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Dual Status Has Excluded Them School Cleaners Press Bid For Prevailing-Wage Right

Posted: Friday, May 25, 2012 12:00 am | Updated: 11:14 am, Wed Jun 6, 2012.

School Cleaners caught in a legal loophole that prevents them from earning prevailing wages are taking legal action to remedy the situation, arguing that their unique employment status should not deny them fair wages.

Service Employees International Union Local 32BJ, which represents the 5,000 Cleaners, has filed a living-wage complaint with the city, seeking prevailing wages for its members.

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  • Henry Barrett posted at 6:53 am on Thu, May 24, 2012.

    Henry Barrett Posts: 0

    I support Local 94 and Local 32 . The dept of Ed NYC is really getting over on these
    union members. ENOUGH ALREADY !! Pay these members a fair wage!!! The Dept of ED spends MILLIONS ON contractors and consultants and will not pay a decent wage
    to these hard working members!!! WORKERS UNITE !
    Henry Barrett former Local 94 ,891,74 member.

     

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