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DC SECURITY OFFICERS RATIFY NEW FOUR-YEAR CONTRACT WITH HIGHEST WAGE INCREASES SINCE JOINING THE UNION

Washington, D.C. – 32BJ SEIU security officers, who protect the overwhelming majority of D.C. commercial office buildings, have ratified a new agreement with the city’s largest security contractors, covering around 2,000 officers. Hourly wages will increase by $4 over the four-year contract, their highest since joining 32BJ SEIU in 2008. Officers will earn at least $23.29 by …

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Janitors Say Deutsche Bank Disregards Own Policy, Hires Anti-Union Contractor that Mistreated and Abused Workers

WHAT: Union janitors deliver pink slips to Deutsche Bank headquarters, call on Supervisory Board to resign over ignoring its Responsible Contractor policy and working with anti-union contractor. WHO: Jaime Contreras, Executive V.P. of 32BJ SEIU, janitors who work in DWS Group buildings. WHERE: Deutsche Bank headquarters at 10 Columbus Circle, NYC WHEN: Wednesday, June 8th @12:30pm (New York, NY) Amidst allegations …

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32BJ SECURES PASSAGE OF HEAL ACT, PUSHES FORWARD HEALTHCARE JUSTICE IN NYS

New York, NY – Today, June 3rd, the Hospital Equity and Affordability Law, or HEAL Act passed both the NYS Assembly and NYS Senate. Co-sponsored by state Senator Andrew Gournades and Assemblymember Catalina Cruz, the legislation bars hospital networks from striking contracting deals with insurers that have the effect of skyrocketing healthcare costs.    The …

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IN HONOR OF MLK, AIRPORT WORKERS RALLY TO REMIND AMERICAN AIRLINES AND THE AIRLINE INDUSTRY THAT ‘ALL LABOR HAS DIGNITY’

Contracted Airport Workers Take MLK-Inspired Action in Cities Up and Down the East Coast Honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, airport workers in some of the nation’s busiest airports including JFK, Newark, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Reagan National, Miami, Boston and Philadelphia are rallying under the banner of “All Labor Has Dignity” and …

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The Children of Undocumented Immigrants To Hold Holiday-Themed Press Conference for Passage of the Work & Family Mobility Act

Youth Appeal to Legislators to Grant Their Christmas Wish— Driver’s Licenses for their Parents   WHO: The children of undocumented immigrants and other youth, their parents, Vice President of 32BJ SEIU Roxana Rivera, educators with the Boston Teachers Union, union workers, and community allies from the Driving Families Forward coalition. WHAT: “All I want for …

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Thousands of New Jersey Janitors to Vote to Walk Off the Job

TIME CHANGED TO HONOR JERSEY CITY MEMORIAL SERVICE As Expiration Date Looms, Commercial Cleaners Will Vote to Authorize Strike if Negotiations Fail   WHAT: Rally and Strike Authorization Vote for New Jersey Office Cleaners WHEN: Tuesday, December 17, 4:30pm WHERE: Newark Symphony Hall, 1020 Broad St, Newark, NJ 07102 WHO: Thousands of office building cleaners …

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32BJ SEIU & Allies to Announce Markey Endorsement at Press Conference

The Senator Has a Proven Track Record of Standing with Workers For Green Justice, Immigrant Rights & Union Jobs   WHAT: Press Conference announcing 32BJ SEIU’s endorsement of Senator Edward Markey in the 2020 U.S. Senate Race WHO: Vice President of 32BJ SEIU Roxana Rivera, SEIU Local 888 Political Director Tom McKeever, Senator Edward Markey, …

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Building Service Workers to rally ahead of Intro 1321 City Council Vote for Prevailing Wages in Affordable Housing Developments.

What: A rally in support of the City Council’s Intro 1321, a prevailing wage for affordable housing developments ahead of the City Council’s expected vote on the bill.  When: Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 1pm.  Where: NY City Hall Park  Who: Building service workers will be joined by their union 32BJ SEIU and City Councilmembers …

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BWI Workers Fear Falling While High off the Ground without Proper tie offs, File Second Set of Safety Allegations against Airport Contractor

Baltimore City Councilman Bullock to rally with workers at BWI contractor headquarters   Baltimore, MD – While safety may be a top priority at BWI Marshall Airport and for Menzies Aviation, PLC, workers continue to report feeling unsafe and have filed a second round of charges with the Maryland Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH) alleging …

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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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