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Two Roanoke residents talk about their journey to starting a successful commercial cleaning business.

OSHA has set new standards to increase workplace safety in regards to slips, trips, and fall hazards.

Three colleagues took a risk at a Target where they worked. Now, they are able to offer a janitor’s union to big-name retailers in order to create fair working conditions for employees, according to Minnesota Public Radio.

After the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries discovered that Cornerstone Janitorial was underpaying their workers, the company has been banned from doing government work, according to The Oregonian.

The machine will be able to clean without a human driver, according to KPBS news.

Monday, 07 November 2016 16:41

University Janitors Rally for Wage Increases

Janitorial unions at two major universities seek wage increases.

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) janitor made over $150,000 in overtime pay last year, according to Time Magazine.

Monday, 07 November 2016 16:33

New OSHA Restrictions Delayed Until Dec. 1

OSHA’s newly written anti-retaliation provisions, that included restrictions on subjective post-accident drug testing, have been delayed until December 1.

The commercial cleaning industry is one of many industries that are renovating how they provide employees with training material and continuing educational opportunities, according to the Harvard Business Review.
Monday, 24 October 2016 16:51

The Pros and Cons of Automated Vacuums

While still mainly a tool of residential cleaning, one author at Forbes takes a look at the overall pros and cons of owning an automated vacuum cleaner.