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SEIU Local 2: Toronto’s Unions Demand MPs Ensure Tropicana Fulfills Its Duty to the Black Community, Reach Fair Deal With Striking Staff Before Christmas
December 18, 2020 10:57 ET | SEIU Local 2
Tropicana Community Services workers have been on strike for six weeks to get a first collective agreement after years of wage freezes. Meanwhile, management flaunt their selection as stewards of the...
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Tropicana Community Services board hired labour consultant with a long and ongoing history of racist and sexist social media posts
December 17, 2020 14:53 ET | SEIU Local 2
Retained shortly after workers unionized, labour consultant Ken Godevenos is a prolific social media user with over 30,000 posts on Twitter alone. His archive includes dozens of racist and sexist...
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SEIU Local 2: Tropicana Management Storms from Bargaining Table After Workers Refuse A Fresh Offer of More Wage Freezes
December 14, 2020 16:52 ET | SEIU Local 2
Management’s latest round of behaviour confirms concerns raised by Black leaders last week about the unfitness of Tropicana management to Federal funds. The Federal government should select another...
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SEIU Local 2: Matthew Green and the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists Doubt Tropicana Management's Ability to Steward Federal Funds
December 09, 2020 13:08 ET | SEIU Local 2
The CBTU (Coalition of Black Trade Unionists) and Matthew Green MP join SEIU (Service Employees International Union) Local 2 to question Tropicana management's fitness to administer the Supporting...
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SEIU (Service Employees International Union) Local 2: Tropicana Management Spreads Misinformation As Workers Enter Fourth Week Of Strike
December 01, 2020 12:31 ET | SEIU Local 2
TORONTO, Dec. 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Even as the weather cools and the pandemic worsens, Tropicana management prefers to spend its publicly-funded budget on strike-breakers and security guards...
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MEDIA ADVISORY: Tropicana Workers Rallying at Queen’s Park in Protest of Years of Wage Freezes
November 18, 2020 13:46 ET | SEIU Local 2
TORONTO, Nov. 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tropicana Community Services workers will be holding a rally at Queen’s Park on Thursday, November 19th from 12pm to 1pm. The workers are unionized with...
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Tropicana Board Awards Management Bonuses While Frontline Staff Get More Wage Freezes
November 13, 2020 14:06 ET | SEIU Local 2
TORONTO, Nov. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tropicana workers have learned that the Tropicana board voted to grant a $3000 to a manager in 2019, around the time the frontline workers unionized and...
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Parents and Workers Concerned after Tropicana Management Hires Strikebreakers for Childcare Centers
November 09, 2020 19:18 ET | SEIU Local 2
TORONTO, Nov. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tropicana management has hired childcare workers from MeLor Inc. to cross the picket line during the first day of the Tropicana workers' strike....
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Tropicana Workers Begin Strike on Monday after Management Pushes Three More Years of Wage Freezes
November 06, 2020 14:19 ET | SEIU Local 2
TORONTO, Nov. 06, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tropicana workers unionized with SEIU (Services Employees International Union) Local 2 are heading to the picket line on Monday, November 9th. The workers...
Bee-Clean Janitors Win Paid Sick Days, Health Benefits, and a Wage Boost in their First Collective Agreement
November 03, 2020 11:54 ET | SEIU Local 2
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bee-Clean Building Maintenance janitors in British Columbia voted to ratify their first collective agreement on Monday, November 2nd....