University of Alberta janitors say they are being mistreated
October 1, 2010
ALBERTA, CANADA — Janitors at the University of Alberta appear to be fed up with how they''re being treated, and they''re taking their complaints to the Alberta Labor Relations Board, according to News i880AM.
At least one janitor claims they were fired by cleaning contractor Bee Clean for standing up for temporary foreign workers, the article noted.
The cleaners say they''ve had ongoing concerns over pay and other issues, but anytime they bring it up Bee Clean threatens to send them home, the article stated.
According to the article, the workers have filed an unfair labor practice and they''re also going public with their complaints at a news conference.
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