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Ex-felons find sense of purpose and belonging at MaineWorks

Sep 13, 2016 No Comments by

The New York Times recently featured Alliance member MaineWorks as part of its Prototype series, describing the company’s mission to create job opportunities in commercial construction for individuals with criminal records stemming from substance abuse. Many of MaineWorks’ candidates are in recovery from addiction, and the opportunity to work is an invaluable part of that […]

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GoodSource Staffing helps Orlando’s homeless back into the workforce

Aug 31, 2016 No Comments by

Now in its second year of operations, GoodSource Staffing has placed over 400 individuals in jobs since opening its doors in April 2015. Over two-thirds of GoodSource’s candidates are homeless while many others face unstable housing situations. GoodSource mainly serves private sector employers, but has also begun supplying workers to the City of Orlando and […]

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WorkSquare Honored with Business and Leadership Service Award

Aug 24, 2016 No Comments by

Congratulations to Alliance member WorkSquare and its President Ian James, selected by the Miami-Dade chapter of SCORE for its 2016 Miami Business and Leadership Service Award! This award honors an individual making significant contributions to Miami-Dade County through their efforts and passion to help others. Founded in 2008 by Vanessa Bartram, WorkSquare combines temp-to-hire job […]

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Millionair Club Charity recruits unsheltered adults through Jobs Connect

Aug 04, 2016 No Comments by

The Millionair Club Charity (MCC)’s social enterprise Temporary Staffing Solutions is continuing to grow at a rapid rate, posting nearly $2.2 million in sales and employing 628 job seekers in its fiscal year ending June 30, just its second full year of operations! About 75% of MCC’s staffing business is with food service contractors, and […]

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OSHA increases data transparency to promote safer workplaces

Jul 21, 2016 No Comments by

In a move to improve workplace safety standards and increase transparency, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has finalized a new rule requiring companies to electronically report workforce injuries and illnesses, and strengthening the rights of workers who report these incidents. Access to this information will enable employers to better benchmark their own safety […]

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