Facility Cleaning & Maintenance News: Toronto janitors & cleaners campaign for pay rise

Thousands of cleaners are campaigning to get a fair contract and a higher wage amid soaring cost of living.

Thousands of cleaning and maintenance staff in Toronto will be holding a strike vote on Saturday, April 30. The Toronto janitors, members of the Service Employees International Union Local 2, say they have been working hard to get a fair contract from the cleaning companies they work for, but the employers are refusing to provide wage increases that keep up with the cost of living.