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Despite the looming threat of automation replacing skilled workers, it is estimated that janitorial and custodial jobs are expected to grow by 10 percent.

Friday, 09 November 2018 11:40

Detroit Janitors Strike Successful

The janitors who clean Detroit’s schools and downtown commercial sites ratified a new contract that will provide at a $15 per hour minimum. 

Friday, 09 November 2018 11:40

Preventing Flu in the Workplace

OSHA outlines how to keep your employees, your clients and yourself safe during this year’s flu season. 

A sit in on October 25 resulted in 48 arrests of janitors and supporters who were protesting at the Eli Lilly corporation. 

OSHA has launched a program that will use electronic information submitted by employers to target high-injury rate establishments in an effort to decrease hazards in the workplace. 

An alliance between OSHA and the SMRP was formed to provide information and training on preventing worker exposure to health and safety hazards in the workplace. 

Watch Alabama’s Moody Elementary school surprise their janitor for Custodial Worker’s Recognition Day.

After a behemoth cleaning company started to pursue a former hourly janitor for taking a job in the same building she had been cleaning in, but for a different firm, insiders ask themselves how far can the noncompete reach in the cleaning industry?  

Tuesday, 09 October 2018 16:11

School Janitor Helps Students

Henry Morales, the lead custodian at IDEA Ingram Hills, is known for his pride in keeping his campus clean and keep students safe.

Tuesday, 09 October 2018 14:04

Indianapolis Janitors Rally for Higher Wages

Workers rallied in Indianapolis for higher wages that would put janitors at equal pay as public employees. The hope is to work toward a living wage. 

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