Tenn. community college to consider JLL for facility services | Aramark shows growth in latest quarter | TSA may cut $21M in janitorial services reimbursements
August 9, 2018
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Tenn. community college to consider JLL for facility services
Walters State Community College in Tennessee will consider a bid from Jones Lang LaSalle for outsourcing its facility services. JLL has toured the facilities and met with management, and a proposal is expected this month or next.
Citizen Tribune (Morristown, Tenn.) (8/7) 
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Aramark shows growth in latest quarter
Fiscal third-quarter earnings and revenue were each up 11% year over year for Aramark.
MarketWatch (8/7) 
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New E-book Tackles Cleaning Business Turnover
Dealing with staff turnover is time consuming and expensive—new employees cost $1000 each to hire and train. A new E-book is here to combat the industry's 200% turnover rate with tips on hiring, training, and retention. Get your free E-book here.
Government Affairs
Ky. governor rejects pleas to reinstate worker safety board
Democratic lawmakers in Kentucky are trying to convince Gov. Matt Bevin to rescind a July executive order that did away with the state's Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board and shifted the board's power to the state's secretary of labor. So far, the governor has rejected requests to reinstate the board.
Lexington Herald-Leader (Ky.) (8/2) 
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NLRB general counsel's directive seen as benefiting union opponents
Employees looking to dissolve unions at their workplace are likely to benefit from National Labor Relations Board general counsel Peter Robb's directive for NLRB attorneys to refrain from objecting when such workers seek to intervene in related unfair-labor-practice matters. Unfair labor practice charges generally emerge if workers are seeking decertification of a union, and experts say Robb's directive is likely to provide a procedural step that can be used against unions.
Bloomberg BNA (free content) (8/2) 
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Business Best Practices
4 ways to adjust hiring practices in a tight labor market
Job candidates are enjoying their power in a tight market, making it a challenge to find and hire the right talent. Here are four ways to make that task easier, beginning with widening your search criteria and recognizing that many technical skills can be learned on the job.
Inc. online (8/3) 
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3 cardinal functions of small-business accounting
Proper accounting can give small businesses the accurate picture of their finances that they need to thrive. Eric Rosenberg lays out a three-point guide to better accounting that focuses on accurately filing taxes and understanding where your money comes from and where it goes.
Due Payments Blog (8/2) 
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How to succeed with succession planning
How to succeed with succession planning
Selling a business -- even to your own family members -- is not as cut and dry as it seems. If you're ready to pass the torch to someone new, it's important to be informed before you even start the process. We spoke with three expert consultants to learn more.
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