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Sparkling Clean Canada Achieves CIMS-GB Certification
May 30, 2019

Sparkling Clean Canada has successfully completed certification to the ISSA Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS) and CIMS-Green Building (CIMS-GB). To earn CIMS certification, the full-service...read more


England Moves to Ban Plastic Straws
May 24, 2019

U.K. Environment Secretary Michael Gove announced the country will ban the use of plastic straws, effective April 2020. The ban will also...read more


Key Congressional Committee Passes Immigration Measures
May 23, 2019

On May 22, the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee passed the “Dream Act of 2019” (HR 2820).   The bill would extend...read more


Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi Certifies to CIMS-GB
May 22, 2019

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi (CCAD) has successfully completed certification to the ISSA Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS) and CIMS-Green Building (CIMS-GB). To earn CIMS certification,...read more


ISSA Submits Comments on Overtime Regulations
May 21, 2019

On May 20, ISSA submitted comments in response to the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NRPM) regarding overtime...read more


Georgia Tech Achieves CIMS-GB Certification
May 21, 2019

Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) Building Services  has successfully completed certification to the ISSA Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS) and CIMS-Green Building (CIMS-GB) with honors....read more


ISSA Comments on China Tariffs
May 10, 2019

ISSA released the following statement regarding U.S. President Donald Trump placing 25% tariffs on US$200 billion worth of imports from China as...read more


Washington State Passes Isolated Worker Harassment Training Bill
April 29, 2019

A bill passed April 26 in Washington state that may impact residential cleaners. business service contractors, and other cleaning service providers operating...read more