January 15, 2019
UFCW Local 152 members who are employed by CRS Facility Services and work at the Philadelphia Mills Mall ratified a new contract on Jan. 4 that raises wages and improves benefits. The CRS Facility Services workers provide janitorial and groundskeeping services for the mall, which is located in northeast Philadelphia and has over 200 stores.
The new three-year contract includes wage increases for each year of the agreement, and enhanced bereavement leave. The agreement also includes the addition of pants to the uniform allotment provided by the employer, and seniority rights for job protection in case of sickness.