Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - Alberta

October 08, 2010 13:13 ET

Public School Trustees Come Clean

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Oct. 8, 2010) - Edmonton Public School custodial workers released the results of their interviews with public school board Trustee candidates today.

"We are endorsing the following candidates because they are concerned about student health and success," says Doug Luellman, President of CUPE Local 474 which represents over 800 custodial workers in Edmonton Public Schools.

"They recognize that Edmonton Public Schools has to address the need for centralized custodial services in order to assure all Edmonton Public Schools are cleaned to the same standard."

The research shows that in order to provide the best cleaning services a centralized model is better that site based management says Luellman.

Ward A - Kevan Warner Ward F - Michael Janz
Ward B - Perry Chahal Ward G - Sarah Hoffman
Ward C - Christopher Spencer Ward H - ACCLAIMED
Ward D - ACCLAIMED Ward I - Tina Jardine
Ward E - Heather MacKenzie  

CUPE is Canada's largest union with close to half a million women and men who provide public services. In Alberta, CUPE's 30,000 members work in health care, municipalities, schools, colleges, universities, libraries, emergency medical services, social services and casinos. Visit our CUPE websites for more information www.cupe.ca and www.cupealberta.ab.ca

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