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- California man goes from school janitor to district superintendent
He was a school janitor
more than two decades ago, now he's the boss.
ABC News. Wednesday, 7 Aug 2019.
- Former ABC 7 Chicago janitor makes national opera-singing debut on 'Strahan and Sara'
Keanon Kyles used to work at ABC 7 Chicago as janitor
. On Friday, he got the chance to perform on a nationwide stage as a guest on ABC's "Strahan and Sara."
ABC News. Friday, 26 Jul 2019.
- Disney World janitor says it is his constitutional right to watch child pornography, police say
Paul G. Curley, 66, was arrested on Wednesday in Kissimmee, Florida and charged with six counts of possession of images of a sexual performance by a child.
Daily Mail. Saturday, 29 Jun 2019.
- Assistant principal charged with murder of school teacher after he asked janitor how to clean blood
A former assistant Principal in Florida has been charged with the murder of a Miami teacher whose killing he tried to cover up by disposing of her car, according to police.
Daily Mail. Saturday, 15 Jun 2019.
- US man becomes principal of the school he once cleaned
A man from Colorado explains how a teacher inspired him to take the journey from janitor
BBC News. Tuesday, 11 Jun 2019.
- Nurse Graduates From University Where He Once Worked as a Janitor
Frank Baez was a teenager when he started working as a hospital janitor
at New York University to help support his family. Fourteen years later he walked away from the same school with a nursing degree in his hand and a smile on his face.
Newsmax. Friday, 24 May 2019.
- Facebook raises minimum wages for U.S. contract workers to $20/hour
Facebook Inc said on Monday it was raising wages for its U.S. contract workers, such as cafeteria staff and janitors, to a minimum of $20 per hour in San Francisco Bay Area, New York and Washington D.C. and to $18 per hour in Seattle.
Reuters. Monday, 13 May 2019.
- Students Raise Money to Help Janitor After Car Fire
The school's janitor
is so well liked, students and parents joined together to help him cover expenses for a new set of wheels. Photo Credit: NBC 5
NBC. Tuesday, 7 May 2019.
- Dirty Work For Robots: How Two Young Immigrant Entrepreneurs Created Oven-Sized Roombas To Chase A $5B Opportunity
Faizan Sheikh and Pablo Molina, both 31, are the founders of Avidbots, a maker of robo-janitors that hopes to catch onto economic forces pushing industry toward greater automation.
Forbes. Thursday, 21 Mar 2019.
- Cheesecake Factory Is Found Partly Liable in $4.6 Million Janitor Wage Theft Case
The citations against the restaurant chain and its contractor sent a strong message to businesses that hire contractors to perform low-wage work.
New York Times. Wednesday, 13 Jun 2018.
- Cheesecake Factory held jointly liable with contractor for $4.2 million in janitorial wage theft case
In a case that could prove to be a model for holding businesses responsible for abuses by their contractors, the Cheesecake Factory Restaurants Inc. ...
Los Angeles Times. Monday, 11 Jun 2018.
- Fighting to make sure janitors get a fair wage
Lilia Garcia-Brower, 45, is executive director of the Maintenance Cooperation Trust Fund. ...
Los Angeles Times. Friday, 1 Jun 2018.
- A Korean janitor who found seven gold bars worth $325,000 in the trash could be allowed to keep them
The unidentified male cleaner found the discarded gold bars at Seoul's Incheon International Airport on Thursday, according to local media reports.
CNBC. Thursday, 3 May 2018.
- Which Franchise-Friendly Industries Are Most Profitable?
Sageworks, a financial information company, determined franchise-friendly industries with the highest profit margins in recent years include hotels and motels, real estate agents and brokers, beauty salons and janitorial/cleaning services.
Forbes. Sunday, 22 Apr 2018.
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