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Apr 26, 2017, 18:28 ET One Week after Historic Wage Increase, Dulles and Reagan National Contracted Airport Workers Walk off the Job on Strike on Thursday

Hundreds of contracted service workers at Reagan National Airport and Dulles walked off the job on strike Thursday, to protest federal labor...


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...


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...


Dec 20, 2012, 16:38 ET 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...


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 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 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...


Feb 16, 2010, 13:53 ET Bank of America Security Officers Protest Job Losses and Cuts to Health Care Coverage

--NYC officers took fight for jobs and health care to BofA's front door-- Bank of America security officers along with dozens of community...


Sep 25, 2009, 14:42 ET Mayor Bloomberg Joins Building Owners, Union Leader to Launch Green Buildings Program

-- Labor-Management Program to Train 1,000 Building Supers -- Mayor Michael Bloomberg joined Realty Advisory Board President Jim Berg and 32BJ...


Jul 23, 2009, 10:46 ET Wilmington Trust Shareholders May See Stock Drop

Wilmington Trust's (WT) shareholders may see stock drop due to a dilution of their ownership if management pulls out of the federal bailout...


Jul 20, 2009, 12:55 ET Union Leader Says Greening Buildings Key to a Green Economy

- Lawmakers, Real Estate Industry Told Training Needed - Speaking at the National Conference of State Legislatures' (NCSL) Summit on "Green...


Jun 10, 2009, 11:01 ET Wilmington Trust Investors Warned of Underperforming Stocks, Excessive CEO Pay

Newsletter Highlights Deteriorating Earnings That Threaten Dividends Despite a 40% drop in stock value and analyst concerns about company...


Sep 03, 2008, 01:00 ET US Gov. Takes Nova Southeastern University to Trial for Violating Workers' Rights

MIAMI, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a complaint yesterday against Nova Southeastern...


Jun 13, 2008, 01:00 ET Office Cleaner Tells U.S. Senators of Her Financial Hardships

WASHINGTON, June 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Office cleaner and Local 32BJ union member, Treena Walker who works at the National Archives not...


May 08, 2008, 01:00 ET SEIU President Andy Stern Joins Thousands of Security Officers as They Take to the Streets

NEW YORK, May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of security officers, union members, labor, religious and community leaders and elected...


Apr 14, 2008, 01:00 ET Security Officers Win First-Ever Union Contract

WASHINGTON, April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- D.C. City Council Members and clergy joined with Local 32BJ today to announce agreements with...


Jan 14, 2008, 00:00 ET Senator Clinton, Leading Clergy, Community Leaders Support Local 32BJ 'Stand For Security' Campaign

NEW YORK, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senator Hillary Clinton, leading clergy and community leaders today voiced their support for Local...


Dec 20, 2007, 00:00 ET Hartford Office Cleaners Win New Contract

HARTFORD, Conn., Dec. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two weeks before their contract was to expire, the Local 32BJ Bargaining Committee announced...