On Equal Pay Day, dozens of labor and community allies rallied outside Milwaukee City Hall in support of pay equality and to welcome local security officers into their union, SEIU Local 1.
On International Women’s Day, hundreds of Local 1 women janitors and custodians who clean our Chicagoland offices, schools and public buildings rallied with their allies as #WomenRise for good jobs and a strong new contract!
Hundreds of Local 1 members from across the Midwest came together in Chicago for their leadership convention.
Worker leaders at Chicago O’Hare International Airport continue to reaffirm their commitment to a better future with SEIU Local 1.
Twenty Local 1 building engineers, representing six different management companies, were the first group to graduate from the one-year Certified Residential Engineers training program!
The fight isn’t over! Be on the lookout for updates in January 2018 as Guardian Officers at DePaul continue their fight for a voice on the job and a better future for their families.
Local 1 janitors come together to fight for a brighter future and a better airport for all St. Louis working families.
Mohammad Al Zayed, a Syrian refugee and janitor at O’Hare Airport, talked to the Associated Press about how the Trump administration’s travel ban would impact him and his family.
25,000 SEIU members and their families are struggling in the aftermath of the most devastating storm to hit Puerto Rico in a century, and SEIU Local 1 members stand with them as they recover and rebuild. More than a week after …
After months of coming together and showing their strength at the negotiation table, nearly 1,000 Jel Sert operators, mechanics, janitors, and clerks overwhelmingly ratified a strong new contract that provides financial security and a brighter future for themselves and their families.
Major legislation slated for a Chicago City Council vote on September 6 would create a pathway to unionization for nearly 8,000 O’Hare and Midway airport workers and raise their wages to $13.45 an hour.
Para leer en español, se desplaza hacia abajo / Scroll down to read the Spanish version Building off the momentum from their massive November 2016 strike, Chicago airport workers began 2017 with a ground swell of support from the public. …
When we last left off in “Road to the Chicago Airport Worker Ordinance: Part 2,” O’Hare Airport workers and their supporters on the Chicago City Council and at SEIU Local 1 had called attention to wage theft allegations at the airport.
Thanks to an SEIU Local 1-backed ordinance set for a Chicago City Council vote on September 6th, 8,000 contracted service workers at O’Hare and Midway airports are close to winning a $13.45 wage and the right to join a union!
Para leer en español, se desplaza hacia abajo / Scroll down to read the Spanish version. Have you heard the big news? Chicago airport workers are moving a HUGE step forward in their fight for $15 and union rights! Nearly …
SEIU Local 1 members, the Kansas City AFL-CIO, Stand Up Kansas City and Missouri Jobs With Justice came together and kicked off the Raise Up Missouri campaign to raise the state’s minimum wage to $12!
United in the fight, janitors, maintenance workers, and engineers have rallied for the past few weeks, and their strength continues to grow! Each residential rally is bigger than the last with future rallies planned in the coming weeks.