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Janitors strike at Barrington High School is over

Janitors strike at Barrington High School is over

A group of striking janitors at Barrington High School will return to work Tuesday, officials said in a statement. The Service Employees International Union, which supported the strike, said it had productive negotiations with RJB Properties, which employed the janitors. As a result of those talks, the janitors' hourly wage will increase to $9.50, according to the statement. It had been reduced to $8.50 earlier this summer after Barrington School District 220 entered into a new contract with RJB. Last school year, the janitors' wage was $9.77 an hour, and some of them went on strike the first day of school in protest of the cut. "Despite this victory, the fight for a...

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