Organizational Background & Mission:
The 32BJ Training Fund is a joint labor-management organization founded in 1971, and cosponsored by Local 32BJ and the Realty Advisory Board on Labor Relations. Every year the Fund provides industry, academic, and computer courses to thousands of SEIU Local 32BJ workers at over 20 locations in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Florida and The District of Columbia.
The 85,000 union members eligible for the Fund come from 64 different countries and speak 28 different languages. They work as cleaners, porters, handypersons, superintendents, security officers, maintenance workers, doormen, and window cleaners in commercial and residential buildings.