Raising America with Good Jobs

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125,000 janitors – across the country – decided to stand together in solidarity.

Because of our united front, janitors are winning historic contracts, raising wages for families, and raising standards in communities. For the first time ever, the majority of SEIU janitors – 57 percent – will be paid more than $15.

And we’re just getting started! Stand with janitors, help #RaiseAmerica with good jobs.

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Janitors Join Women Worldwide on International Women's Day

Thousands flood streets to fight for fair pay

Victory! Twin Cities janitors win tentative agreement

4,000 janitors win largest wage increase in decades

Domino victories along East Coast

What 130,000 people can accomplish together

Thousands rally for growing movement

Nationwide wage push reaches apex in Philly

Detroit janitors win strong new contract

"We were fighting for all of Detroit"

Lalo Garcia reflects on 25 years of raising America

"Because as an immigrant, I know you don't have to be afraid."

"I used to make $15 and a union."

In order to turn bigger profits, corporations slashed my wages and benefits.

When police beat janitors — but janitors won justice.

25 years of raising America with good jobs

We're stepping out in a BIG way

4 things you should know about SEIU janitors

130,000 janitors, 33 markets, 1 big goal

We're raising America with good jobs

Fighting for the American Dream: An Immigration Story

She saw her nieces and nephews separated from their parents for 30 years

A union of janitors is born.

How a group of mostly immigrant workers dared to dream.

When Martin Luther King, Jr spoke to SEIU 1199

One of the last speeches he gave before he was killed.

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