ServiceMonster announces partnership with SoftWash Systems

The integration extends ServiceMonster’s CRM and marketing automation capabilities to SoftWash Systems users. Bellingham, WA – ServiceMonster, a field service SaaS company who provides field service industry professionals with an all-in-one business solution, today announced a partnership with SoftWash Systems, an all-chemical cleaning method and network of companies. This new agreement enables SoftWash Systems’ [...]

By |2020-06-18T15:06:18-05:00October 31st, 2017|News, Office Cleaning, Press Release|

NLRB charges Handy with misclassification of workers

Workers allege Handy violated wage and hour laws The National Labor Relations Board has filed a complaint against the on-demand maid service Handy, charging that the company's workers are employees and not independent contractors. The company may settle with employees, as Uber and Lyft have done, or the case could eventually end up in [...]

By |2020-07-06T09:48:12-05:00September 15th, 2017|News, Technology|

Advice for cleaning businesses going through Hurricane Harvey

An interview with Ellen Folks of Guarantee GirlsThis week cleaning professionals around the country began rallying around our friends in Texas as they face the ongoing disaster of Hurricane Harvey. As flooding continues in eastern Texas and western Louisiana, some in the industry have already begun raising money for colleagues in crisis. Among those affected [...]

By |2017-08-30T19:26:52-05:00August 30th, 2017|News, Operations, Residential / Home / Maid Cleaning|

Voting now open for the 2017 ISSA Innovation Awards

Program recognizes the cleaning industry’s most innovative products and services. ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, is pleased to announce that voting is now open for the 2017 ISSA Innovation Award Program at The program recognizes the cleaning industry’s most innovative products and services as voted on by cleaning-industry distributors, building service contractors, [...]

By |2020-07-30T12:16:42-05:00July 13th, 2017|Association News, News, Press Release|

Missouri to lower St. Louis minimum wage from $10 to $7.70

State preemption law to kick in August 28, blocking city ordinance Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (R) has announced that he will neither sign nor veto a bill that prevents local municipalities from setting the minimum wage. The governor's decision will allow the new state law to take effect, rendering a previous increase passed by [...]

By |2020-07-30T12:23:08-05:00July 6th, 2017|News, Residential / Home / Maid Cleaning|

Make your nominations now for the 2017 Professional Image Awards

Download applications for the Professional Cleaner of the Year and Chairman's Award. The ARCSI 2017 Professional Image Awards are the perfect opportunity to recognize the extraordinary people around us. Be sure to get your nominations in now for the 2017 Professional Image Awards. The Professional Cleaner of the Year Presented by PerfectClean Rewarding fantastic [...]

By |2020-07-30T12:28:41-05:00June 2nd, 2017|Association News, News, Press Release|

HomeAdvisor parent company IAC agrees to to buy Angie’s List by end of 2017

Angie’s List stock surges on news of merger with HomeAdvisor; new company to be called ANGI Homeservices Inc. HomeAdvisor and its biggest rival, Angie’s List, announced Monday that the two companies will partner up as a new company, ANGI Homeservices Inc., by the end of 2017. Golden, CO based IAC, parent company to HomeAdvisor [...]

By |2020-07-30T14:25:15-05:00May 2nd, 2017|News, Technology|

Cleaning Products US 2017 advisory board announced

Board oversees event to take place in Alexandria VA this OctoberCleaning Products US 2017 will take place in Alexandria, VA at the Westin Alexandria this October 10-12, 2017. Cleaning Products US, jointly organized by Smithers Apex and ACI, brings together the top leaders and experts in the cleaning products field, and delivers a jam-packed schedule  with [...]

By |2017-04-28T19:17:11-05:00April 28th, 2017|Leadership, News, Press Release|


Under new agreement all existing CSSA members are now members of ISSA Canada.April 18, 2017—Northbrook, IL, USA—ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, and the Canadian Sanitation Supply Association (CSSA) are pleased to announce they have joined forces effective April 1, 2017, forming ISSA Canada to better serve the Canadian cleaning and janitorial community. “With approval [...]

By |2017-04-24T19:04:27-05:00April 24th, 2017|Leadership, News, Press Release|

Federal judge blocks Obama’s overtime rule

Just days before it was to take effect, the courts block Labor Department rule that would have extended overtime to 4.2 million workers US District Judge Amos Mazzant III has issued an injunction, effectively blocking the Obama Administration's rule that would have extended overtime pay to more than 4 million American workers. The rule [...]

By |2020-08-10T12:43:36-05:00November 29th, 2016|News|
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