Independent Audit of Impact Cleaning Services Sites called for by SEIU

    Property owners and managers contacted amid concerns of violation of
    workers' rights

    TORONTO, June 23 /CNW/ - The Service Employees International Union Local
2 (SEIU) have contacted property managers and owners to request they cooperate
in an independent audit of the employment standards in buildings where they
have contracted work to Impact Cleaning Services Limited (Impact).
    SEIU is proposing that the audit be conducted by the Workers Action
Centre (WAC). WAC is a community-based advocacy group that works with people
in low-wage and unstable employment and is completely independent of SEIU.
    A complaint was filed with the Ministry of Labour on behalf of employees
of Impact two weeks ago alleging that many of contractor's employees in
Toronto are being paid less than the minimum wage and are working without
WSIB, EI or CPP benefits.
    SEIU has given property managers and owners to the end of the month to
    The full complaint can be read at:


    The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is the largest and
fastest growing union in North America, with 100,000 workers in Canada and 2
million workers across North America.

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For further information: Tom Galivan, (905) 870-2709

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