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PEDALING IN PROTEST – JANITORS AND BIKERS TO RIDE AGAINST “RACE TO THE BOTTOM”...

New York, NY - August 10, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- With more than 120,000 members in eight states and Washington, D.C., including 70,000 members in New York, 32BJ SEIU is the largest union of property service workers in the country and the largest pr...

NEW YORK CAN DO BETTER AT REDUCING BUILDING ENERGY WASTE

New York, NY - August 3, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The following statement on the City’s comprehensive study of New York City buildings can be attributed to Mike Fishman, President of 32BJ, one of the largest building service workers union in the co...

MIDTOWN APARTMENT BUILDING WORKERS, TENANTS AND ELECTED OFFICIALS RALLY TO MARK ONE YEAR ON...

New York, NY - June 8, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- As a strike by doormen and porters at a 130-unit tower in Midtown reaches its one-year anniversary this week, dozens of tenants, elected officials and supporters rallied today to support the workers.

MIDTOWN APARTMENT BUILDING WORKERS TO BE JOINED BY TENANTS, SUPPORTERS AND ELECTED OFFICIALS TO...

New York, NY - June 7, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- As a strike by doormen and porters at a 130-unit tower in Midtown reaches its one-year anniversary this week, hundreds of tenants, elected officials and supporters will rally today to support the workers.

U.S. SECURITY ASSOCIATES’ OFFICERS AT THE SONY BUILDING TO VOTE ON POSSIBLE STRIKE

New York, NY - May 3, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Security officers who work for U.S. Security Associates (USSA) at the Sony Corporation’s North American headquarters on Madison Avenue will decide today whether their organizing committee should authorize a strike against the private security contractor for unfair labor practice.

PRIVATE SECURITY OFFICERS RATIFY A NEW, FOUR-YEAR CONTRACT, SECURING GAINS IN WAGES AND BENEFITS

New York, NY - April 13, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Private security officers who protect many city commercial buildings—including Rockefeller Center—have voted unanimously to ratify a new four-year contract that protects workers’ family health c...

U.S. SECURITY ASSOCIATES’ OFFICERS RALLY AGAINST CONTRACTOR’S LOW WAGES AND BENEFITS OUTSIDE THE SONY...

New York, NY - March 29, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Security officers by the hundreds rallied in support of colleagues who work for private security contractor U.S. Security Associates (USSA) at the Sony Corporation’s North American headquarters buil...

NEW YORK CITY OFFICE CLEANERS RATIFY NEW CONTRACT PROVIDING WAGE INCREASES, MAINTAINING FAMILY...

New York, NY - January 27, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- New York City office cleaners ratified a four-year agreement with the Realty Advisory Board (RAB) on Tuesday that provides a 5.6% wage increase over the life of the contract and bonuses totaling $1,...

U.S. ENERGY SECRETARY CHU TO RECOGNIZE NYC’S FIRST 1,000 GREEN BUILDING SUPERS

New York, NY - May 19, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu will join New York real estate industry executives and union leaders on Monday to recognize New York City's first class of green building superintendents to graduate from the 32BJ-Thomas Shortman Green Supers training program. Green Supers is an ambitious labor-management green buildings program, launched just over a year ago with Mayor Bloomberg, to train superintendents and resident managers in the latest state-of-the-art energy efficiency measures.

32BJ Statement oN FEDERAL CITATIONS ISSUED AGainst FLATBUSH GARDENS

The following statement can be attributed to Kyle Bragg, 32BJ Vice President: April 19, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- “Today’s findings by OSHA are more proof that the owners of Flatbush Gardens have no regard for the health and safety of their workers or the welfare of their tenants,” said Kyle Bragg, 32BJ Vice President. “The workers - who have been locked out since November - have for years voiced concerns about deteriorating structural conditions at the complex; their concerns have been ignored by the building’s owners.”

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