Justice for Janitors

Toronto janitors take on property moguls

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Mila Viernes a cleaner with 9 years of experience who was fired from a Dream REIT building because she wanted to join a union.

By David Bush
A couple of dozen janitors and their supporters protested outside the corporate headquarters of Dream Office REIT, one of Canada’s largest estate companies, in downtown Toronto on Tuesday. The lunchtime rally was organized by the Service Employees International Union Local 2 in an effort to shed light on the company’s poor labour record. The companies that Dream REIT have chosen to contract out its cleaning services to have been accused of numerous labour violations such as not retaining when a contract was flipped because workers wanted to join a union, paying below the minimum wage and not paying proper severance and termination pay.

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See also Toronto Star’s coverage on the story. http://on.thestar.com/1N3MBNe

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