A Fair Work Ombudsman Inquiry into the housekeeping services of three of Australia’s major hotel chains has highlighted the need for lead businesses in the country to ensure that they have compliant labour supply chain arrangements.
ISS Facility Services has won its first contract with Australia Pacific Airports Corporation to provide Work Safety Officer (WSO) services and establish an integrated, multi-service model at Melbourne Airport.
United Voice has blamed the government’s annulment of the Commonwealth cleaning services guidelines for the four year wage freeze currently affecting cleaners at Parliament House.
The Fair Work Ombudsman has called on cleaning contractors to pay greater attention to wage rates following a national campaign that found cleaning businesses continue to short-change their workers.
The planned merger of Staples and Office Depot was blocked on Tuesday 10 May 2016 by a federal judge due to ‘antitrust concerns’, reported The Wall Street Journal on 11 May 2016.
The Sydney Morning Herald has revealed that a senior public servant was paid hundreds of thousands of dollars to secure lucrative taxpayer funded Sydney Harbour contracts for cleaning and pest control services.
After a difficult judging task from a total of 110 entries the overall winner of the ISSA/INTERCLEAN Amsterdam Innovation Award 2016 is Augmented Reality: Suma Revoflow from Diversey Care.
The CSSA has emerged with a reconstituted board of directors and executive management bodies as a result of industry encouragement and a growing stream of member organisations joining since the company’s official re-launch on 1 February 2016.
An interactive hand washing demonstration and a presentation on human microbiome science were among the highlights at TBC Distribution’s first symposium on infection control, held on 6 May 2016 in Wollongong.
The International Trade Fair for cleaning systems, building management and services is set to feature a World Federation of Building Service Contractors congress parallel.
A former Spotless Facility Services worker from Timaru Hospital in New Zealand has been awarded $15,000 in compensation after the company failed to protect her from workplace bullying.
SCA recently appointed Georg Schmundt-Thomas as the new president of the company’s global hygiene category, commencing 1 August 2016.