Dozens of Durham Public Schools custodial workers rallied outside school district offices Friday, hoping they’ll get their back wages soon. Workers carried signs reading, "DPS, Clean This Up!"
More than 140 custodians at big schools like Jordan and Hillside High Schools are still due two paychecks that were supposed to come before the holidays.
Durham Public Schools contracts out custodial services. But when sub-contractor, Integrity Facilities Management filed for bankruptcy, workers were not paid.