Articles | Regulatory


Looking Back on 2021 and Ahead to 2022
John Nothdurft and Stacy Seiden | December 13, 2021

Thank you to all of those who participated in the myriad of advocacy activities as part of the ISSA Show North America...read more


The Essential Worker
Dr. Gavin Macgregor-Skinner | December 1, 2021

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, every day we heard the government and the media using the term “essential workers.” But who exactly are...read more


Government Impact on the Cleaning Industry
John Nothdurft | October 18, 2021

As a cleaning industry leader, you understand that the cleaning industry faces increasing legislative and regulatory challenges. And the COVID-19 pandemic has...read more


Cutting the Labor Gordian Knot
John Nothdurft | August 2, 2021

In June of 2019, I wrote in ISSA Today how a tight labor market was creating challenges for the entire cleaning industry....read more


More than 25 States Ending Enhanced Unemployment Benefits: What You Need to Know
Stacy J. Seiden | June 24, 2021

At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, cleaning industry workers were for the most part deemed “essential” by federal and state governments...read more


ISSA Advocates Storm Washington—Virtually
John Nothdurft | May 28, 2021

During National Cleaning Week, ISSA hosted the industry’s inaugural virtual fly-in—the Clean Advocacy Summit. More than 100 Advocates for Clean participated in...read more


The New York HERO Act and the Cleaning Industry: A Legislative Summary
Stacy J. Seiden | May 12, 2021

On April 20, 2021, the New York legislature passed the New York Health and Essential Rights Act (“HERO Act,” S. 1034B). New...read more


Success of Advocacy
John Nothdurft | April 16, 2021

As a cleaning industry leader, you are aware of the increasing impact of government—at the federal, state, and local levels—on your business....read more