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Student protest over janitor negotations leads to 17 arrests

February 25, 2010
ORLANDO, FL — A sit-in protest at the University of California-Irvine (UCI) over what some students are calling ''exploitative labor practices'' for campus janitors led to the arrest of 17 students.
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Contract cleaning revenues to reach $66.8 billion by 2013

February 24, 2010
CLEVELAND, OH — Industry research firm The Freedonia Group are forecasting that revenues for United States contract commercial and residential cleaning services will advance 4.5 percent each year to reach $66.8 billion by 2013.
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DKI receives Franchise Satisfaction Award

February 24, 2010
WOOD DALE, IL — Disaster restoration contracting organization Disaster Kleenup International (DKI) has announced that they have received a 2010 Franchise Business Review Franchise Satisfaction Award.
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BSCAI revises certification programs

February 23, 2010
CHICAGO — The Building Service Contractors Association International (BSCAI) announced the revision of its Certified Building Service Executive (CBSE) and Registered Building Service Manager (RBSM) certification programs.
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IRS independent worker crackdown could cost BSCs

February 22, 2010
CHICAGO — Aggressive investigations by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and state tax officials into the misclassification of employees as independent contractors could cost JanSan and maintenance employers millions.
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Safeway Janitors call off strike as tentative agreement reached

February 22, 2010
SAN FRANCISCO — Hundreds of janitors working at Northern California Safeway supermarkets called off a planned strike after the union reached a tentative contract agreement with the cleaning companies.
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SteamMaster president receives Entrepreneur of the Year award

February 22, 2010
VAIL VALLEY, CO — Gary Gilman, president of SteamMaster Restoration & Cleaning, is the 2010 recipient of the Entrepreneur of the Year award from the Vail Valley Partnership.
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Newell Rubbermaid elects new chairman

February 22, 2010
ATLANTA — Newell Rubbermaid, global marketer of consumer and commercial products, has announced the election of Michael Cowhig as chairman of the company board of directors.
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High-performance Team Cleaning seminars offered

February 19, 2010
BOISE, ID — Concepts4 is partnering with ProTeam to offer three two-day seminars on High-performance Team Cleaning.
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Man sentenced for illegally dumping carpet cleaning waste

February 19, 2010
THOUSAND OAKS, CA — Ryan Edlestein was sentenced to pay $350 and placed on a year''s probation after pleading guilty to dumping carpet cleaning waste down a manhole.
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