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An Attack on Social Services

Check out the Toronto & York Region Labour Council video to see how the implementation of Harper’s omnibus budget implementation bill (C-38) will affect everyone living in Canada.

Leave of Absence Victory in Alberta

Many U of A Bee Clean workers have families overseas. It is important to them to be able to visit for longer than just a two week vacation, knowing that their jobs will be waiting for them when they return. That’s why Charan’s victory is good news for all of us!

2012 J4J Edmonton Fall Newsletter

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Photos: J4J at 2012 Local 2 Convention

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J4J in Canada takes Action to Support Striking Janitors in Houston

In an act of solidarity with striking Houston janitors, members of SEIU Local 2 Justice for Janitors hand delivered a letter to Brookfield Properties in Toronto on August 2nd. “We support them,” said Aida Lopez, J4J activist in Toronto. “We are with them.”

J4J has a new Twitter Account

We’re excited to announce we have our own Twitter Account! Visit our page now and follow us to get breaking J4J news and other relevant posts. You will require a twitter account to participate. Don’t forget to “FOLLOW” us. Bookmark …

Visit us on Facebook

We’re excited to announce we have our own Facebook page!

SEIU, the beginnings

Local 2 will be celebrating 110 years in our upcoming convention from May 6-8. Here’s a look at the early days of SEIU, and the janitors who founded the Union we are a part of today.

Keyano College Update

Jaysco Building Maintenance cleaners at Keyano College have won significant improvements. Highlights include a $0.30 per hour retroactive increase (August 1st), with $1.00 increases in the 2nd and 3rd years (with CPI reopener language) Current starting wage $18 for probation, …

Jaysco Building Maintenance Update

In 2011  SEIU Local 2 won a province-wide certification with Jaysco Building Maintenance Limited in Alberta. CBA highlights include a $0.25 wage increase with additional $0.25 increases in 2nd and 3rd years; improved vacation entitlement; improved reporting pay (4 hrs); …