Under the PHS
offer, Wilson noted, a licensed vocational nurse with five years' service and earning just over $47,320 per year would go to nearly $63,689 per year by the end of a three-year contract--not including a 6% increase for all differentials and a weekend differential increase of 66%.
The full team advising PHS
on the deal included Blake Morgan, PwC, Travers Smith and Rothschild.
During a news conference announcing the firm's filing for bankruptcy protection, Willcom President Yukio Kubota stressed the value of PHS
services to social infrastructure, including hospitals.
They sought the right to create a "traditional" suburban space within an institution: they sought a space where the PHS
had no authority, no control.
Moreover, the firm's PHS
division has incurred a total of over 30 billion yen in pretax losses during the past three business years.
owns or leases 26 hospitals in Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Montana and California.
He previously owned and managed his own data destruction company, Confidential Destruction Services, for five years before selling it to PHS
Willcom said it eyes promoting next-generation PHS
services in China, the world's largest PHS
market, and other countries in cooperation with ZTE.
NTT DoCoMo is advising subscribers of its PHS
and CITYPHONE services of alternative services such as its 3G FOMA service and is also looking at a potential subscriber transition to WILLCOM Inc, a company providing PHS
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said Thursday it will hand over its PHS
business to another telecom unit of the power company by next March.
Birmingham company Greenleaf has been sold to workplace services provider PHS