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Massachusetts Cleaning Contractor Ordered to Pay $750K in Unpaid Wages

The Massachusetts Attorney General has ordered Star Service Corp. to pay more than US$750,000 in unpaid wages to 160 employees.


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June 2014 Raising Standards

Three Requirements For A Safe Workplace

Management commitment, employee involvement and planning.

If you are an employer or a manager, it is your responsibility to provide a safe work environment not only for your cleaning staff, but for all your employees.


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June 2014 Tackling Trouble Areas

Defeating The Dirty 10

Common cleaning mistakes that no worker should make.

Conduct a quick audit of your operations to make sure none of your employees are committing the 10 most common cleaning mistakes.


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OSHA and the American Staffing Association form alliance to protect temporary workers

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Cleaning In The Community

Janitorial training takes off in The Town of Normal.

Finding a benchmark to provide staff the fundamental and advanced knowledge required to succeed as professionals.


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Five Innovation Killers

Disruptive behaviors and patterns that can thwart innovative thinking.

Today, the ability to freely and consistently generate fresh, new thinking is crucial for every operation.


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January 2014 Feature 1

Taking The Risk Out Of Cleaning

For approximately 2.5 million workers in the U.S., cleaning is a dangerous profession.

Although the industry is deeply involved at the moment in discussions about “cleaning for health,” these conversations tend to address the needs of everyone except the cleaning workers actually performing these tasks.


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September 2013 Feature 4

Managing A Mobile Workforce

Management concepts that can increase the productivity and efficiency of mobile workers.

Mobile workers in a broad array of industries, including building and property maintenance, are increasingly relying on smartphones and tablets with mobile apps to help them work smarter and faster in the field.


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August 2013 Contractor Success

Putting A Premium On Safety

A safer work environment can lower your workers’ compensation premiums.

Since the inception of the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in the 1970s, workplace fatalities have dropped by more than 65 percent, and job-related injuries and illnesses have been reduced by over 67 percent, yet these numbers could decline significantly by taking simple precautions.


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July 2013 Bidding & Estimating

It’s All About Price

Though pricing may be important, contractors today are still expected to meet or exceed contract specifications and customer expectations.

Oh, we’d certainly like to think otherwise, but when it comes right down to it, price is what bidding is all about. The customer’s goal is to determine which company can provide the best service at the most competitive price.


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