Posts tagged Janitors
‘Show me my respect’: MNPS eyes pay increases for support staff in upcoming budget proposal
March 23, 2022 // Support staff, which includes a range of professionals working in school buildings from janitors to special education assistants, often make as little as about one-third of what teachers make. “We should receive the same dedication, respect and dollars that the teachers get,” Hereth said. “I have worked alongside them every day for 20 years. Show me my respect, too.”
Teachers Unions Would Rather Hire More Staff Than Give Teachers Bonuses
February 12, 2022 // If you understand the NEA’s incentives, this makes sense. Let’s assume average union dues are about $800 a year (in many places they’re more). Hiring an additional 10,000 employees who could become NEA members would mean a yearly $8 million windfall for the NEA and its affiliates.
Here’s why labor unions are winning again
December 7, 2021 // Workers are fed up and feeling empowered because of widespread dissatisfaction with working conditions.
DIA strike ends with ‘historic’ raises for janitors
November 20, 2021 // Janitors at DIA can expect to see a $4 an hour raise over their 3-year contracts, said SEIU.
Labor is having a moment in Colorado and beyond, but will that lead to more unionized workers?
November 2, 2021 // A vote to form a union started last week at an Aurora warehouse, Boulder food service workers look to organize and multiple Colorado sites have seen employees walk off the job in organized protests