New York – 32BJ SEIU members congratulate Bill Perkins on his win in the special election for City Council District 9 in Harlem.
“Our members endorsed Bill Perkins because of his long record of fighting for workers at the local and state level and now he will continue that fight in the City Council,” said 32BJ President Hector Figueroa. “He has committed to fight for a fair work week for fast food and other low-wage workers, advocate for responsible development that creates both good jobs and affordable housing and stand up for immigrant families in our city. We congratulate him on this win and look forward to working with him to make these promises a reality.”
With 163,000 members in eleven states and Washington, D.C., including 80,000 in New York City, 32BJ SEIU is the largest property service workers union in the country.