Cleaning staff unwilling to learn?

31st of May 2022 Article by John Griep
Cleaning staff unwilling to learn?

Do cleaning staff have a resistance to learning new things? VSR’s John Griep is ECJ’s Dutch reporter.

Thirty-nine per cent of cleaning staff say they are not particularly willing to learn new things. At least, this is one of the results from a sector analysis published by the Dutch Council for Industrial Relations in the Cleaning and Glass Cleaning Sector (RAS) in mid 2021. As far as VSR is concerned, we do not recogn..

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Sector subject to more inspections

20th of May 2022 Article by Lotte Printz
Sector subject to more inspections

Special supervisory efforts carried out in Denmark during 2021 continue in 2022, reports Lotte Printz.

“A healthy working environment is the Alpha and Omega of our labour market,” the Danish Minister for Employment said at the end of 2020 when the Danish government earmarked an extra €13 million to make sure Denmark meets national working environment targets by 2030.

Funds of around €53.78 million to..

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Cleaning robots - man and machine in harmony

4th of May 2022 Article by John Griep
Cleaning robots - man and machine in harmony

John Griep in the Netherlands looks at the use of robots in the sector and analyses their impact.

When the first robotic scrubber dryer was launched over 15 years ago, robotisation was seen by many as a threat. Would cleaning robots take over the jobs of professional cleaners in the future? Meanwhile, in 2022 that fear no longer seems relevant. At least not when it comes to a shor..

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