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Miami Tower Janitors Say They're Facing Retaliation for Protesting Unfair Working Conditions

24 Feb 2021

Janitors from the Miami Tower protested earlier this month against unfair working conditions and harassment they say they have had to face for months throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

Walk-outs and marches took place on February 9 and 11 in response to "unsafe working conditions and intimidation and retaliation over organizing efforts," an event description read.

According to the group of protesters, Miami Tower's cleaning contractor, SFM Services, was recently fined over $10,000 by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration after workers filed a complaint about the use of noxious chemical spray to disinfect the building while janitors were still inside...