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Businesses switch to daytime janitorial shifts

April 11, 2011
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PHILADELPHIA — Formally taboo, janitorial workers are beginning to get daytime shifts with the goal being to save companies money and energy that is used at night, reported The Columbus Dispatch.

While this practice used to be seen as intrusive to the daytime office workers, it has proven to be more of a positive experience than the businesses had previously foreseen, the article reported.

"You''re seeing the people whose offices you''re cleaning," said Angela Pagan, a janitorial worker at GSK offices. "You feel more accountable."

Interestingly enough, the daytime cleaning staff has had no negative effects on the people that work in the office during the day, reported the article.

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