The Labor Exchange: Janitors – Winning Victories And Telling Their Own Stories

Today we’ll look at a recent victory by striking janitorial workers at the Denver airport. Then we’ll hear about a project to collect and preserve oral histories of janitors in Colorado.

KGNU’s Alexis Kenyon spoke with David Fernandez of the Service Employees International Union about what a recent wage hike won by janitors at the Denver International Airport and what it means for a growing labor movement.

News Director Shannon Young sits down for a conversation with Cynthia Torres, a Boulder woman who went from working as a custodian to documenting their oral histories for the Library of Congress.


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