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MIAMI — The so-far limited strike by University of Miami janitors against the school''s building service contractor UNICCO may spread to the university''s hospital, according to this Associated Press story printed in The Ledger of Lakeland, FL. The Service Employees International Union (SEIU), which is representing the 400 unorganized janitors, filed a 10-day notice of intent to strike the university hospital, where half of the university''s janitors work, the article noted. A union spokeswoman said that about 100 of the 200 janitors who work at the Coral Gables campus are on strike, according to the article. Also, the Miami Herald reported on the strike''s impact on students, noting that professors who refuse to cross the picket lines on campus were holding classes in nearby churches, temples, houses and parks. Click here for previous CM e-News Daily™ coverage of this issue. Click here to read the Associated Press story and here to read the Miami Herald story. For related information, click here. To return to today''s news, click here. To discuss this topic with other industry professionals, click here. For a free subscription to CM e-News DailyTM, the daily news service for the building maintenance industry, click here. For a free introductory subscription (or subscription renewal) to CM/Cleaning & Maintenance Management® magazine, the leading publication in the facility maintenance and contract cleaning industries, click here.