Prominent Union Leader Dies Of Heart Attack At 57

Law360 (July 12, 2019, 6:23 PM EDT) -- Prominent labor leader Héctor Figueroa, president of the New York-based property service workers' union 32BJ SEIU, has died of a heart attack, the union announced Friday.

The union, which represents over 163,000 workers up and down the eastern part of the United States, said in a statement Friday that Figueroa died unexpectedly Thursday night at age 57. A union spokesperson confirmed to Law360 that the cause of death was a heart attack, and that 32BJ Secretary-Treasurer Kyle Bragg is set to succeed Figueroa as president.

“For those of us who have worked with him to further the well-being of our members...

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