Higher Education

8/01/2021 – 8/31/2024

Higher Education

3/01/2022 – 2/28/2025

Higher Education

3/01/2022 – 2/28/2025

Higher Education

1/01/2021 – 12/31/2024

Higher Education

3/01/2022 – 2/28/2025

Higher Education

1/01/2024 – 12/31/2027

**STRIKE AVERTED** Tentative New Union Contract Reached for 20,000 NYC Commercial Cleaners

New York, NY — Just after midnight this morning (12:50 AM), a bargaining committee composed of 32BJ SEIU members who clean New York City commercial building offices, transportation hubs and universities and union officers reached a tentative agreement with the Realty Advisory Board on Labor Relations. Pending ratification votes in the coming weeks, the new […]

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‘Tension is Building’ in Contract Negotiations For 20K NYC Cleaners as Dec. 31 Deadline Looms

Core issues unresolved after two bargaining sessions following strike authorization vote. Five days until possible industry strike. New York, NY – Tension is building in negotiations between the 32BJ SEIU bargaining committee representing 20,000 essential NYC cleaners and the Realty Advisory Board on Labor Relations (RAB) after the RAB reiterated proposals calling for attacks on

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Potential Strike Authorized For 20,000 NYC Commercial Cleaners

Potential Strike Authorized For 20,000 NYC Commercial Cleaners 10,000 essential workers rallied with U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, Attorney General Letitia James, Mayor Eric Adams, NYC Comptroller Brad Lander, NYC Central Labor Council, UAW Region 9A, and others  32BJ bargaining committee now authorized to call industry-wide strike if negotiations fail to secure strong contract

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32BJ SEIU and Real Estate Industry Remain Far Apart in Contract Negotiations, Union Plans Strike Preparations

New York, NY – Yesterday, December 12, was the fourth bargaining session between the 32BJ SEIU bargaining committee representing NYC 20,000 commercial building workers and the Realty Advisory Board on Labor Relations Inc. (RAB) in negotiations for a new union contract. Less than three weeks before the contract expires on December 31, RAB proposals that

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NYC Commercial Cleaners Host NYC Council Speaker Adrienne Adams, Strategize After Proposed Attacks on Livelihoods

New York, NY – Yesterday, November 30, NYC Council Speaker Adrienne Adams expressed her support for NYC commercial cleaners’ fight for a fair contract with the Realty Advisory Board on Labor Relations Inc. (RAB). This comes two days after the RAB proposed changes to the collective bargaining agreement that would cut take-home pay and benefits

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‘Insulting’: Real Estate Industry Attacks NYC Cleaners’ Healthcare, Proposes Creation of Permanent Second Class, Two Tier Workforce

New York, NY – Today, November 28, the Realty Advisory Board on Labor Relations Inc. (RAB) formally proposed ‘insulting’ changes to the union contract impacting 20,000 NYC essential commercial cleaners who have sacrificed their health and livelihoods during the pandemic and been instrumental to the city’s economic recovery. The RAB proposes to cut take-home pay

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Contract Negotiations Open for 12,000 Building Cleaners in Massachusetts and Rhode Island

BOSTON — At 2 PM yesterday, fifteen cleaning contractors in sports coats and business suits walked into a downtown Boston union hall where over 100 janitors were already seated in rows, almost all of them dressed in purple union t-shirts. For years, the sharp sartorial contrast has typified the opening session of union contract negotiations

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Labor Victory: Contract Secured for 55 Westchester Security Officers

White Plains, NY – Yesterday, March 30, a labor contract was secured for approximately 55 security officers at PepsiCo’s headquarters in Purchase and a location in Valhalla. 32BJ SEIU settled the contract with AGB Investigative Services following weeks of organizing, petitioning and leafleting at the Pepsico sites. The new contract protects workers’ wages and benefits, including employer-paid

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Boston U. Workers Settle Contract with Highest Raises to Date

Boston, MA–On Thursday, November 10, Boston University’s over 700 custodians, carpenters, and other tradespeople represented by 32BJ SEIU voted overwhelmingly to ratify a 4-year agreement with raises of 14 percent over the life of the contract, plus a service recognition stipend of $1,000, which BU will pay all the workers in December.   These raises are the

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Strike Averted, 1,400 Hudson Valley 32BJ SEIU Residential Building Workers Win Post-Pandemic Contract

Deal must be ratified by 32BJ membership, protects healthcare benefits, full time jobs and overtime   SCARSDALE, NY – Today, 32BJ SEIU and the Building & Realty Institute of Westchester & the Mid-Hudson Region (BRI) reached a tentative agreement, averting a strike of 1,400 residential building workers in the Hudson Valley.   The tentative agreement

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