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Nov 22, 2018
The company's fourth quarter and full-year 2018 financial results will be revealed during a conference call. PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. – BrightView Holdings announced that it will release its fourth quarter and full-year 2018 financial results after market close on Tuesday, Nov. 27. In conjunction with the news release, BrightView Chief Executive Officer Andrew Masterman and Chief Financial Officer John Feenan will host a conference call and webcast on Nov. 28 at 10 a.m. EST. A slide presentation, which will be made available on the company’s investor website , will accompany the call. To participate in the teleconference, callers in the U.S. and Canada may dial (877) 273-7124 toll free. International callers may dial (647) 689-5396 (Conference ID 5667795). The news release and a live webcast of the conference also will be accessible here and on the company's investor website . A replay of the call will be available from 1 p.m. EST on Nov. 28 to 11:59 p.m. EST on Dec. 5. To access the recording, dial (800) 585-8367 or (416) 621-4642 (Conference ID 5667795). Horizon acquires Turf & Garden PHOENIX – Horizon Distributors, a full-service distributor of irrigation and landscape products, announced the acquisition of Turf & Garden. Turf & Garden is a wholesale supplier of landscape products, irrigation, lighting and power equipment with four stores in Southeastern Virginia and the Outer Banks, North Carolina. David Cook, President of Horizon, said, “Turf & Garden has been a strong presence in the Virginia irrigation and landscape industry for over 100 years. This acquisition offers us a tremendous opportunity to expand our footprint in the East. The Turf & Garden business model is a seamless complement to Horizon and we are excited about the growth opportunity we can offer to their team.” Turf & Garden offers a line of products and services to green industry professionals, including power equipment parts and service. They have developed a following for their Southern Belle line of grass seed and fertilizers designed specifically for the needs of the Virginia climate and soil. Horizon is a professional distributor of turf irrigation products, outdoor power equipment, fertilizers and allied products serving the professional turf, landscape and golf markets. For more information about Horizon, please visit Horizononline.com Proposed H-2B rule modernizes employee recruitment process Electronic advertisements would be required to be posted on the internet for at least 14 days. The Department of Homeland Security, in conjunction with the Department of Labor , has published a joint notice of proposed rule making that would modernize recruitment requirements for employers seeking H-2B nonimmigrant workers. The H-2B program allows U.S. employers or U.S. agents who meet specific regulatory requirements to bring foreign nationals to the United States to fill temporary nonagricultural jobs. The proposed rule would require electronic advertisements to be posted on the internet for at least 14 days, replacing the print newspaper advertisements that regulations currently require. DHS and DOL writes in the joint notice that the departments "believe this is a more effective and efficient way to disseminate information about job openings to U.S. workers." "The Departments believe that electronic advertisements, posted on websites that U.S. workers in the area of the job opportunity would use, best ensures that U.S. workers learn of job opportunities," the statement reads. "The joint rule proposes phasing out the current requirements with a limited transition period. During the transition, employers would be able to choose between print and electronic advertisements. This provision should provide flexibility for employers who may have already purchased print advertising or have advertising contracts in place." For more information, read the whole proposal published in the Federal Register on Nov. 9. Public commenting on the proposed rule ends on Dec. 10. In this 60-minute presentation you will learn: Employee Integration: Connecting your HR/Payroll system to Aspire: Learn how it’s possible to maintain your employee’s in one place. Experience peace of mind knowing employee pay rates and other demographic information are same across systems. Workers Comp Reporting: How tracking workers comp based on the task the employee is doing can save thousands in Workers Comp Premiums. Payroll General Ledger Integration: Learn how it’s possible to have the benefits of an outside payroll platform without sacrificing integration to popular Accounting systems like Quick Books, Microsoft Dynamics and Accumatica. Employee On-boarding: Are you still having new employee’s complete piles of new hire paperwork? Learning how your company can eliminate the paper and make an outstanding first impression. Employee Mobile Engagement: Everyone has a smartphone…why not deliver commonly requested items like Pay-stubs, W-2’s and Time Off Balances right to their fingertips. The webinar will be available on demand soon after the live presentation to all registrants.