Story URL: http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/news.aspx?id=221386
Story Retrieval Date: 12/13/2013 12:25:20 AM CST
Spokesperson for the Service Employees International Union, in front, backed by City Council members and O'Hare Airport janitors, spoke Tuesday at City Hall in support of the janitors' organizing efforts.
O'Hare janitors face off with employer over union representation
Janitorial employees from O’Hare International Airport and Service Employees International Union representatives gathered at City Hall Tuesday to urge United Maintenance Co. Inc., the janitors' employer, to recognize SEIU Local 1 as the bargaining agent for airport janitors and window-washers. However, United Maintenance claims a miscommunication between the parties.