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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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32BJ SEIU BUILDING SERVICE ESSENTIAL WORKERS RALLY ON PARK AVENUE, AUTHORIZE BARGAINING COMMITEE TO CALL FOR A STRIKE

New York, NY – Today, April 13th, an estimated 10,000 building services essential workers, including 32BJ SEIU members from New York to Washington, D.C. to Miami, rallied on Park Avenue with supporters to demand that the Real Estate Advisory Board (RAB) agree to a new contract for 32,000 porters, doorpersons, superintendents, concierges and handypersons across …

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Union with Majority-Immigrant Membership Gets out Latinx and Pro-Labor Vote on Long Island

Union with Majority-Immigrant Membership Gets out Latinx and Pro-Labor Vote on Long Island Union members set to door-knock on Saturday, handout info on Election Day   WHO: Long Island members of 32BJ SEIU WHAT: Get Out the Vote weekend and Election Day activities in support of candidates on Long Island endorsed by 32BJ. WHERE/WHEN: 10 …

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Press Conference Shows Growing Support for Driver’s License Bill before Committee Hearing

WED @ 1:  Press Conference Shows Growing Support for Driver’s License Bill before Committee Hearing Coalition unveils new law enforcement support at press conference; affected immigrants gather at State House   WHO: Speakers include: Members of Cosecha Massachusetts; TPS and DACA recipients; 32BJ SEIU Vice President Roxana Rivera; Executive Director of the Brazilian Workers Center …

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Commissioner Ken Russell & Striking Janitors Protest Pay Discrimination, Poverty Wages; Announce own Cleancoin “Cryptocurrency” Because Janitors are Undervalued

Janitors on strike against Coastal Building Maintenance say employers need to “invest” in their workers. New survey finds 87% of Miami cleaners struggle to pay for food, 0% have paid sick days, and 72% did not have adequate PPE during the pandemic WHAT:  Striking janitors, employed by Coastal Building Maintenance (CBM), launch their own “cryptocurrency”—Cleancoin—to …

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New York Leads the Way in Passage of Health Care for Majority Black and Immigrant Airport Workers

While the U.S. Senate fails to protect essential workers in stimulus, New York passes ‘Healthy Terminals Act’ to Bring Health Care to as many as 25,000 Essential Frontline Workers   NY NAACP Prez Hazel Dukes, Senator Biaggi, Assembly Member Hyndman Join 32BJ airport workers at celebration rally   What: Celebration rally for passage of Healthy Terminals …

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Hundreds of Cars Caravan to State Capitol to Demand Governor Support Immigrants & ALL Workers

Event mirrored at online press conference with dozens of speakers    Watch the online rally here   [PHOTOS AVAILALE ON REQUEST]   HARTFORD, Conn. — At noon today, hundreds of cars from across Connecticut formed a caravan at the State House while speakers joined them online in a virtual press conference, to jointly demand “Pandemic Relief …

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Speakers ask McDonald’s and other national chains for support through coronavirus crisis

Zoom Teleconference, 11 AM Thursday, April 2:   Sen. Blumenthal, Rep. Himes, 32BJ President Bragg and Entire CT Senate Democratic Delegation join Essential Workers at Rest Stops to Demand Protection in Pandemic   Speakers ask McDonald’s and other national chains for support through coronavirus crisis   WHO:            Service plaza food workers, elected officials, union …

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Immigrant Youth from Martha’s Vineyard, East Boston To Hold Valentine’s-Themed Day of Action for Driver’s Licenses

Youth Will Hold Press Conference/Speak Out for WFMA, Deliver Valentine’s to Supportive Elected Officials    WHO:  Immigrant youth and the children of immigrants, including those who are undocumented or have Temporary Protected Status; along with union workers and allies. WHAT: “Week of Love” press conference, March and lobby day for the Work and Family Mobility Act …

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New York City Council to Hold Hearing Today on ‘Just Cause’ Bill to Protect Fast Food Workers from Unfair Job Loss

Fast Food workers says employers fire them for no reason at all or arbitrary ones, turning their lives upside down   NEW YORK— Fast food workers are coming to the New York City Council today to urge council members to approve two proposed bills to give them “Just Cause” protection from arbitrary reduction in work …

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