News Advisory - Employment Scheme cooked up by Hallmark, Violating ESA, Janitors, SEIU Allege



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

    TORONTO, Oct. 22 /CNW/ - 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.

    
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    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.
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    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.





For further information:

For further information: Christine Miller, (416) 576-5041

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