Post Tagged with: "32BJ SEIU"

Eric González was born and raised in Brooklyn to Puerto Rican parents. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Eric González in Historic Race for Brooklyn DA

Brooklyn, Criminal Justice, Puerto Rican April 27, 2017 at 5:15 pm

Acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric González, of Puerto Rican heritage, seeks to be the first Latino district attorney elected in the state of New York, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Bedford Union Armory in Brooklyn (Photo via Kings County Politics)

A Job Training Deal for a Brooklyn Armory Development

Brooklyn, Labor, Real Estate April 14, 2017 at 12:31 pm

The developer of the Bedford Union Armory in Brooklyn has reached an agreement with 32BJ SEIU to provide on-site training to help local residents to obtain employment in the buildings services business, Kings County Politics reports.

Juan Vivares, with his wife Yahaira Burgos and their son Christopher Vivares. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

‘…The Worst Thing Anyone Can Do to a Family’

Immigration, Latino, Manhattan, New York April 7, 2017 at 4:51 pm

Juan Vivares, the Colombian father whose detention by ICE for 20 days mobilized the pro-immigrant community in New York, talks to El Diario/La Prensa after returning home.

Hazel Ingram (Photo by Bill Moore via Amsterdam News)

Clinton, the $15 Wage and More: One Electoral College Member’s Views

African American, Black, Brooklyn, Elections 2016, Labor, New York October 25, 2016 at 2:53 pm

A 93-year-old woman, the granddaughter of a slave, speaks to Amsterdam News about her support of the $15 minimum wage, Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and more.

Laid Off for Not Speaking English?

Laid Off for Not Speaking English?

Labor, Latino, New York August 27, 2015 at 4:04 pm

One hundred and fifty cleaning workers have been laid off amid allegations that WeWork is anti-union and discriminates against immigrants, El Diario reports.