• March for the Dream

    Airport workers and supporters gathered at JFK Airport to celebrate the life of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a nine mile march to LaGuardia Airport.
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Apr 11, 2014 | News Story

This week, the Central Labor Council held its annual Awards Reception, celebrating champions of working people.  This year’s honorees were 1199 SEIU...
Apr 11, 2014 | News Story

Today, 32BJ SEIU officials announced that a tentative four-year agreement has been reached on a new contract for roughly 30,000 doormen, porters,...
Apr 4, 2014 | News Story

Today, Friday, April 4 roughly 100 airport workers and 32BJ members gathered at JFK Airport to celebrate the life of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr...
Apr 4, 2014 | News Story

On Wednesday, April 2, thousands of 32BJ SEIU members and supporters gathered at 79th Street and 5th Avenue to take a stand for Residential workers...
Mar 28, 2014 | News Story

Residents at Elmhurst Hospital have voted to join the Council of Interns and Residents (CIR/SEIU Healthcare)!  Last September, 140 Elmhurst residents...

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Years after the official end of the recent recession, America is still in a jobs crisis. Although job growth is slowly picking up steam--with...

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Health care is a basic human right.  America’s labor movement has worked for more than a century for guaranteed high-quality health care for...

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Fewer employers today provide defined-benefit pensions for their workers—and among those that do, many are offering “defined-contribution” (like...

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