Entries by olivia

Five 14ers for the Famished

The Higher Quest Foundation (sponsored by Trojan Labor and Acrux Staffing) is a non profit dedicated to ending global hunger in a sustainable way through the use of fish farming as well as supporting local initiatives around the United States. Chase, a middle school boy from the Tampa Bay area in Florida is preparing for […]

National Work Zone Awareness Week

April 3rd-7th, 2017 is National Work Zone Awareness Week. It is a partnership of the Federal Highway Administration, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the American Traffic Safety Services and other organizations. The week is dedicated to raising awareness to roadway work site safety. According to OSHA, “tragically 700 people, including 130 workers were killed […]

Here We Grow Again!

It is officially spring! Springtime is a season of new life and of growth. In the spirit of the season, Trojan Labor is very pleased to announce several new offices opening in the coming months. We know that opening in these new communities will allow us to continue to be “the right people at the right […]

Higher Quest Foundation Update: Honduras Project

The Higher Quest Foundation (sponsored by Trojan Labor) builds fish farms in developing countries and trains the local staff in their operation and maintenance. For one of their projects they partnered with Global Brigades to build a farm in Honduras. So far the farm has been a huge success and harvested it’s first crop of […]

2016-2017 Trojan Labor Scholarship-Warner University

We are pleased to announce the recipient of the 2016-17 Trojan Labor Scholarship at Warner University: Abbigail Slaughter-Crawford. Abby is a sophomore from Haines City, Florida. She is majoring in Agriculture Studies with a minor in Communication.  She is significantly involved with community service through the Collegiate FFA where she serves as Vice President as […]

Lightning Safety for Outdoor Workers

With severe thunderstorms threatening large parts of the southeastern United States this week, it is a good time to discuss ways for outdoor workers to stay safe when severe weather and lightning strikes. According to OSHA, one of the first (and easiest) steps of lightning safety is to monitor all NOAA weather alerts and to […]

New E-Verify Law Coming into Effect in Tennessee

Starting on January first, employers in Tennessee with over 50 employees will be required to utilize E-Verify. This requirements comes from a change to the TLEA, which is the Tennessee Lawful Employment Act. Once January 1st rolls around, companies with less than 50 employees do not have to use E-Verify, but they are able to […]

Overtime Law BLOCKED

A federal judge in Texas has blocked the overtime rule that would have made up to 4 million more workers eligible for overtime pay. The rule would have taken effect on December 1st and would have raised the threshold for “exempt” employees to $47,500. The threshold is currently $23,660. The law could possible still take […]

Giving Back for the Holidays

The Christmas season is filled with opportunities to give back to the local community. The Trojan Labor offices in Charleston and North Charleston recently donated car seats for Giving Back Tuesdays and Charleston Halos. These car seats will protect a few of the smallest members of the Charleston community. All of us here at Trojan […]