Union Wins Settlement Against Cleaning Contractor

Two New Jersey companies accused of firing workers for union organizing have agreed to pay more than $650,000 in back wages, according to an article on the N.J.com website. The settlements come after years of fighting by Local 32BJ.

Eastern Essential Services agreed to give $600,000 in back pay after it allegedly refused to hire 36 workers when it took over the cleaning contracts for three buildings in North Jersey.

The 36 janitors were eventually hired by other contractors who took over cleaning services for two of the three buildings in North Jersey.

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