Over 450 Bee-Clean Workers join SEIU Local 2
Vancouver, BC – Over 450 Bee-Clean Building Maintenance workers have joined SEIU Local 2 after cleaners from dozens of properties across the Lower Mainland filed a multi-site application at the BC Labour Relations Board last week.
Toronto Janitors ready to mobilize to support fellow cleaners in the city
“We not only help them win, but we also protect our gains”
– Nick Almeida, Justice for Janitors Toronto branch president
GDI Cleaners in Toronto ratify agreement
GDI cleaners in Toronto ratify agreement matching all the key increases and improvements in the Toronto City-wide deal.
Rank & File: Justice for Janitors forges ahead in Toronto and Vancouver
Facing a major strike, cleaning companies offered a huge wage settlement. By Lee Gilchrist
Janitors in Toronto agree to new deal, win their largest increases ever
SEIU Local 2 cleaners in Toronto win their largest increases ever. Will see wages increase by a $1 in the first year.
CBC Radio Toronto: Metro Morning
Listen to coverage with With host Ismaila Alfa.
Globe & Mail: As inflation soars, workers in low-wage jobs push for better pay
Canada’s high inflation rate is disproportionately affecting low-income workers. See story by Vanmala Subramaniam
BlogTO: Toronto is about to get extra dirty as thousands of janitors prepare to strike￼
Toronto is about to get extra dirty as thousands of janitors prepare to strike. Read the BlogTO story by Lauren O’Neil.
NARCITY Toronto: Thousands Of Toronto Cleaners May Go On Strike & The City Could Get Smelly
Toronto isn’t well known for its dirtiness, but regardless of your stance on its current condition, the 6ix could get a whole lot worse. See the Narcity Toronto story by Brooke Houghton.
Toronto Sun: Toronto janitors set strike vote for better pay
Inflation and lack of pandemic pay leaves cleaners ready to drop mops. Read Toronto Sun story by Scott Laurie.
Toronto cleaners campaign for pay raise
Thousands of cleaners are campaigning to get a fair contract and a higher wage amid soaring cost of living. See story in Facility Cleaning & Maintenance News.
Thousands of Toronto cleaners could strike
Janitors say cleaning companies are refusing to provide wage increases that keep up with the cost of living.
VIDEO – Strike Vote: An important message to Local 2 janitors in Toronto
Don’t miss this 2022 bargaining update.