“CSA and 32BJ made the sun shine bright once again.” So says SEIU 32BJ member Joseph Buruca. Laid off in March from his job as a concierge with Total Quality, providing services for the National Football League Players Association, Buruca (photo) is still waiting for his unemployment to come through. “Being the only one who supports my household and being laid off from my job I was feeling super stressed and did not know what to do until 32BJ contacted me about emergency assistance,” said Buruca. The Metro Washington Council’s Community Services Agency covered one of his bills this month; “This means a lot to my family,” said Buruca. "We are very grateful to our unions, allies, individual donors and funders for their confidence in CSA to help workers facing hardship during this crisis, said CSA Executive Director Sonte DuCote.
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