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MasTec to buy renewables builder IEA in USD-1.1bn deal

Renewables Now 25 Jul 2022
The acquisition of IEA will expand MasTec's own clean energy and infrastructure division, providing it with incremental service capabilities and union-based clean power generation services, as well as expanding its clean energy maintenance offerings and strengthening its non-union craft labour and equipment resource capacity.

Hillary Clinton endorses Democrat Haley Stevens for Congressional seat

The Oakland Press 07 Jul 2022
Several local unions have endorsed her, including Operating Engineers 324, Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Local 2, United ... Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers, Communications Workers of America and the Service Employees International Union, among others.

Local businesses help agencies through Week of Caring

Johnson City Press 24 Jun 2022
... maintenance services, landscaping, painting, deep cleaning, and several other projects throughout the community as part of United Way's Week of Caring.

Dentists face painful decisions over pandemic backlog

The Times/The Sunday Times 24 Jun 2022
Stephen Henderson, of the medical defence union MDDUS, said the closure of dental surgeries during lockdown and the need for extra cleaning between customers ...

Elected officials call for fair casino worker contract to avert strike as NAACP convention looms

Atlantic City 23 Jun 2022
ATLANTIC CITYCity resident Tania Morillo works in environmental services for Caesars Atlantic City, cleaning public spaces in the casino hotel, and after 24 years on the union job barely makes more than teenagers in their first Boardwalk job ... Union authorizes Atlantic City casino strike next month.

Unions Making a Green New Deal from Below–Part 1

Resilience 10 Jun 2022
Even some of the unions that have been most dubious about climate protection policies are getting on the clean energy jobs bandwagon ... Procure power from union-generated sources; employ unionized customer ... The janitors are members of Service Employees International Union Local 26.

Op-Ed | New York needs a clean slate now

AM New York 01 Jun 2022
Thankfully last year, the Clean Slate NY coalition pushed for the passage of the Clean Slate Act (S1553C/A6399B), co-sponsored by Senator Zellnor Myrie and Assemblymember Catalina Cruz ... Unions representing workers in industries such as healthcare, telecommunications, construction, human services, and education all back to Clean Slate.

“They make fun of us”: Government cleaners respond to the Sue Gray report

New Statesman 31 May 2022
Members of the union and others gathered outside Downing Street on 27 May to respond to Gray’s discovery of “multiple examples of a lack of respect and poor treatment of security and cleaning staff” ... In the public and the private sector, jobs in cleaning, security and catering, among other services, are often outsourced to specialist companies.

Unions condemn PM over findings of ‘partygate’ probe

Belfast Telegraph 25 May 2022
Union leaders representing civil servants reacted with anger to the findings of Sue Gray’s “partygate” report, with one calling for the Prime Minister to resign ... “I was made aware of multiple examples of a lack of respect and poor treatment of security and cleaning staff ... Public and Commercial Services union general secretary Mark Serwotka said.

UI service worker union votes to authorize strike

The News-Gazette 17 May 2022
URBANA — The union of University of Illinois service workers, who clean and cook in campus buildings, has overwhelmingly voted to authorize a strike. Represented by union SEIU Local 73, about 91 percent of the service workers who voted opted to authorize a strike.

Toronto janitors set strike vote for better pay

Toronto Sun 26 Apr 2022
housing, groceries, transportation, gas, everything,” said Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 2, which represents some 4000 workers whose contract sets an industry-standard in the GTA ... The union maintains it has been working hard to get a fair contract from the cleaning companies.

Australian Aged Care Workers Take Fight for Higher Wages to Fair work Commission

The Epoch Times 26 Apr 2022
The Health Services Union, representing staff from personal care workers to catering and cleaning, is calling for a 25 percent wage increase for staff in the sector.

Organised Labour partners with RCC to clean up Accra Central

Ghana News Agency 25 Apr 2022
A statement signed by Mr Martin Kofi Boateng, Industrial Relations Officer, Greater Accra Region, of the Public Services Workers Union (PSWU), copied to the Ghana News Agency, said the clean up exercise is ...

Amazon Lashes Back in Staten Island Warehouses

truthout 15 Apr 2022
The union vote at a second warehouse, a neighboring sorting center known as LDJ5, is set to start April 25, so the company has turned its focus there ... Why don’t y’all want unions?” said Ashley Banks (a pseudonym to protect her from company retaliation), who was a 32BJ member when she worked in commercial cleaning for Alliance Building Services.

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