2014
BSCAI Executive Insights

There are two things that managing partner of AffinEco Michael Diamond believes have given his company the ability to sustain 47 years — putting clients first and empowering his staff. Providing great value and recognizing clients’ needs have positioned AffinEco as an ideal partner for its clients, but the focus on its team members has taken the company to the next level. Read more…

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UCONN CEO Event

To successfully manage a growing company through a recession and changes in technology requires a strategic vision and strong leadership.

Often CEOs get caught up in the day-today functions of their companies, but what drives growth is when they cultivate a strong workforce and think strategically. Read more…

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The Modern Clean Sweep FBJ Article

Paul Senecal did not realize he’d stumbled onto his future career path at age 10 when he started to spend his Saturdays at his father’s department store hanging out with the maintenance crew.

Fast-forward 40 years and he’s at the forefront of a $35 million cleaning and maintenance company, AffinEco LLC., with his partner Michael Diamond. Read more…

Company News

Archives: September 2019

Bargaining Begins Now for New Union Contract

By Matt Ellis This fall, AffinEco will again join with other building service contractors in Westchester, New York and Fairfield County, Connecticut to negotiate a new collective bargaining contract with the Service Employees Union International (SEIU), Local 32BJ. The current four-year contract expires on Dec. 31, 2019. This year’s negotiations...

Saving Water Means Saving Money

By Sue Minichiello The idea of water conservation dates back to the 1960s, with water efficiency not far behind. And yet, the U.S. continues to struggle with both concepts and to effectively protect one of its most vital natural resources. According to the EPA, “The U.S. population has doubled over...

Increased Minimum Wages & Decreased Workforce Pose Challenges

By Marshall Hook As we approach the final quarter of 2019, a variety of challenges continue around developing and maintaining a solid and reliable workforce. Among those are new minimum wages going into effect in both New York State and Connecticut, as well ongoing restrictive immigration policies that are having...

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Important Changes for Employers

By Glenn A. Duhl, Esq. Following the prevalence of the Time’s Up and #MeToo movements, there have been several changes to laws governing sexual harassment in the workplace. This year, Connecticut became the latest state to pass a new sexual harassment law, which included a revamp of sexual harassment notice...

Employee Spotlight: Melvin Duarte

By Marshall Hook Melvin Duarte had already been working at 101 Arch Street in Boston’s historic Downtown Crossing neighborhood when AffinEco took over cleaning and maintenance services for the 21-story high-rise building. In the seven years since, he has moved up the ladder into the position of Lead Porter for...