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University instates changes to increase custodial supervision

MONTCLAIR, NJ — The new strategy, which will come with no additional costs, is to change from three shifts per day to two, a move that is hoped to provide better results.
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ABM Industries releases earnings statement

NEW YORK — Net income for the quarter was $12.8 million, a 10.1 percent decrease from the $14.2 million net income in the first quarter of fiscal year 2009.
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School custodian steals student's medication

NORRISTOWN, PA — A school custodian was sentenced to two years'' probation after admitting he stole a student''s prescription medication from the school nurse''s office.
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USGBC supports CIMS-GB as LEED-EBOM resource

LINCOLNWOOD, IL — The ISSA has announced the approval by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for the ISSA Cleaning Industry Management Standard''s (CIMS) Green Building (GB) criteria and designation.
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Janitor kills supervisor, self after poor evaluation

COLUMBUS, OH — A janitor at Ohio State University shot two supervisors, killing one and then himself in the campus maintenance building after receiving a poor job performance evaluation.
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Hospitality 'superstars' recognized

ARLINGTON, VA — Businesses and hospitality workers were recognized for their exceptional service by the Arlington Chamber of Commerce at the 2010 Arlington Hospitality Awards.
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Mint-X donates 50,000 trash bags to Haiti

NEW YORK — Joseph ''Dee'' Dussich, president of JAD Corporation of America, and his family have donated 50,000 Mint-X rat repellent plastic trash bags to help diminish the spread of disease for victims of the earthquake in Haiti.
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Contract provisions ratified for Twin Cities janitors

MINNEAPOLIS — Provisions of the contract include the use of environmentally friendly cleaning products, day-shift cleaning and health insurance coverage.
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Dow Chemical names new chief financial officer

MIDLAND, MI — William Weideman, a 30-year employee with Dow Chemical who has served as vice president and interim CFO since November 3, 2009, will report to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Andrew Liveris.
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Kimberly-Clark named a top corporate citizen

IRVING, TX — Kimberly-Clark was the top non-food consumer products business on the list by Corporate Responsibility magazine, placing fifth overall and improving on its 2009 ranking of ninth.
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