The new professionalism that has come to define the industry over the last few years requires different skill sets and has attracted new faces. More opportunities mean more executives crossing over from other industries, an increase in women at senior levels and a more diversified workforce in general.
For the past decade, the owners of The Beachmere Inn have relied on a handful of foreign workers to change linens, vacuum carpets and tidy up the rooms in their waterfront hotel when the summer tourist season hits.
The Moorestown Board of Education has approved a three-year contract with ABM, a janitorial service company, effectively outsourcing the night custodial staff at William Allen Middle School.
Cleaning industries are particularly affected by the Affordable Heathcare Act because there must be enough employees to service and clean accounts — this makes many businesses responsible for providing their employees with full healthcare.
The delay of part of Obamacare's small-business exchange wouldn't put off the Small Business Health Options Program, or SHOP, altogether.
A Department of Labor settlement has awarded more than 70 janitors their jobs, lost wages and benefits.
"The Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative (FSSI) will have a significant adverse economic impact upon distributors, manufacturers and other vendors of JanSan products to the federal government."
On May 21, 23 of the school districts' custodial staff completed aCleaning Management Institute (CMI) training program initiated four years ago.
As cleaning’s importance and impact on health evolved, the professional JanSan industry elevated in status. With this attention and investment in interest now being paid to a once thought of mature industry — when thought of at all — a rejuvenation occurred.