SEIU Canada (Service Employees International Union - Canada)

SEIU Canada (Service Employees International Union - Canada)

October 19, 2007 16:36 ET

SEIU Local 2.on: Employment Scheme Cooked Up by Hallmark, Violating ESA, Janitors, SEIU Allege

MPP Cheri DiNovo (Parkdale-High Park) to voice concerns at news conference

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 19, 2007) - Janitors will disclose details of what they say are practices which violate the Employment Standards Act by their employer Hallmark Housekeeping Services Inc. in a news conference Tuesday morning.

The Service Employees International Union Local 2 (SEIU) say they have gathered evidence suggesting Hallmark's practices are violating workers rights, creating downward pressure cleaning industry standards, and having a negative effect on the public interest.

MPP Cheri DiNovo (Parkdale-High Park) has heard the workers' concerns and will address them at the news conference.



WHAT: News Conference re: Alleged ESA Violations by Hallmark

WHEN: 10:00 am - Tuesday October 23, 2007

WHERE: Outside of Rogers Building
333 Bloor St. East
Just east of Jarvis St.


SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

- MPP Cheri DiNovo

- Hallmark Janitor

- Justice for Janitors Steering Committee Member

Copies of ESA Complaint will be available.

With 1.9 million members the Service Employees International Union is North America's largest and fastest growing union.

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