Do you want to change the world?

SEIU is now recruiting activists across Canada for the launch of its Organizing Apprenticeship Program in September, 2014. No experience necessary. Applicants must be committed to social justice.

Apollo 8 workers at Cloverdale Mall join SEIU!

Anger overcomes fear. That’s what the janitors’ leaders are saying at Cloverdale Mall.

Previous efforts to form a Union have been put off because of fear. But that’s all changed.

CleanMark workers at the Dartmouth Crossing Cineplex in Negotiations

The new members are excited to join the Halifax GDI cleaners who ratified their first collective agreement last summer. The GDI workers improved their working conditions, making it easier to make ends meet. Now negotiations are underway to ensure that …

Workers at Nova Scotia’s largest cleaning company win benefits & other improvements in historic contract

“We’re very proud of what we accomplished,” said cleaner Debbie Desveaux. “Working families in Halifax deserve better and we have finally taken a big step in the right direction.”

Spotlight shone on issues affecting non-union janitors

Toronto Star: Ontario Law Commission recommends sweeping changes to protect vulnerable workers. A startling rise in “precarious work” — low-wage temp jobs with no benefits — needs to be addressed, says a report offering 47 recommendations.

GDI Cleaners in Halifax Victorious

Justice for Janitors – From Coast to Coast!

Sample Ballot

Attention GDI Cleaners! See a sample ballot for the upcoming vote!

Halifax GDI Vote Times & Locations

  Maps Wednesday February 27th Morning Vote in Dartmouth Afternoon Vote in Halifax  Thursday February 28th Morning Vote in Halifax Afternoon Vote in Dartmouth Visit our Calendar page for maps   Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook …

We’re Voting SEIU!

Join Us! We are Stronger Together!

Halifax Q&A

With everything that’s going on, you might have a few questions. Check out our Q&A. If your question is not answered, please contact us.

HALIFAX WORKERS: New Vote Announced!

GDI cleaners (OMNI, Empire, Novacos, and ABC) are one vote away from forming a Union with SEIU and bargaining to win improvements!

Nova Scotia Labour Board Update

February 7, 2013 SEIU, The Teamsters and OMNI have been meeting at the Labour Board during the first few days of February. SEIU has always maintained that the ballots from the previous vote should  be counted and the workers’ wishes …

A message to workers paying Teamsters dues in Halifax

Join Us and Improve Your Working Conditions Non-Union OMNI workers in Halifax have been trying to form a Union with SEIU since last summer. Even though more than 80% of us voted to join SEIU at a Labour Board election …

Workers in Halifax are Speaking Out

Hear what they have to say…

Your Contract, Your Union

You’re invited to attend the J4J Toronto proposals meeting on Saturday January 26.

Application deadline extended!

Apply for the Organizing Apprenticeship Program today!

Photos: J4J Ottawa Holiday Party

Members brought their families to enjoy good company, food and prizes at the 2012 J4J Ottawa Holiday Party. Check out the photos …

An Attack on Social Services

Check out the Toronto & York Region Labour Council video to see how the implementation of Harper’s omnibus budget implementation bill (C-38) will affect everyone living in Canada.

Service Master Employees Join SEIU

In November nearly 100 Service Master employees in the Niagara region joined SEIU to win better pay, benefits and working conditions.

Omni Workers in Vancouver Approve New CBA

Omni workers in Vancouver have approved a new contract. The new Collective Agreement includes a Health and Welfare Plan (benefits), increases in wages and a personal day.