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School delays decision on outsourcing custodial work

August 11, 2010
ANN ARBOR, MI — Lincoln Consolidated Schools has delayed action on a proposal that would outsource the district''s custodial work, according to
The proposal would outsource custodial work, but not maintenance duties, at an estimated savings of $636,000, the article noted.
According to the article, the district is considering contracting with Holland-based Enviro-Clean for $1.14 million.
The custodians argued they cannot live off the $9.00-9.50 per hour starting pay Enviro-Clean offers: Custodians also said there was no guarantee of being be rehired by Enviro-Clean, the article stated.
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