Cleaners employed at Capilano University won their right to join SEIU Local 2 and its Justice for Janitors campaign earlier this month. The BC Labour Board ordered ballots cast by 27 out of 29 cleaners on February 20, 2017 to be unsealed. The union vote was won by an overwhelming majority despite an anti-union fear campaign waged by the boss during the 10 days before the vote.
Inspection blitzes succeed where individual claims don’t in getting workers the pay they’re owed. So why is Ontario’s Ministry of Labour relying on unpaid workers to launch claims?
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Mila Viernes is a single mom who needs to work two jobs to make ends meet. Now she’s out of one of those jobs.
J4J takes to the streets with allies to protest loss of union jobs at TD Centre Posted by Justice For Janitors SEIU Local 2 on Friday, July 3, 2015 Bookmark on Delicious Digg this …
On July 24, cleaners in Ottawa employed by Evripos Janitorial Services ratified a Collective Agreement and are now members of SEIU Local 2.
We can all be proud of the Houston area janitors, whose brave contract fight and month-long strike secured a tentative agreement that will raise wages 12 percent over four years and beat-back a contractor offer that would have prevented the union from maintaining standards for janitors.
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The Houston janitors’ unfair labor practices strike spreads to eight cities across the United States with a solidarity info-picket in Toronto.
Workers Report Potential Stripping of Healthcare Benefits and Other Misconduct as Harassment From Employers After Standing Up For Living Wage.