Service Employees International Union

About a dozen protesters sat down in the middle of the intersection at Eighth Avenue and West 56th Street around noon Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Police Handcuff Some Protesters As Fast-Food Workers Rally For Higher Pay

At least three people wearing McDonald’s uniforms were hauled away by police officers after standing in the middle of a busy street near Times Square Thursday morning.

09/04/2014

Building service workers march down Fifth Avenue ahead of vote to authorize strike (Credit: CBS 2)

Thousands Of NYC Building Service Workers Rally For Fair Contract

Thousands of doormen, porters, supers, and handypersons marched on Fifth Avenue and 79th Street around 5 p.m. as the union considers a possible strike if talks with building owners break down.

04/02/2014

Office cleaners at two Midtown high-rises went on strike Wednesday, saying their salaries have been slashed and their health benefits have been done away with. (Credit Holli Haerr/1010 WINS)

Midtown Office Cleaners Strike, Say Pay Has Been Cut And Insurance Eliminated

Office cleaners at two Midtown high-rises went on strike Wednesday, saying their salaries have been slashed and their health benefits have been done away with.

11/20/2013