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- 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.
- NYU grad reflects on journey from janitor to nursing school grad, all at the same school
Frank Baez started working at New York University's Langone Tisch Hospital as a janitor when he was a teenager.
ABC News. Thursday, 23 May 2019.
- Facebook Raises Minimum Wages for US Contract Workers to $20
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.
Newsmax. 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.
- House passes panic button measure for isolated workers
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Legislation requiring panic buttons for isolated workers including hotel housekeepers and janitors has passed its second floor vote in Washington's Legislature. ...
Washington Times. Thursday, 11 Apr 2019.
- Walmart robot janitors will mop floors, scan shelves, sort items and more
Walmart wants sales associates to help customers instead of mopping floors, unloading boxes, and passing off online orders. So it's adding robots.
Yahoo. Tuesday, 9 Apr 2019.
- Walmart Robot Janitors Coming to Nearly 2,000 Stores
Walmart robot janitors will be moving through the aisles more at close to 2,000 stores.Source: Mike Mozart via FlickrWalmart (NYSE:WMT) notes that it is expanding its robotic helpers to more locations. ...
Yahoo. Tuesday, 9 Apr 2019.
- Students surprise school janitor with adorable party for his 80th birthday
Haze Mabry has worked at Pike Elementary School in Zebulon, Georgia for 13 years. The janitor, who says working at the school is the 'best job' ever, arrived to work last week to a surprise birthday party
Daily Mail. Monday, 1 Apr 2019.
- Gov't contractors hit by shutdown might never see a paycheck
Many janitors, food service and other lower-paid employees who work in government agencies unlikely to get back pay
CBS News. Tuesday, 29 Jan 2019.
- Air Force veteran with terminal cancer testifies on his deathbed against abuser
Stephen Erickson, 55, was granted a request to testify against a janitor who allegedly raped him as a child. He died from terminal cancer and leaves behind a son Stephen and ex-wife Margaret Sorokey.
Daily Mail. Sunday, 27 Jan 2019.
- Elem. School Janitor Charged With Indecency With a Child
A janitor at a Kennedale elementary school is accused of indecency with a child after a faculty member reported seeing improper contact with a student. Photo Credit: NBC 5 News.
NBC. Wednesday, 16 Jan 2019.
- In shutdown, janitors, security guards, and other federal contractors get no back pay
After the shutdown, federal employees could get back pay. Contractors have to make up for lost income.
ABC News. Wednesday, 2 Jan 2019.
- Earn after reading: China news app lures with clickbait and cash
Cai Li, a janitor in Shanghai, developed a serious addiction to news app Qutoutiao, lured by gossipy articles about celebrities and the cash she gets from reading them.
Reuters. Monday, 3 Dec 2018.
- Walmart hiring robots to mop floors at stores
Retail giant plans to bring 360 autonomous machine "janitors" to some of its stores by the end of January
CBS News. Monday, 3 Dec 2018.
- Improvements ordered by HSE after Aberdeen school asbestos incident
Teachers, janitors, cleaners and other workers were on the Aberdeen school premises in the days following the incident.
BBC News. Wednesday, 28 Nov 2018.
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