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32BJ endorses Bill de Blasio for re-election

Pundits on both sides of the aisle may have criticized his approach to governing the city, but a few unions are still backing Bill de Blasio for re-election.

PHOTOS: Unions celebrate Labor Day on 5th Avenue

Unions participated in this year's Labor Day Parade on 5th Avenue in Manhatten.

Security officers rally at Bryant Park for new contract

Security officers affiliated with 32BJ have had enough.

Alliance for Downtown NY employees to receive minimum wage increase

The Alliance for Downtown New York claims another victory as it announces an increase in wages for the organization's employees.

32BJ praises Jersey City mayor for wage increase

Add Jersey City, N.J., to the list of American cities increasing the minimum wage.

32BJ supports mayor’s affordable housing plan

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s affordable housing plan has a friend in 32BJ SEIU.

32BJ endorses Harris and Grodenchik

Last week, members of 32BJ SEIU announced the endorsement of two candidates for the New York State Assembly and the New York City Council.

32BJ to Port Authority: ‘Hurry up!’

While Aviation Safeguard workers achieved a victory last week, the rest of New York’s local airport workers were left dealing with broken promises.

Cuomo’s wage board must take action

Sometime this month, the wage board empanelled by Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected to make a recommendation that could have a dramatic effect on low-wage workers, especially in communities of color.

Unions strike for right to organize

Earlier this month, Environmental Service Systems employees walked off the job, demanding that their employer respect their right to be represented by their union, Local 32BJ.

City announces contract agreement between school custodians and public school cleaners and handypersons

School custodians and public school cleaners and handypersons have a new agreement, according to the mayor’s office.

New report suggests wage theft of airport worker salaries

Airport workers in New York have been fighting for better benefits and a living wage for several years.

Union leaders will be honored at fourth annual labor breakfast

Local and national labor leaders and union advocates will be honored yet again at the New York Amsterdam News’ fourth annual labor breakfast.

DC 37, de Blasio agree to tentative deal

The new seven-year, four-month wage pact provides a total of 10.41 percent in wage hikes, plus a $1,000 ratification bonus and back pay. The new agreement also includes access to additional resources to address union-specific issues. The deal covers March ...

MTA fare hikes lower than expected, TWU wonders ‘where’s our money?’

The Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) recently announced that it overestimated the proposed fare hikes for 2015 and 2017, and New Yorkers won’t feel the pinch as much as expected. “MTA cost-cutting measures have been more effective than anticipated,” read an ...

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