Janitorial Service Providers and Contractors
The Property Service Workers Protection Act is a law that requires all janitorial employers to:
- Register with the Labor Commissioner’s Office beginning July 1, 2018
- Provide employees sexual harassment prevention training once every two years beginning January 1, 2019
Janitorial Service Providers and Contractors Responsibilities
Steps to register:
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.
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.
- Janitorial Registration FAQs
- Verify a janitorial registration using the registration search tool
- California Labor Code Sections 1420 to 1434 – Property Services Workers Protection Act
- The Department of Fair Employment and Housing Sexual Harassment pamphlet (DFEH 185) is available in the following languages:
English Español (Spanish) 中文 (Chinese) 한국어 (Korean) Tagolog Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
For general questions, call or email:
For online registration assistance, call one of the following lines: