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Nov 12, 2013, 16:38 ET

32BJ SEIU: Airport Workers Kick Off Holiday Travel Season Protests With LaGuardia Rally

POOR WORKING CONDITIONS, POVERTY WAGES AND LACK OF RESPECT IN THE WORKPLACE FORCING THEIR HANDS, WORKERS SAY Hundreds of Employees of the...

Jul 12, 2013, 12:04 ET

32BJ SEIU: Airport Workers Protest Poverty Wages For Contracted Workers At Airlines' Shareholders Meeting

Passenger Service Workers from MA, FL, NY, NJ and PA Airports Say Industry's Return to Health and Profitability Comes At Expense Of Some...

Jul 11, 2013, 12:56 ET

East Coast Airport Workers to Protest US Airways' Shareholders Meeting

Workers from MA, FL, NY, NJ and PA will highlight that while the airline industry is now profitable, workers are not sharing in...

May 24, 2013, 13:05 ET

SEIU Local 32BJ: Airport Workers And Community Protest New JFK Billion Dollar Terminal For Lack Of Good Jobs

Airlines and terminal operators including JFK International Air Terminal, which owns and operates Terminal 4, broke promises to create good jobs at...

May 06, 2013, 09:00 ET

University Of Miami Cafeteria Workers Win Long, Hard Fight To Join 32BJ SEIU

 A majority of food service workers at the University of Miami have voted to join 32BJ SEIU and authorize the union to represent them when they...

Feb 27, 2013, 14:00 ET

New Report Exposes AvalonBay's "Race to the Courthouse" Strategy in New Jersey

 AvalonBay Communities intends to expand in New Jersey. But the controversial developer's brash and confrontational style dealing with a number...

Feb 21, 2013, 11:05 ET

Fort Belvoir Janitors Go On Strike, Protesting Federal Contractor Facing Numerous Labor Charges

Brown & Pipkins Alleged to Owe $300,000, Rep. Moran Tells Company Actions Are Unacceptable Dozens of men and women who keep Fort Belvoir...

Feb 11, 2013, 13:54 ET

Congressman Moran Supports Fort Belvoir Janitors, Urges Federal Contractor To Avert Strike

Cleaners Authorize Strike in Response to Numerous Labor Charges Against Brown & Pipkins Congressman Jim Moran (D-VA) is urging Fort...

Dec 20, 2012, 16:38 ET
A costumed Santa outside the New York headquarters of luxury developer TF Cornerstone hands young passersby fliers explaining why the developer has landed on Santa's "naughty."  The Santa and his helpers are with Local 32BJ of the Service Employees International Union, which says Cornerstone is undermining area standards for New York's working people.  (PRNewsFoto/SEIU Local 32BJ)

SEIU 32BJ: Luxury Developer Placed on Santa's Naughty List

Santa and Helpers Pay Surprise Visit to Luxury Developer Who Landed on This Year's Naughty List - Santa Warns TF Cornerstone About...

Oct 10, 2012, 12:00 ET

With New Troubling Data, Website Lets Employees, Residents Be The Judge Of AvalonBay's Safety Record

– Nearly 200 serious OSHA violations at Giant REIT's sites in the last 10 years–  32BJ SEIU, the largest property service...

May 23, 2012, 10:48 ET

AvalonBay Shareholders Show Strong Support For Sustainability Reporting

In a contested vote, more than 47.5 percent of the shareholders of AvalonBay Communities Inc. (NYSE: AVB) supported more rigorous sustainability...

May 18, 2012, 14:37 ET

New Report: Private Security Industry Can Pump $230 Million Into Philadelphia And Improve Public Safety

Findings Show Higher Paid Security Officers are Better Prepared to Handle Emergencies  A new report released today details how raising...

May 03, 2012, 10:00 ET
USSA security officers ratify strike if contractor does not remedy unfair labor practices, says SEIU 32BJ.  (PRNewsFoto/SEIU 32BJ, Dave Sanders – SEIU 32BJ)

Security Officers at Sony Building Authorize Strike Against Contractor for Unfair Labor Practices, says SEIU 32BJ

Contractor U.S. Security Associates thwarting officers' right to organize union. Security officers who work for U.S. Security Associates...

Apr 25, 2012, 10:21 ET

32BJ SEIU Recommends AvalonBay Shareholders Vote Down Questionable Executive Compensation Plan

Shareholders of AvalonBay Communities Inc. (NYSE: AVB) were urged today to vote against the REIT's questionable executive compensation plan in an...

Apr 12, 2012, 10:35 ET

New Report Exposes Troubling History of Unsafe Working Conditions at AvalonBay Sites, Says 32BJ SEIU

– Nearly 60 OSHA violations at Giant REIT's sites–  Luxury development giant AvalonBay Communities Inc. has left a trail...

Jan 26, 2012, 14:39 ET

Feds Go to Court to End Unlawful Lockout By Flatbush Gardens Management

  – 70-Plus Workers to be Reinstated at Prior Wages and Benefits –  The National Labor Relations Board filed an...

Jul 23, 2010, 15:59 ET
With more than 85,000 members in six states and Washington, DC, SEIU Local 32BJ is the largest property service workers union in the country. The union represents window cleaners, doormen, building maintenance workers, cleaners, porters, and security officers in New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Connecticut, Maryland, and Virginia.  (PRNewsFoto/SEIU Local 32BJ)

OSHA Fines New Jersey School Contractor Sodexo for Serious Safety Hazards

--Former Employee who Reported Problems Files Whistle Blower Complaint-- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined Sodexo, one...

Apr 07, 2010, 09:54 ET
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With more than 85,000 members in six states and Washington, DC, SEIU Local 32BJ is the largest property service workers union in the country. The union represents window cleaners, doormen, building maintenance workers, cleaners, porters, and security officers in New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Connecticut, Maryland, and Virginia. (PRNewsFoto/SEIU Local 32BJ)[TC AS JU]
 NEW YORK, NY UNITED STATES
 03/01/2005

Report Finds Private Food Companies Including Sodexo and Chartwells May Be Overcharging New Jersey School Districts $12 Million

Long Branch, Piscataway, West Orange and Seven Other Districts Included in the Report A new report finds private food service companies operating...

Mar 09, 2010, 16:28 ET
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With the 57-member bargaining committee behind him, 32BJ President Mike Fishman officially opened talks with leaders of the New York Real Estate Industry today on a new, multi-year contract for more than 30,000 Doormen and apartment building workers in New York. The current contract expires on April 20th. (PRNewsFoto/32BJ SEIU)[AB]
 NEW YORK, NY UNITED STATES
 03/09/2010

Contract Talks Begin for 30,000 New York City Apartment Building Workers

- Building Owners See 28% Rise in Property Value While Building Workers Face 11% Rise in Cost of Living Over the Same Period of Time - - Strike...

Feb 24, 2010, 12:14 ET

New Pittsburgh Law Guarantees Good Service Jobs at Developments

Country's Most Comprehensive Law Requires Good Permanent Jobs at Subsidized Developments and through City Contracts The country's most...