Tag: Facilities

Facilities staff rejects contract

Facilities staff rejects contract

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11/30/2016

Georgetown’s Facilities Management staff voted on Nov. 16 not to accept the contract negotiated for them by the university and their union, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) 1199. Negotiations have lasted for six months, and facilities workers have been without a contract since the school year began. One facilities worker who voted against the…

Employees raise labor concerns in HFSC

Employees raise labor concerns in HFSC

By:
09/19/2016

Georgetown’s facilities management has not hired additional custodial staff to clean Healey Family Student Center (HFSC) since its opening in Sept. 2014, according to employees. Night shift workers say they clean the new student center on top of their regular workload, starting at 5:30am each morning. Custodian Michael McCannon said that Robin Morey, vice president…

GSC denied access to union negotiations

GSC denied access to union negotiations

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09/14/2016

On Sept. 8, members of the Georgetown Solidarity Committee (GSC) were denied access to observe the negotiations between the University and SEIU Local 1199, a union that represents campus maintenance and facilities workers. No more than three GSC members at a time tried to attend the meeting throughout the day, according to Vincent DeLaurentis (SFS…

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