BOSTON, MA — The recent switch in cleaning services on the Tufts University campus could affect the job security and working conditions of the janitorial staff, according to The Tufts Daily.
The university has made the decision to switch from ABM Industries to UGL Unicco, the article stated.
According to the article, the decision to solicit bids for a new contractor was prompted by a desire to ensure that the management of the companies remain competitive.
The switch to a new contractor has not changed the actual janitorial staff members, as the UGL Unicco contract requires that the contractor offer jobs to all the previous ABM employees, the article noted.
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