University of Alberta janitors form union
December 6, 2010
EDMONTON, AB — Janitors at the University of Alberta have cleaned up problems with their employer over unpaid overtime and their desire to form a union, according to CHQT-AM.
The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) said it has reached a first contract with Bee-Clean Building Maintenance to represent janitors who work at the university, the article stated.
Merryn Edwards, a union spokeswoman, said the contract has been ratified and all issues regarding unpaid overtime and unfair labor practices have been addressed in the agreement.