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The 32BJ Model

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On May 3, 2022
Deep dives on the success or failure of individual labor unions does not a robust comment section make. But this New Labor Forum piece on the successes of SEIU 32BJ is quite worth your time. SEIU Local 32BJ offers a case study of how unions can win, especially in the private sector which has seemed […]
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This is a month old now but as relevant as ever: Understaffed, underpaid, and under-protected long before COVID-19 struck, health care workers in the US have had a brutal and traumatic year. Our caregiving workforce – overwhelmingly made up of women, people of color, and immigrants – was on the receiving end of a cascade […]
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Hector Figueroa, RIP

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On July 13, 2019
Very few readers of LGM know who Hector Figueroa was. He was the head of SEIU 32BJ in New York, one of the most powerful locals of one of the most powerful unions in the country. It was under Figueroa’s leadership that 32BJ became an even more powerful advocate for working people, including the fast […]
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