These big St. Louis buildings could go uncleaned as janitors authorize strike

[…] Michelle McNeal, a janitor at 1010 Market St., said she is a mother who previously experienced homelessness.

“We believe that $10 an hour is not enough to feed our families, to pay our bill, to be able to do public transportation, to be able to have our medical bills paid for,” she said.

Supporting the janitors at a downtown rally Thursday were Rabbi Susan Talve, St. Louis Building Trades Executive Secretary-Treasurer John Stiffler and Rev. Darryl Gray.