Today, a rally was held in front of the office of the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) to demand that the department convene a wage board to review safety practices and wages in the care worker industry.
Last Friday morning, members of Service Employees International Union Local 105 (SEIU Local 105) representing nearly 2,500 Denver janitors finalized an agreement with city cleaning contractors for a new three-year contract.
Justice for Janitors Campaign Begins Bargaining With Denver Cleaning Contractors for Better Wages, Work Conditions
Yesterday, SEIU Local 105’s bargaining team began their first day of negotiations with several Denver cleaning contractors to push for better wages and working conditions for janitors.
Earlier today, the sun beat down on downtown Denver, with temperatures reaching as high as 100° F at their peak. The blazing heat could not stop more than 100 protestors from showing up at Skyline Park to demand better wages, protections, and respect for Denver’s janitors.