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Health Care Reform Resources

Jul 22, 2014 No Comments by

Click here for a compilation of resources to help your alternative staffing organization prepare for implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

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Recognition for Excellence

Jul 22, 2014 No Comments by

Read about honors awarded to Alliance members for their quality business services and success helping job seekers secure competitive employment.

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Find an ASO

Jul 22, 2014 No Comments by

Click on the map to find an Alternative Staffing Organization in your area.

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Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act signed into law

Jul 22, 2014 No Comments by

Today President Obama signed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), overwhelming approved by both houses of Congress and the first major update to workforce development law since 1998. Among other workforce system reforms, the law includes a “pay-for-performance” provision that allows local workforce boards to reserve up to 10% of their funding to support [...]

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States can now use Medicaid to help mentally ill find and keep jobs

Jul 16, 2014 No Comments by

Supportive employment is a proven approach to helping job seekers with mental illness succeed in competitive jobs. In this model, employment specialists coach individuals during their job search and after they begin working. Scarce funding has limited the number of people who receive such services, however. One study reports that only 1.7% of people served [...]

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