Strike! Midtown building cleaners go on strike to protest wage cuts, insurance cancelations

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Building cleaners in Midtown on Wednesday exchanged their brooms and bleach for picket signs as they went on strike to protest wage cuts, health insurance

Hundreds of 32BJ SEIU union members rallied on Wednesday, June 26, 2024, in support of workers who lost their jobs and had their wages slashed after a new landlord took ownership of a Fifth Avenue property in Midtown’s Diamond District.Building cleaners in Midtown on Wednesday exchanged their brooms and bleach for picket signs as they went on strike togathered in front of an office building at 529 Fifth Ave.

One of the striking workers is Ardiana Pllumbaj. Like her colleagues, she is calling on L&J Janitorial, the cleaning contractor hired by the new building owner, to come to the bargaining table and negotiate a fair contract. amNew York Metro tried to contact both Empire Capital and L&J Janitorial to get more information and ask why the companies made the labor decisions but did not get a response from either entity., Empire Capital is run by former commercial brokers who emerged in recent years and have made a string of sizable Midtown acquisitions.

 

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