Twin Cities janitors rally for greener jobs
By Brittany Falkers
Twin Cities janitors launched a campaign Saturday aimed at making their jobs "green," according to the WCCO News.
More than 300 janitors and community members rallied and marched in downtown
They met at noon on Saturday at Block E in downtown
Javier Morillo-Alicea, president of Local 26 of the Service Employees International Union, told the Star Tribune, "We know that conservation is key for our children and grandchildren to inherit a livable world."
SEIU Local 26 represents more than 4,000 janitors who clean buildings in the seven-county metro area. The union is preparing to bargain a new contract. The current contract expires Dec. 31, the Star Tribune said.