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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.
The first law in the U.S. that is specifically aimed toward eliminating sexual harassment in the janitorial industry was signed in September in California, according to the Bloomberg BNA.

OSHA published their final rules on how to handle whistle-blower complaints under the Affordable Care Act, according to the Society for Human Resource Management.

A college-educated janitor answers questions on what it is like to go from the white-collar industry to a blue-collar job. In the Atlantic, Ciro Gutierrez, a cleaner at the University of Connecticut, talks about how working in this industry has become a rewarding career path.

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