Payroll, human resources and tax filing services provider Inova Payroll today announced a new sales office in Greenville, S.C., and hinted that more expansions are coming soon.
“The addition of the Greenville, S.C., office supports Inova’s strategic expansion efforts,” Farsheed Ferdowsi, Inova president and CEO, said in a news release. “By providing local sales and support services, we can stay true to our commitment to excellent customer care. The company expects to announce additional office expansions in the near future as we strive to meet the needs of our rapidly growing client base and geographic reach.”
Sales consultant Donna Lollis (pictured) has been assigned to cover the newly expanded territory, which also includes Mauldin, Spartanburg, Lexington, Columbia, Charleston, Myrtle Beach, Hilton Head and Anderson.
AT&T today announced that AT&T Southeast (BellSouth Telecommunications) has reached a handshake on a tentative agreement with the Communications Workers of America in contract negotiations.
Additionally, AT&T and CWA have reached tentative agreements on two other smaller Southeast regional agreements covering AT&T Billing Southeast and Southeast Utility Operations.
The three-year agreements, terms of which were not disclosed, include wage increases in each year and modest pension increases. Paperwork is being finalized, AT&T said in a release.
The three agreements will be submitted to the union's membership for a ratification vote, and collectively cover more than 22,000 AT&T wireline employees in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.
The agreements come on the heels of tentative agreements AT&T reached on July 21 in wireline contract negotiations for the AT&T Midwest region and AT&T Corp. (CWA Telecommunications and Technology Office), where contracts expired on April 7.
A young cloud-based data center company based in South Carolina plans to make its first step toward a national network in Nashville. An executive at Green Cloud Technologies, which has raised about $5 million, told a Greenville conference Tuesday his colleagues are setting up a data center in Middle Tennessee. Green Cloud's leaders include a number of the executives who formerly ran NuVox.
Vision Airlines on Thursday said it will begin at the end of May to connect Nashville International Airport to Myrtle Beach, S.C., for the summer and early fall. Georgia-based Vision is trying to stand out by flying Boeing 737s.
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations will plough $135 million into its plant in Aiken, S.C., where it will add 122 jobs and the capacity to produce and an extra 4,750 tires per day. The expansion will grow the 13-year-old facility by more than 266,000 square feet.