SEIU Local 1 represents more than 36,000 members in the building services industry – including more than 6,000 residential workers; however, a portion of this industry does not enjoy the benefits of a union. We must build our strength by showing these workers how their lives can improve with the Union Difference. We are currently working to organize residential workers throughout Chicago.

Local 1 has made great strides in representing residential workers throughout its history. We have been representing workers in the building services industry for MORE THAN 100 years. Our history enables us to be at the forefront of the industry and to provide our current and future members the best representation possible.

The SEIU Local 1 residential contract is strong. Among other items it provides security in:

  • Wages
  • Benefits
  • Job retention

It allows members to be part of a stable workforce, and creates opportunity by providing training and advancement for janitors to increase their skills and promote to maintenance workers.

To learn more, contact: Efrain Elias at: 877-233-8880.


Building Power: Residential Workers

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