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November 3, 1998
* Flight attendants for America West, who have been flying four years without a contract, voted to authorize a strike that potentially could disrupt the busy Christmas travel season. Nearly all members of the Assn. of Flight Attendants local that represents them voted to authorize a strike. However, America West said flight attendants will not be legally authorized to strike during the holidays and assured customers they should be "completely comfortable" booking travel on the airline.
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October 5, 2001 | Bloomberg News
ServiceMaster Co. agreed to sell its facilities management unit to Aramark Corp. for $800 million, as part of a shift in focus from the institutional market to residential customers. ServiceMaster, a Downers Grove, Ill., provider of housecleaning and pest control services, also agreed to sell some of the landscape construction operations of its TruGreen unit to Environmental Industries Inc., a closely held Calabasas company. Terms weren't disclosed.
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May 14, 1997
More than 100 janitors working at the University of Southern California are planning to march from the campus to the nearby Coliseum today to demand the right to join a union. Almost 70% of the 200 workers who clean the university and the USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center voted in an unofficial ballot to join the Service Employees International Local 1877 last month, according to union organizers.
BUSINESS
November 3, 1998
* Flight attendants for America West, who have been flying four years without a contract, voted to authorize a strike that potentially could disrupt the busy Christmas travel season. Nearly all members of the Assn. of Flight Attendants local that represents them voted to authorize a strike. However, America West said flight attendants will not be legally authorized to strike during the holidays and assured customers they should be "completely comfortable" booking travel on the airline.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 25, 1997
Subcontracted janitors at USC and the USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center who struck to protest alleged unfair labor practices ended their walkout Monday in Los Angeles. Leticia Salcedo, a labor organizer with Service Employees International Union, Local 399, said the workers decided to return to their jobs after five days because they felt that they had "sent a clear message" to the subcontracting company, ServiceMaster.
BUSINESS
October 5, 2001 | Bloomberg News
ServiceMaster Co. agreed to sell its facilities management unit to Aramark Corp. for $800 million, as part of a shift in focus from the institutional market to residential customers. ServiceMaster, a Downers Grove, Ill., provider of housecleaning and pest control services, also agreed to sell some of the landscape construction operations of its TruGreen unit to Environmental Industries Inc., a closely held Calabasas company. Terms weren't disclosed.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 20, 1997 | MAKI BECKER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
After a year of labor tension, subcontracted janitors at USC and USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center have gone on strike to gain recognition for their union and protest what they say are unfair labor practices against workers trying to organize. The strike began late Tuesday night and continued Wednesday. Strikers plan to march near the campus today.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 5, 1996 | ANGIE CHUANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
At least 100 nonunion janitors walked out of their posts at USC and the USC/John T. Norris Jr. Comprehensive Cancer Center on Wednesday to protest what they claim is harassment and discrimination by the university's contractor to discourage them from unionizing. The one-day walkout against contracting company ServiceMaster began at noon and continued into the evening, and the strikers planned to join a late-night rally near the USC campus.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 14, 1997
More than 100 janitors working at the University of Southern California are planning to march from the campus to the nearby Coliseum today to demand the right to join a union. Almost 70% of the 200 workers who clean the university and the USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center voted in an unofficial ballot to join the Service Employees International Local 1877 last month, according to union organizers.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 25, 1997
Subcontracted janitors at USC and the USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center who struck to protest alleged unfair labor practices ended their walkout Monday in Los Angeles. Leticia Salcedo, a labor organizer with Service Employees International Union, Local 399, said the workers decided to return to their jobs after five days because they felt that they had "sent a clear message" to the subcontracting company, ServiceMaster.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 20, 1997 | MAKI BECKER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
After a year of labor tension, subcontracted janitors at USC and USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center have gone on strike to gain recognition for their union and protest what they say are unfair labor practices against workers trying to organize. The strike began late Tuesday night and continued Wednesday. Strikers plan to march near the campus today.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 5, 1996 | ANGIE CHUANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
At least 100 nonunion janitors walked out of their posts at USC and the USC/John T. Norris Jr. Comprehensive Cancer Center on Wednesday to protest what they claim is harassment and discrimination by the university's contractor to discourage them from unionizing. The one-day walkout against contracting company ServiceMaster began at noon and continued into the evening, and the strikers planned to join a late-night rally near the USC campus.
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