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The online form has been revised to better help users file a workplace complaint with the appropriate agency. The form now provides another option for submitting retaliation complaints to OSHA.

Hashtags are an inexpensive and effective form of word-of-mouth marketing. Take a look at how to use hashtags on social media to create the buzz for your janitorial business.

On Aug. 1, the Injury Tracking Application will allow employers to electronically submit the required injury and illness data from their 2016 OSHA Form 300A.

House Bill 3279 was passed by the Oregon House of Representatives to protect janitorial subcontractors in Oregon from wage theft and sexual assault. This bill follows a similar bill passed in California in 2016.

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a racial discrimination lawsuit against Diversified Maintenance System, LLC., for having an “ongoing pattern” of denying African-American applicants employment based on their race, according to the Tampa Bay Times.

OSHA has proposed a delay in the date for the compliance rule requiring employers to submit electronic reports for injury and illness from July 1 to Dec. 1. The delay will give OSHA an opportunity to give the Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses rule further review.

The Waco City Council is preparing to start outsourcing its janitorial services beginning as early as this fall. Officials for this Texan city have suggested outsourcing as a way to reduce the city’s $1 million janitorial budget by one-third, according to the Waco Tribune-Herald.

From developing systems to continuing education, the Entrepreneur.com has 13 ways for you to create and keep a successful cleaning business.

A viral news story helped ABC7 newsroom janitor Keanon Kyles gain the confidence to take an opportunity to apply for an opera in Scotland. He was offered a part in the Clyde Opera Group’s production of La Boheme and was flown to Glasgow last summer. Now, he’s been offered a lead performance with the company.

The heat illness prevention campaign is aiming to educate employers and workers on how to stay healthy and hydrated while working in that summer sun.

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