Puerto Rico was in dire economic straits before Hurricanes Irma and Maria hit, and ongoing US-imposed restrictions will make recovery impossible, says labor leader Hector Figueroa Story Transcript AARON MATÉ: It’s The Real News. I’m Aaron Maté. In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico is facing a humanitarian disaster. 60% of residents are without […]
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Hector J. Figueroa is President of 32BJ Service Employees International Union, the largest property services union in the country. 32BJ represents more than 163,000 property service workers - window cleaners, airport workers, superintendents, doormen, maintenance workers, cleaners, porters and security officers in 11 states and Washington, D.C. He is a native of Coamo, Puerto Rico.