Héctor Figueroa

Héctor Figueroa

Héctor Figueroa is the president of 32BJ Service Employees International Union, the largest property service workers union in the country and one of the largest unions representing immigrant workers.

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For labor unions like ours, climate change is an environmental issue, an economic opportunity, and a political challenge that can destabilize our societies. (Photo: @sunrisemvmt) Views
Thursday, December 13, 2018
For the Future of Our Communities, Labor Support for The Green New Deal
Four years ago, the New York climate march brought 300,000 people to the streets of Manhattan to demand action from national and world leaders. Marching in New York City with my family, we witnessed how thousands of people from all walks of life filled the streets with energy, passion, and hope for...
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Sunday, September 02, 2018
Why Unions Still Matter, on Labor Day and Always
Before joining our union a few years ago, Camika Lewis was making just $7.25 an hour working for a subcontracting company as a customer service representative at Newark International Airport. For more than two decades, she had been putting in a full 40 hours a week at the airport, but was forced to...
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Friday, July 06, 2018
Immigrants and Unions Make America Great
Clara spends her days cleaning Miami office buildings on her hands and knees. Most days her back screams with pain, but the 47-year-old mother of a teenage son keeps working. She knows that her family depends on the union wages and benefits that she brings home. While Clara worries about her son...
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