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This is our chance to make our voice heard — and help get ready for bargaining!
Please fill out this survey and return it no later than March 5th to your Shop Steward. Call or text the Member Resource Center at 503-964-5311 (or email mrc@seiu49.org) if you don’t know who to give your survey to.

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* 1. Contact Information

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* 2. Sign me up for text alerts. ** By providing my phone number, I understand that SEIU and its locals and affiliates may use automated calling technologies and/or text message me on my cellular phone on a periodic basis. SEIU will never charge for text message alerts. Carrier message and data rates may apply to such alerts. Text STOP to 787753 to stop receiving messages. Text HELP to 787753 for more information.

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* 3. Shift:

***We will try to win improvements in all the areas listed below, but we need to know what is MOST important
to you. If you mark more than ONE answer for each question below, your answer will not be counted. Please write any comments or suggestions you have in question #16.***

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* 4. Seniority pay: Right now, janitors make the same if they have worked for the company for 6 months – 14 years. Janitors with 15 years make $0.25 more. What do you think? PICK ONE:

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* 5. A top goal of bargaining is to get raises for everyone. Aside from this, what is the ONE other pay issue most important to you?
PICK ONE:

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* 6. Which ONE of these is MOST important to you?
PICK ONE:

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* 7. What is the ONE holiday you want MOST, that we don’t have now:
PICK ONE:

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* 8. Vacation: Have you had a problem getting vacation time approved when you wanted it?

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* 9. Your insurance: Which of these situations applies to you?

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* 10. Do you have a spouse or domestic partner who you want to put on the union insurance?

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* 11. Dental insurance: Have you had problems with the costs for dental work under the union insurance?
PICK ONE:

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* 12. Dental Insurance: PICK ONE:

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* 13. Vision insurance: Right now, if you have union health insurance you have a vision benefit that pays for your glasses and exams through VSP (not Kaiser).PICK ONE:

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* 14. The amount of work I am assigned is…
PICK ONE:

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* 15. Which ONE of these would be MOST helpful for you?
PICK ONE

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* 16. Other than higher pay, what is the ONE issue that is MOST important to you:
PICK ONE:

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* 17. Janitors in New York and California have union training programs that have created career opportunities and higher pay. We would like to create a program like that here in Oregon and Washington. Which on-the-job training would you be most interested in taking?
YOU CAN PICK MORE THAN ONE:

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* 18. Which of these training courses for skills outside of work would you be interested in taking?
YOU CAN PICK MORE THAN ONE:

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* 19. Please write any other improvements or changes you would like to see at work:

CONTRACT KICK OFF!
Saturday, March 14 • 1:30 pm • Hilton Hotel, 921 SW 6th Ave, Portland
On March 14th, we will meet to hear the results of this survey. At this meeting, you will elect janitors to the Bargaining Team, who will work with union staff to bargain the new union contract. If you want to win any of the improvements discussed above, you have to participate in union activities.

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* 20. Will you come to the Contract Kick Off?

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* 21. Bargaining team: Who would be the best person to represent you and your coworkers when we bargain a new contract with your company? Please write their full name (first and last) here:

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