Janitorial Service Providers and Contractors

Registration Application

The Property Service Workers Protection Act is a law that requires all janitorial employers to:

  1. Register with the Labor Commissioner’s Office beginning July 1, 2018
  2. Provide employees sexual harassment prevention training once every two years beginning January 1, 2019

Janitorial Service Providers and Contractors Responsibilities

Steps to register:

Register or Renew Online

Who must register?

Every employer who provides janitorial services with at least one employee and one janitor must register with the Labor Commissioner beginning July 1, 2018.

  • A janitor includes any employee, independent contractor or franchisee predominantly working as a janitor.

Required Fees:

To register, employers must complete the registration application online or by mail and pay a $500 nonrefundable application fee. The registration is valid for one year and must be renewed annually by the month and day of the original registration’s issuance. The renewal fee is $500.

Record Keeping Requirements:

Every employer must keep detailed records for three years that includes the following information:

  • The names and addresses of all employees who perform janitorial or cleaning services.
  • The hours worked daily by each employee, including the times the employee begins and ends each work period.
  • The wage and hourly rate paid each payroll period.
  • The age of all minor employees.
  • Any other conditions of employment.


Contact Us

For general questions, call or email:


For online registration assistance, call one of the following lines:



June 2018