NEW YORK DAILY NEWS --Union for New York City’s doormen, handymen gets contract, averts strike

Services Employees International Union 32 BJ, or SEIU 32BJ, agreed to a tentative four-year deal that includes a 11.3% raise for doormen and handymen who work in residential and commercial buildings.

The union representing doormen and handymen reached a tentative agreement Friday with the Real Estate Board of New York, averting a possible strike that would have affected thousands of city residents.

Services Employees International Union 32 BJ agreed to a four-year deal that includes a 11.3% raise for doormen, supers, handymen and porters who work in residential and commercial buildings.

If ratified by the SEIU 32BJ membership, the deal will cover 30,000 union workers in 3,300 buildings across the five boroughs. 


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