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Rivian plans $4.6 million service center near Detroit | Local company

BLOOMINGTON — Rivian is opening a $4.6 million service support operations center in suburban Detroit for vehicle owners. The Californian company, which built the former Mitsubishi factory in Normal to manufacture its electric vehicles, is planning the project in the township of Plymouth Charter, where it already has a presence. The State of Michigan is […]

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Profit sharing, signing bonuses and health benefits. Restaurant bosses are trying everything to attract workers

David Owen says it normally takes 36 employees to run his four Toronto fish shops, with enough staff to cover vacation and sick days. But a year and a half into the COVID-19 pandemic, De La Mer Fresh Fish Market is about 10 people short. “We used to post a job ad and we would […]

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Intelligent service robots deployed to transform service industry amid pandemic

SINGAPORE — A robot receives a meal for four in the kitchen, then walks away to deliver the food to diners. He even thanks them for choosing to frequent the restaurant. This could be what the future of the service industry will look like with new robots hitting the market, with a partnership between SoftBank […]

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GameStop will hire 500 employees in a new customer service center in Florida

Video game retailer GameStop plans to hire 500 employees at its new customer service center in Florida, the company announced Monday. The Pembroke Pines plant, which is expected to open by the end of the year, will be an “integral part” of the Grapevine company’s customer service operations in the United States. This is one […]

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Emirates to hire 3,000 cabin crew and 500 service staff as routes ramp up

Emirates, the world’s largest long-haul airline, is set to hire 3,000 crew members and 500 airport services staff over the next six months as the Dubai-based carrier seeks to ramp up operations to meet the recovery in travel demand. These roles are Dubai-based positions and front-line customer-facing roles, the airline said on Thursday. “Both jobs […]

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Service fees vs administrative fees

The Massachusetts Supreme Court has ruled that a country club’s administrative fees that have been referenced as “service fees” in some documents must be paid to its employees accordingly. This should serve as a warning to Massachusetts employers to exercise caution in how they refer to services. This case revolves around a specific law in […]

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MyFledge Group of Institutes Bridges Skills Gap in Indian Service Sector; becomes a new provider of career-focused training

The pandemic has reminded the world of how easily technology replaces labor. A highly skilled workforce with a complex set of technical, functional and behavioral skills can easily navigate through career uncertainties. Improving the skills of employable young people is the need of the hour. The scenic growth of the tourism sector in countries like […]

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MyFledge Group of Institutes Closes Skills Gap in Service Industry and Becomes a Provider of Career-Based Training

The pandemic has reminded the world how easily the workforce is replaced by technology. A highly skilled workforce with a complex set of technical, functional and behavioral skills can easily navigate the uncertainties of their career. Improving the skills of employable youth is the need of the moment. The panoramic growth of the tourism sector […]

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BEST PRACTICES: How buying a truck service center helped California dealership diversify and grow

Today, National Truck Sales & Service has seven service bays and nine employees, including five technicians. It offers maintenance services such as oil changes, tire rotation and alignment, as well as repair work. Despite its name, the company does not currently sell trucks. But adding that capability for brands like International and Mack is on […]

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Christian service center seeks donations ahead of busy holiday season – Valley Times-News

HUGULEY — The Christian Service Center has been helping families in need for more than three decades now. People throughout Chambers County, West Point and eastern Lee County have received food assistance from the Christian Service Center since 1990. It has always been difficult to help everyone in need, but Covid -19 made it even […]

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Reduction of service fees for uncertain microfinance institutions

ISMAIL HOSSAIN | Published: September 11, 2021 09:07:53 | Update: September 20, 2021 11:20:43 A government decision to reduce service fees for microcredit operations remains stalled, particularly due to non-cooperation from the industry. Seven months ago, the regulator began reducing the current 24% interest rate or service charge, charged by microfinance institutions (MFIs), to provide […]

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Service charges or administrative charges? A distinction with a difference, according to the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts | Jackson Lewis CP

Although it may have intended to treat customer charges as an administrative overhead separate from tips paid to its employees, a country club’s reference to the amount as a “service charge” in some documents required necessarily that the withheld amount be paid to the employees, the Massachusetts Supreme Court recently ruled. Hovagimian v Concert Blue […]

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Staff accuse burger chain Byron of changing service charges | Hospitality industry

The Byron burger chain has been accused of creating a ‘hostile environment’ between managers and servers who fear their tips are about to be siphoned off to boost the salaries of kitchen workers and restaurant managers. Byron splits the 10% service charge he applies to bills between servers, who receive 70%, and kitchen staff, who […]

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Sector focus: service sector | CCR

The latest insights from the CBI Economics Industry Trends Survey. Sep 06, 2021, 3 min read Services sector split on outlook Optimism among companies in the services sector was mixed in the three months to August, according to the CBI’s latest quarterly services sector survey. While sentiment about the general business situation continued to improve […]

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COVID pandemic spurs rise of automation to fill service sector jobs – CBS San Francisco

LOS ANGELES (CBS/AP) – Ask for a roast beef sandwich at an Arby’s drive-thru in east Los Angeles and you might speak to Tori – an artificially intelligent voice assistant who will take your order and l will send to line cooks. “That doesn’t call for sick,” says Amir Siddiqi, whose family installed the voice […]

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FBR refutes ‘malicious campaign’ over Rs 1 service charge on all bills

– ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has strongly refuted the malicious misinformation campaign spread on social media against the proposed service charge of Rs 1 to be levied on all bills issued by Tier 1 retailers integrated into the system FBR electronics. real-time sales reporting. In a statement on Saturday, the FBR […]

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Services sector grew fastest in August, after 18 months

India’s crucial service sectors are making a comeback in August, with business accelerating the fastest in the past 18 months. It comes after the pandemic appears to be subsiding, vaccination is ramping up and restrictions are lifted across the country, a survey reports. India’s services business activity index stood above 50 in August for the […]

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Growth slows in services sector as post-lockdown boom wanes

J he UK services sector grew much slower than expected in August and at its slowest pace since March as demand returned closer to normal after a post-lockdown boom. Yet companies also said they were hiring at a rate not seen in at least the past quarter century. The IHS Markit/CIPS UK Services PMI hit […]

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Japan’s services sector activity in August contracts at fastest pace since May 2020 – PMI

Pedestrians wearing protective masks amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak walk on a street in Tokyo, Japan, February 2, 2021. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, Sept 3 (Reuters) – Japan’s service sector activity contracted at the fastest pace in more than a year in August as a […]

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Veolia Water Technologies announces a new regeneration service center in Saudi Arabia

Veolia Water Technologies, a subsidiary of the Veolia group and a leading specialist in water treatment, recently announced the development and construction of a new regeneration and recycling service center and mobile assets in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. This unique facility will regenerate and recycle the resins used in the mobile water treatment process, a key […]

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First All-Electric Fleet and Support Service Center Becomes a Reality for NFI Industries

NFI Industries (CCJ Top 250, No. 21) confirmed this week that it is on track to have the first zero-emissions fleet location in the United States following a commitment to acquire dozens of all-electric Class 8 trucks. As part of the Joint Electric Truck Scaling Initiative (JETSI), sponsored by the South Coast Air Quality Management […]