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Remembering a 'champion': 32BJ SEIU president Hector Figueroa

32BJ SEIU president Hector Figueroa has died from a heart attack

32BJ, elected officials celebrate passage of Climate Action & Leadership Protection Act

Ambitious is an understatement. With the goal of making the economy carbon neutral, Albany legislators passed the Climate Action & Leadership Protection Act during the last stretch of the latest session.

32BJ praises de Blasio for Green New Deal

This week, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced New York City’s Green New Deal to attack global warming which includes $14 billion in new investments and legislation by the city.

32BJ endorses Melinda Katz for Queens DA

32BJ SEIU endorsed Queens Borough President Melinda Katz for Queens district attorney.

Bronx building workers reach tentative agreement, avert strike

With a possible strike on the horizon, Bronx building workers agreed to a tentative deal with the Bronx Realty Advisory board.

Bronx apartment building workers rally for contract, hold strike vote

Bronx apartment building workers planned to rally Wednesday for a fair contract and to hold a vote to strike.

32BJ celebrates halt of union member’s deportation

The deportation of a porter, and union member, is delayed for now. But that itself is a victory for 32BJ SEIU.

Amazon: We’ll fight any attempt to unionize

The biggest online retailer in the world told one of the most union-dominated cities that its workers will not organize on their watch.

32BJ praises Supreme Court asylum ruling

President Donald Trump didn’t get what he wanted for Christmas, and 32BJ isn’t shedding any tears.

32BJ and elected officials decry ACA ruling in Texas

A ruling in Texas could threaten the lifeline of the Affordable Care Act.

32BJ, AFL-CIO stand behind Cuomo in Spectrum standoff

After weeks of talks between Spectrum and IBEW Local 3 abruptly broke down last week, the union will take it back to the picket lines—with New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s help.

32BJ, ACLU denounce use of tear gas against migrants

A local labor union, 32BJ SEIU, and the American Civil Liberties Union have criticized U.S. Customs and Border Protection over tear gassing migrants at the U.S./Mexico border.

Airport workers anticipate Port Authority-led wage raise Thursday

Local airport workers might finally get what they’ve wanted for years: a raise in their minimum wage.

Labor leaders blast Supreme Court for ‘politically motivated’ decision

The U.S. Supreme Court dealt a major blow to public sector unions on Wednesday. In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court turned public sector employment into a “right to work” venture, ruling that non-public sector union members aren’t compelled to ...

32BJ members rip Rep. Dan Donovan over immigration

Members of 32BJ and immigration activists said Rep. Dan Donovan heard them but isn’t listening to them on immigration.

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