Union launches ad campaign
HOUSTON, TX — The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) has launched a national online advertising campaign calling on JP Morgan Chase chief executive officer (CEO) Jamie Dimon to meet with striking Houston janitor Adriana Vasquez, according to a press release.
The ads call attention to an episode in Washington last month in which Dimon, testifying before the House Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Committee, was confronted by Vasquez regarding low wages for janitors at the JP Morgan Chase tower and other Houston office buildings, the release stated.
According to the release, Dimon asked Vasquez to call his office in order to set up a meeting, but Vasquez'' multiple calls to Dimon''s office have not been returned.
The online campaign contrasts the janitors with Dimon, who pays himself $9,000 every 49 minutes leading a company that reported $19 billion in profits in 2011, the release noted.
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