Good to know International Cleaner’s Day
And who invented it?
We thank the author Gesine Schulz for this special day. She founded this day on the 8th November 2004 and dedicated it to her novel character Karo Rutkowsky. Karo Rutkowsky is a private detective, but because her income was not enough to live off, she cleans aside. However, she works in the black economy.
Gesine Schulz was annoyed that there is a national day for any topic, but not for people like her protagonist in her novels. So, she took matters into her own hands and quickly created an entry at Wikipedia. This is how International Cleaners Day became official and contributes to the attention and appreciation of all cleaners. Cool woman, right? We think so, too!
How is it in Switzerland?
Switzerland is particularly known for its cleanliness. No wonder that the need for household support is increasing in this country. According to the Federal Statistical Office, 92,000 cleaners were employed in private households, hotels and offices in 2019.
Valeriana clearly positions itself against black economy. Valeriana employees are employed by us, which means they benefit from a fair salary including all social security contributions, free German courses, a certified on-the-job training and community activities. Therefore, our employees are completely secured, of course also against accidents. Our customers have no extra effort to hire household keepers and do not have to worry about black economy. Moreover, our customers do a lot of good by giving someone the opportunity to work!
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