Non-Union Janitors Strike In Mpls., Block Traffic Coming Into DowntownHundreds of non-union workers took to Minneapolis streets Thursday morning to protest for fair wages. They were joined by supporters from the community, asking corporations to do their part in ending the racial and economic disparities in Minnesota.
Twin Cities Janitors Hold 1-Day Strike Over Wages, WorkloadWednesday night, thousands of Twin Cities janitors have formed picket lines outside the places they normally clean. It's a one-day strike, but it involves 4,000 members of the Service Employees International Union.
Twin Cities Janitors Prepare For 1-Day Strike Set For WednesdayTwin Cities janitors are making final preparations for Wednesday's one-day strike.
Local SEIU Reiterates Demands As Feb. 14 Strike Deadline ApproachesWith one more bargaining session planned before the strike deadline, Twin Cities janitors and SEIU Local 26 reiterated their demands outside of U.S. Bank Thursday.
Father Says School Brushed Off Worries About Janitor Charged With RapeThe father of a former Forest View student said he's upset the school didn't take his concerns about a school janitor more seriously.
Elementary Janitor Accused Of Raping 12-Year-Old Adopted DaughterA janitor at an Washington County elementary school is accused of raping his preteen adopted daughter and possessing a large amount of child porn on his school-issued computer.
School Janitor Accused Of Peeping At Boys In BathroomA longtime school janitor has been charged with peeping at an 11-year-old student while he was in a bathroom stall, and the criminal complaint alleges a number of similar past incidents. Walter Johann Happel, 62, of Newport, Minn., was working as a janitor at Linwood Monroe Arts Plus School.
S.D. Janitor Claims American Flag Disrespected, Fired A Fort Pierre man says he was fired from his job as a school custodian after posting photos on Facebook showing a crumpled up American flag.