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Schools' outsourcing all but certain

August 2, 2011

MARATHON, FL — The Monroe County School Board has delayed their decision to outsource custodial duties in order to seek input from its finance committee, according to the KeyNoter.

Board members were looking for a more detailed analysis of how employee benefits would differ from those of employees directly employed by the district, the article stated.

According to the article, representatives of GCA Services Group have said they will offer employment to all 74 custodians who would lose their jobs due to the move to privatize their department.

The finance committee estimated the district could save around $800,000 in the first year alone, the article noted.

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