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Industrial Cleaning Services

October 25, 2020

One of our core service offerings at LACOSTA is industrial cleaning. Industrial cleaning is the process of cleaning factories, power plants, warehouses, and other industrial facilities, and it is an area in which we have over three decades of experience. In this article, we will discuss some of the details of our industrial cleaning services and […]

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Smoothing Out the Hurdles of the Post-COVID-19 Workplace

May 22, 2020

As the United States reopens after months of lockdown, business owners have many new health and safety obstacles to manage while also having to ensure the right-sized workforce for a smooth return to work. New strategies for managing, scheduling, and protecting against the risk of further infection will be required even as companies attempt to […]

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Why Are You Still Hiring Like It’s the 1980s?

April 6, 2020

Pet rocks, 8-track tapes, Jazzercise and shoulder pads… the 1980s gave us things we miss and things we don’t. It’s subjective, mostly. Jazzercise never really went away and the high ponytail scrunchie is staging a comeback. But there are some things about the ’80s that should definitely not return. Take hiring trends, for example. In […]

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ACE Your Audit with Specialized Commercial Cleaning Services

July 10, 2019

Maintaining a safe and healthy work environment is an ongoing responsibility for any business. For some businesses, however, it’s a responsibility that requires more than ordinary cleaning processes. For businesses subject to ongoing regulatory compliance standards, or businesses undergoing third-party audits for environmental, health, safety or process standards, there is a big difference between “clean” […]

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Permatemping: A Co-Employment Time Bomb for Manufacturers

May 2, 2019

According to a recent Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) report, there are approximately 1.5 million temp manufacturing workers. Plant managers have relied on temp agencies and the temp-to-hire model to help deal with labor shortages. This reliance on temps has caused three main problems: Despite using multiple temp agencies in each plant, manufacturers are still chronically […]

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Reduce Factory Accidents with White Paint

April 23, 2019

Did you know that you can reduce recordable incidents and factory fatigue simply by painting your ceilings and walls white? The wisdom and evidence of this is over 100 years old and we couldn’t have put it better ourselves. From Safety Engineering, Volume 34, No. 316 (published in 1917): “An important adjunct to factory illumination […]

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How Is Your Temp Agency Taking Care of Your Workers?

April 9, 2019

As noted by Jacob Passy in his article Why temp work is not a safe bet on MarketWatch, “The lack of coordination between staffing agencies and employers, and the gaps in the legal protections for workers have created a dangerous situation for temporary workers, according to a study of temp workers in Pennsylvania conducted by […]

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Get Off the Temp Training Treadmill

April 2, 2019

As the US unemployment rate hovers near all time lows, most manufacturing plants continue to see challenges in using temporary workers to fill line labor, material handling and other production support roles. With staffing agreement language that often prevents a temporary employee from working at an assignment for more than 90/120/180 days, why has the […]

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Temp Staffing: Fixing a Broken Labor Model in Manufacturing Plants

March 8, 2019

Learn Why Supplementing Temps with Managed Labor Reduces Industrial Staffing Shortages & Increases Plant Output Does high employee turnover have you in continuous hiring and training mode? Why isn’t your plant fully staffed if you’re using multiple temp agencies? While the temp-to-hire model is advantageous for previewing prospective employees and leads to some good hires, […]

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