We received numerous reports about unclean schools and facilities as we prepared for the start to the year, but there is some good news to share regarding a school cleanliness arbitration victory at Simeon High School.
Educators returning to buildings this week say issues with cleaning, ventilation, screening remain in schools just days before reopening to students
Inaccurate screening devices, inadequate or missing air purifiers, and inoperable windows are some of the discoveries this first week back, in addition to classrooms that “look like tornadoes hit them, and are caked with dust and dirt.”
The decision to kick Aramark our of schools is a testament to our members’ advocacy and the work of our union. We are happy to finally see some light at the end of this filthy tunnel, but that’s where the celebration ends.