Custodial employees of Brentwood Mall in danger of losing jobs
BURNABY, BC — Seventeen members of the custodial staff at the Brentwood Town Mall announced plans for a public protest this Saturday, according to BIV Business Today.
Their jobs are in danger because Shape Properties, a 50 percent owner of the mall, have decided to contract out cleaning and maintenance work, the article reported.
"Brentwood Town Centre used to be considered a community partner in Burnaby. But what kind of community partner cuts decent paying jobs with benefits in our community," said Jessie Hon Wen, a custodian at the mall for four years.
While support for the custodian’s case is growing throughout the community, calls to Shape Properties have thus far gone unanswered, the article stated.
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