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Janitors vote to authorize strike if no deal is reac...
Published: 09/26/2016 | Boston Globe
Cleaning After Hours
Published: 09/06/2016 | The Atlantic
MIT pay raise shows janitors’ union clout
Published: 07/05/2016 | Boston Globe
Janitors’ Union Reaches Agreement With Buildin...
Published: 12/31/2015 | Hartford Courant
Fairfield County Janitors Avert Strike
Published: 12/29/2015 | Stamford Advocate
With Strike Looming, Pols Support Janitors
Published: 12/22/2015 | New Haven Independent

Campaign Updates

Vote to Ratify the New Contract
Spotlight | Published: 10/04/2016 | Filed In: New England District 615

RATIFICATION LOCATION AND DATES BOSTON Union Office (26 West Street, Boston- 6TH Floor) Thursday 10/6 9am-6pm Saturday 10/8 10am-4pm CAMBRIDGE Kendall Square (outside Kendall/MIT T Station) Thursday 10/6 3pm-6pm LOWELL First United Baptist Church (99 Church St, Lowell) Saturday 10/8 10am-2pm LAWRENCE Northern Essex Community College (414 Common St., Lawrence- Building LC, Room 302) Saturday

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Historic Deal in Boston!
Spotlight | Published: 09/30/2016 | Filed In: New England District 615
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The 13,000 office cleaners in the Boston area secured a tentative, 4-year agreement with the Maintenance Contractors of New England.

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Greater Boston Janitors Reach Historic Tentative Agr...
Press Release | Published: | Filed In: New England District 615

The deal, subject to ratification by the members, provides a 12% increase in wages over the life of the contract and expands employer-paid healthcare to family members of full-time employees.

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Statement from New England Faith Leaders
Spotlight | Published: | Filed In: New England District 615

"As faith leaders we call on the business community to honor these workers whom they rely on with a contract that truly includes them in the economic recovery with living wages and real benefits like affordable health coverage."

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Ready to Strike in Boston!
Spotlight | Published: 09/26/2016 | Filed In: New England District 615
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Hundreds of Boston area janitors voted to authorize a strike if no contract agreement is reached by September 30.

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Boston Janitors Vote to Authorize Strike
Press Release | Published: 09/24/2016 | Filed In: New England District 615

After a spirited meeting at the Back Bay Events Center, hundreds of janitors who maintain nearly 2,000 office buildings in the Greater Boston campus voted to authorize their union’s bargaining committee to call a strike if they don’t reach an agreement with the Maintenance Contractors Association New England by September 30.

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