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Healthy is also a State of Mind in the Post-COVID-19 Workplace

June 12, 2020

As employees return to work following the COVID-19 closures, companies will need to address both the physical and mental stress around potential viral exposure. As employees move back to the workplace after months of sheltering at home, a well-planned process for cleaning and sanitation is critical for ensuring that the risk of coronavirus exposure has […]

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3 Ways to Protect Your Workforce from the Novel Coronavirus

February 13, 2020

In the wake of quarantines, travel bans and mandatory masks, many organizations are taking preventive measures to stop the potential spread of coronavirus among their employees. The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is a new coronavirus strain of easily spread respiratory virus in humans and other mammals. The coronavirus is concentrated in Asia but cases in U.S. […]

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How to Overcome 5 Temp Staffing Problems to Meet More Plant KPIs

December 4, 2019

We recently conducted a market research study focused on the use of temp staffing in large manufacturing plants. Here is what the plant managers we interviewed described as the top five drawbacks of using temps: Inconsistent attendance and performance Attitude can be more negative and non-committal compared to full-time employees Management of temp staffers is […]

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LACOSTA & St. Jude’s Run/Walk 2019

October 11, 2019

At LACOSTA, we believe in giving back to our community, which is why we work with organizations like St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. St. Jude is a leading children’s hospital treating childhood cancers and pediatric diseases. Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push childhood cancer survival rates from 20% to 80% and they share […]

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Case Study: Managed Labor Keeps the Gears Moving for Auto Parts Manufacturer

September 26, 2019

Consistent labor in the manufacturing industry can be hard to come by and even harder to retain. With industry turnover rates that often exceed 400% for temporary workers, utilizing managed labor is becoming an increasingly popular solution. When one automotive supplier in Chicago needed a more permanent and efficient way to fill gaps in its […]

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How to Make Manufacturing Employees Happy

September 19, 2019

After four decades of providing managed labor for Fortune 500 manufacturers, we’ve learned a few things about keeping employees happy in your plant. After all, our employees serve as your employees, and achieving KPIs across the board is far easier with happy and engaged people. Culture: A Career vs. Day Labor Keeping morale high and […]

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Case Study: Manufacturer Finds Outsourced Janitorial Service Doesn’t Have to Be a Messy Job

September 12, 2019

Automotive Manufacturer Saves 500 Hours of Management Time Per Year by Trusting LACOSTA as Their Managed Janitorial Service Provider When a global auto parts supplier set out to find a new janitorial contractor for two Midwestern manufacturing sites last year, the situation was grim. The company’s current janitorial services provider was plagued by turnover, shortages […]

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Safety Is Our #1 Priority

July 29, 2019

As a managed labor staffing and janitorial service provider, our employees are your employees and they are the most important asset we have. When they are happy and safe, red KPIs turn to green. That is why safety is our #1 priority. LACOSTA is an industry leader in safety and safety standards. Our dedicated Safety […]

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Managed Labor: Combining the Best of Direct & Contract Labor

July 22, 2019

A recent Manufacturing Skill Gap Study by Deloitte found that, despite predictions of massive job elimination due to the rise of artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and the Internet of Things (IoT), Deloitte has “…found the reverse—more jobs are actually being created.” As a result, the labor shortages vexing the manufacturing sector today will only get […]

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ACE Your Audit with Specialized Commercial Cleaning Services as Diligent as You Are

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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