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    :: Sunday, July 30, 2006 ::

    Cleaning contract talks could get messy - By Judith Davidoff, The Capital Times, WI
    SEIU organizer Leone Bicchieri said that the request for a proposal calls for the selected contractor to allow its workers to organize without any interference. On that basis alone, Bicchieri said, CleanPower should have been disqualified.

    "CleanPower has shown anti-union videos in state buildings," he said. "CleanPower has circulated anti-union memos."

    Jeffrey Packee, the company's president, maintains that his firm has not stood in the way of unionizing efforts and that most of his workers are not interested in being represented by a union.
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