Forbes magazine recently released survey results for America’s 500 Best Employers List, including large (5,000-plus employees) and midsize firms (1,000-5,000 employees). Several TRSA members were included on these lists.
Due to the growth of Hygienically Clean certifications, TRSA is now offering consulting services to aid laundry operators in achieving the requirements for certification. To provide these services, TRSA recently entered into a partnership with two consulting groups, Six Disciplines Consulting Services (6D) and The Laundry Design Group (LDG).
TRSA’s latest webinar, “Drug Testing in an Era of Marijuana and Opioids,” sponsored by JENSEN, features Jennifer Sandberg, a partner at the Fisher Phillips Law Firm, Atlanta. Sandberg focused on many issues related to drug testing, mainly on the tricky nature of testing in the age of medical marijuana, legalized recreational marijuana use and opioids.
Visitors to Miller’s Textile Services will surely miss her warm smile and greeting whenever they enter this company’s headquarters in Wapakoneta, OH. Jackie Hager, 83, the matriarch and minority owner of Miller’s, a healthcare and food-and-beverage laundry serving customers across northwest Ohio and northeast Indiana, passed away quietly at home on April 22, according to Andrew Thornbury, VP of operations.
In a cautionary tale for launderers nationwide, a Florida hospitality operator, Miami-based Crown Linen LLC, recently was cited for violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) for employing supervisors and an assistant chief engineer at its Orlando plant as salaried staff, when an inspector determined that they were – in her view – misclassified hourly employees.