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EMBERS Staffing Solutions named Social EnterPrize Gold Award Winner

Oct 08, 2013 No Comments by

Congratulations to Alliance member EMBERS Staffing Solutions, named Social EnterPrize Gold Award Winner in the under $1 Million category by the Trico Charitable Foundation at the Social Enterprise World Forum in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The award recognizes the positive changes EMBERS Staffing Solutions is making in the lives of Vancouver citizens facing barriers to employment […]

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White House honors TeenForce as Champion of Change

Sep 30, 2013 No Comments by

Congratulations to John Hogan, founder and CEO of Alliance member TeenForce, honored by the White House last week as a Champion of Change for its work with the Obama Administration’s Youth Jobs+ program! With youth unemployment at record levels, Youth Jobs+ seeks to engage businesses, nonprofits, elected officials and faith institutions in creating pathways to […]

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New Member Derek Snook, IES Labor Services

Sep 12, 2013 1 Comment by

The Alliance welcomes Derek Snook, president of In Every Story (IES) Labor Services in Charleston, South Carolina. IES Labor Services began operating in 2011 and places job seekers in general labor and skilled trades positions. Derek Snook founded the company in response to day labor conditions he experienced firsthand while voluntarily living and working in […]

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New DOL Rules Promote Employment of Veterans and People with Disabilities

Sep 06, 2013 No Comments by

The Department of Labor (DOL) has announced two new rules designed to improve employment of veterans and people with disabilities by government contractors and their subcontractors. One rule updates requirements under the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, providing contractors with a metric for measuring their success in recruiting and employing veterans. Contractors […]

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Alternative Staffing Alliance a Partner Supporter of Social Enterprise Alliance

Aug 19, 2013 No Comments by

The Alternative Staffing Alliance has joined the Social Enterprise Alliance (SEA) as a Partner member! SEA is the leading champion for social enterprise in the US, and we see this affiliation as a great way to expand our network and give the alternative staffing model greater visibility, while also gaining access to SEA’s wide store […]

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