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Lack of Skilled Labor Hampers Mississippi Auto Glass Shop

Advanced Auto Glass owners Joey and Rebecca Brown say hiring people is increasingly difficult due to the lack of skilled labor. “The lack of skilled applicants or the lack of applicants period has become a very big problem for us,” … Continue reading

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Labor Shortage: Industry Loses 14% of its Technicians in Two Years

The auto glass industry’s 700,000 technicians in 2020 were reduced to 600,000 in 2022, according to Robert C. Dauffenbach, senior associate dean for economic development at the University of Oklahoma. Dauffenbach says the 14% decline presents an opportunity for the … Continue reading

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Some Shops Say COVID Sanitation Fees Being Denied

Augie DeFeo wants to know why GEICO is suddenly denying the $25 reimbursement for COVID sanitizing even though cases continue to soar. “GEICO has consistently been paying a standard fee of $25 per job for cleaning/sanitizing the vehicle,” says DeFeo, … Continue reading

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Tech Tips: Staying Safe When Working with Resins

The topic of potential health hazards among windshield repair technicians is far from new. It continues to be discussed among techs in industry online groups and forums and among auto glass professionals in shops around the country. The issue was … Continue reading

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