We are not fighting just for ourselves but we’re fighting for all working families.

~ Anna Dziubek, 32BJ Member, New York

Ratified!

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Bronx residential members vote unanimously to ratify a new four-year contract at a meeting on March 19th. This new deal will raise our wage $64.75 over the life of our contract, protect all our benefits and adds a new 401k contribution! Here are some more details.

HIGHER WAGES!

  • Increase in the wage rate of all covered full-time employees as follows:
    • March 15, 2015:                $10.00 per week
    • March 15, 2016:                $20.00 per week
    • March 15, 2017:                $20.00 per week
    • March 15, 2018:                $14.75 per week
  • Part-time employees will receive an equivalent hourly increase ($0.25 in the first year, $0.50 in the second and third year and $0.368 in the fourth year).
  • New hire and minimum rates will also be increased one time by $45.00 per week effective March 15, 2015.

HEALTH FUND BENEFIT MAINTAINED!

  • Maintenance of the Service Employees 32BJ North Health Benefit Fund paid entirely by the Employer. No employee premium costs.

PENSION MAINTAINED!

  • Maintenance of the Service Employees 32BJ North Pension Fund paid entirely by the Employer.

LEGAL SERVICES FUND MAINTAINED!

NEW 401k BENEFIT!

  • Effective April 1, 2016, Employers will commence participation in the Building Service 32BJ Supplemental Retirement and Savings Plan (SRSP), a 401k Plan, with an Employer payment of $5.00 per week for each eligible employee.
  • Employees may make their own contributions to the 401k but are not obligated to contribute.