Coverage of the May 8, 2012 Press Conference
The Lens staff writer |
Former custodians at six of the Recovery School District’s direct-run schools say their former district-contracted employer fired them last week without just cause.
Custodians say representatives from ARAMARK, a Philadelphia-based service corporation that RSD contracted with on April 1 for janitorial services, told them on May 1 they didn’t pass the probationary period that’s standard for new hires. But several custodians said they have been with the schools, although not with ARAMARK, for years, and they said they performed well on their jobs.
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