrating his historic upset of 13-year incumbent, Councilwoman Darlene Harris. This was Wilson’s third attempt for the seat. In …

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32BJ Endorses Incumbent Progressive Candidates for City and County Races

Pittsburgh – 32BJ SEIU, the largest property services workers’ union in the nation with 6,500 members across Western Pennsylvania announced its endorsed candidates for the upcoming municipal elections. “These elected leaders share in our vision of an equal and just society. They believe working men and women should earn a family-sustaining wage and have access to …

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Allegheny County CLC on 32BJ SEIU Leader, Sam Williamson’s Appointment as Chair of Urban Redevelopment Authority

The following statement is attributable to Darrin Kelly, President Allegheny Fayette County Central Labor Council: “We congratulate Sam Williamson, the district leader of 32BJ SEIU, on his appointment as URA chair. Appointing a labor leader who represents low-wage workers from all over the city signals how serious the Mayor is about ensuring that Pittsburgh is …

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Two Arrested at House Speaker Turzai’s McCandless Office While Demanding a Vote on Severance Tax on Marcellus Shale

Pittsburgh, PA—Two protesters today were arrested after a group of community organizations and members of the Services Employees International Union occupied the McCandless office of Speaker Mike Turzai to demand that the House Speaker hold a vote on a state budget that includes a severance tax on Marcellus Shale. “For Mike Turzai to not even …

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