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

State preemption law to kick in August 28, blocking city ordinanceMissouri 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 the City [...]

By |2017-07-06T15:10:00-05:00July 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 staff is [...]

By |2017-06-02T19:08:42-05:00June 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 will own [...]

By |2017-05-02T13:56:14-05:00May 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 workersUS 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 would have [...]

By |2016-11-29T22:13:03-05:00November 29th, 2016|News|

Hotel cleaners receive $1.9M payout

Aussie company hit with massive payout judgement The United States is not the only place dealing with controversy about the status of employees vs independent contractors. Oaks Hotels and Resorts, an Australian hotel chain has been ordered to pay almost $2Million to 1500 cleaners, after improperly classifying them as independent contractors. Source: skynews.com

By |2016-11-29T20:33:50-05:00November 29th, 2016|Hotel/Housekeeping, News, Staff Management|

2016 ISSA Innovation Award Program Winners

This year’s ISSA Innovation Award Program featured more than 50 products and services from cleaning manufacturers and service providers. Northbrook, IL, USA, November 1, 2016—ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, is pleased to recognize the winners of the 2016 ISSA Innovation Award Program. The winners were announced during the ISSA Innovation Awards Ceremony, which was held October [...]

By |2016-11-07T14:42:16-05:00November 7th, 2016|Association News, Leadership, News|

ARCSI Members Vote to Join ISSA

Residential cleaning association merges with ISSACHICAGO - In a nearly unanimous vote at their annual meeting, members of the Association of Residential Cleaning Services International (ARCSI) voted overwhelmingly to merge with ISSA, the leading trade association for the cleaning industry worldwide.  Learn more about ARCSI. Learn more about ISSA.

By |2016-10-27T12:02:54-05:00October 27th, 2016|Association News, News|
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