Trade union concerns over cutbacks

27th of October 2021 Article by Lotte Printz
Trade union concerns over cutbacks

Lotte Printz reports from Denmark where municipalities are reducing expenditure on cleaning to pre-Covid levels.

Every year, more than 40,000 are admitted to hospital and 16,000 people receive ambulatory treatment in Denmark due to lower respiratory infections such as influenza, pneumonia, and acute bronchitis. Treatment that costs the Danish healthcare system 1,820 million Danish Kroner.

Taking cleaning more seriously co..

» view blog post

Get vaccinated or get laid off

14th of October 2021 Article by Christian Bouzols
Get vaccinated or get laid off

News of latest legislation around Covid-19 vaccination from Christian Bouzols in France.

The spread of the Covid-19 Delta variant is changing France’s labour legislation. A bill that has been adopted by the Senate should enter into force this September. The central provision is that vaccination will be made obligatory for certain categories of workers active in health servic..

» view blog post

The real Living Wage and the cleaning industry: from invisible workforce to key workers

7th of October 2021 Article by Sebastian Bachelier
The real Living Wage and the cleaning industry: from invisible workforce to key workers

Sebastian Bachelier, programme manager at Living Wage Foundation and project manager at Recognised Service Providers, tells us cleaning remains one of the lowest-paid sectors in Europe. He encourages all businesses to do the right thing for their workforce and pay the Living Wage.

The Living Wage movement in the UK - this year celebrating its 20th anniversary at over 8,000 Employers strong - was built by cleaners. The first Livin..

» view blog post

Our Partners

  • ISSA Interclean
  • EFCI
  • EU-nited