Brooklyn, NY – July 20, 2010 – (RealEstateRama) — City Council member Stephen Levin will join 184 Kent residents, 32BJ SEIU members and workers allegedly fired for forming a union to demand that the building management stop harassing and intimidating its employees. Levin, residents and workers will also deliver a petition signed by hundreds of supportive renters in the half-full development.
Workers Jose Guzman and Penil Martinez were fired while trying to organize for better conditions at luxury apartment building 184 Kent. The workers have called for the National Labor Relations Board to investigate their firings.
WHO: City Councilman Stephen Levin, 32BJ Members, 184 Kent Residents and Fired Workers
WHAT: Protest to Stop Intimidation of 184 Kent Workers
WHEN: Tuesday, July 20, 3 PM
WHERE: 184 Kent Ave, Brooklyn, NY
With more than 120,000 members, including 70,000 in New York, 32BJ is the largest private-sector union in the city.
Kwame Patterson 212/388.3676 kpatterson (at) seiu32bj (dot) org
Matt Painter 212/388.3805
Source: 32BJ SEIU