REVEREND AL SHARPTON TO RALLY FOR GOOD JOBS WITH NYC BUILDING WORKERS

REVEREND AL SHARPTON TO RALLY FOR GOOD JOBS WITH NYC BUILDING WORKERS

–Talks Move into Sheraton Hotel as Deadline Nears—

New York, NY – December 28, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — Rev. Al Sharpton will rally with hundreds of New York City office cleaners today as 32BJ SEIU and the Realty Advisory Board (RAB) move into the Sheraton Hotel in Midtown Manhattan for round-the-clock negotiations.

Failure to reach a new contract by the time the ball drops in Times Square on New Year’s Eve, could lead to a strike of more than 22,000 commercial property service workers at more than 1,500 buildings, including landmarks such as Rockefeller Center, the Chrysler Building, the Met Life building and the Empire State Building.

WHAT:   Rally for Good Jobs & Economic Fairness

WHO:     Rev. Al Sharpton

                 Hundreds of NYC Office Cleaners

                 Mike Fishman, President of 32BJ

                 Union and Community supporters

WHEN:   Wednesday, December, 28, 2011 at 3:00PM

WHERE: In front of the Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers, 2nd Floor
811 7th Avenue on 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019  

With more than 120,000 members, including 70,000 in New York, 32BJ is the largest private-sector union in the state. For more information, visit www.standwithbuildingworkers.org

Contact for 32BJ

Kwame Patterson 312-371-2485
Matt Nerzig 917-584-0787
Contact for Rev. Sharpton
Rachel Noerdlinger 646-981-5903

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