Cleaning products to be scrutinised

20th of March 2020 Article by Lotte Printz
Cleaning products to be scrutinised

Scandinavian reporter for ECJ Lotte Printz reports on a Swedish study mapping the use of and the health impacts of detergents and cleaning products.

Belgian research has indicated that cleaners are at a high risk of dying from COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). Other international studies have revealed that chemicals present in detergents and cleaning products may cause reduced lung function and asthma over time. Evide..

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Cleaners’ minimum wage increases

9th of March 2020 Article by Katja Scholz
Cleaners’ minimum wage increases

At the beginning of this year almost 700,000 employees in Germany’s largest trade employer enjoyed a further wage increase. On January 1 the third phase of the increase agreed by the contract cleaners’ association (BIV) and the trade union for construction industry workers BAU came into force for all wage groups in the contract cleaning industry.

“Our entry level wages put us around 15 per cent above the general..

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