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2013 Annual Conference

Sep 12, 2013 No Comments by

Register now for our annual conference September 25-27, 2013 in Portland, Oregon!

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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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New Member Laurie Bernstein, Community Housing Partnership

Aug 12, 2013 No Comments by

The Alliance welcomes Laurie Bernstein, Director of Social Enterprises at Community Housing Partnership (CHP) in San Francisco. Founded in 1990, CHP manages some 900 units of permanent supportive housing for formerly homeless individuals and families. Its business venture, Solutions SF, provides lobby staffing services to 40 supportive and affordable housing properties in San Francisco, including […]

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