At about 1 a.m. on Thursday morning, the Realty Advisory Board on Labor Relations and 32BJ SEIU union members — who represent 17,000 of New York City’s commercial building cleaners — reached a tentative contract agreement ahead of the current contract’s Dec. 31 expiration date.
An estimated 10,000 members of property services union SEIU local 32BJ marched and rallied outside of Radio City Music Hall and 30 Rockefeller Center on Wednesday after voting to authorize a potential strike and urged the Realty Advisory Board to agree to a new contract.
Contract negotiations between tens of thousands of unionized building service workers and their employers started with a bang on Thursday as hundreds of cleaners, porters, and handypersons rallied in downtown Manhattan.
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