NJ BUILDING CLEANERS LAUNCH FIGHT TO PROTECT GOOD JOBS AS STATEWIDE CONTRACT TALKS OPEN

NJ BUILDING CLEANERS LAUNCH FIGHT TO PROTECT GOOD JOBS AS STATEWIDE CONTRACT TALKS OPEN

Newark, N.J. – October 18, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — More than 150 building cleaners representing 7,000 cleaners from across the state converged upon the Hilton at Newark Penn Station on Tuesday morning as contract talks began between their union, 32BJ SEIU, and an association of cleaning contractors for office buildings. The union is negotiating with the contractors at a time when asking rents on office space are up in the state, to the benefit of the owners who pay the contractors. 32BJ is seeking to preserve good jobs for a stronger New Jersey economy.

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