ESOPs Bring More Value to the Workplace

The ESOP Association has designated October as Employee Stock Ownership Plan month. As one of the nation’s top employee-owned companies, FBG Service Corporation recognizes the value of employee stock ownership in creating a competitive advantage. Studies such as this one reported by Forbes have shown “[…]employees acting like owners bring ever-increasing value to the workplace, and managers learn to ask […]

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Celebrate International Podcast Day

Do you listen to podcasts during your commute? We enjoy the Workplace Innovator Podcast by Mike Petrusky. Don’t miss this inspiring episode with Thomas L. Mitchell, Jr., on #InternationalPodcastDay September 30. “Making a difference in the lives of others by ensuring the functionality of their built environment through the integration of people, place, process and technology” is exactly how FBG […]

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FBG Celebrates President’s Ruby Anniversary

This year, FBG President Terri Gogetap celebrates her 40th year—her ruby anniversary—with the company As many of our faithful readers are aware, FBG President Terri Gogetap is the daughter of FBG Founder, Wayne Simmonds. Her father brought her into the company to learn the ins and outs of business at an early age, and now Terri has been an integral […]

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When Lifting, It’s All About the How

We have many eyes on safety at FBG, but we still experience the occasional incident. The primary cause of injury is lifting heavy loads of trash into the tops of dumpsters that were not designed with the safety of our cleaners in mind.  Our cleaning specialists should not be lifting more than 25 lbs. of trash at a time. Let’s […]

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ESOP News September-October 2018

In October of 1993, FBG formally announced its Employee Stock Ownership Plan, an IRS-approved retirement plan intended to provide retirement, death and disability benefits to participating employees.  The first ESOP certificates were shared in April 1994, solidifying founder Wayne Simmonds’ long-time vision for the company and officially establishing FBG as one of the Top 100 Employee Owned companies in America. Here […]

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