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Employers Must Invest in Wellness to Stay Competitive says California Employers Association (CEA)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California Employers Association (CEA) has been receiving an uptick in requests on training programs, specifically those which prepare new managers on how to address the topic of employee wellbeing. Employers are beginning to understand that employee wellbeing is a critical component to their company's success and a necessary ingredient to retaining and attracting top talent.

Eliminating Bias in Employment Hiring

FORT MYERS, Fla., Sept. 13, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Black people routinely face discrimination in the hiring process. Sometimes this happens because of a conscious bias. However, unconscious bias frequently occurs due to people's tendency to hire people like themselves, according to job site Trove Talent.

VOSH Increases efforts to help employers prevent workplace fatalities

RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 31, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Department of Labor and Industry's Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) program is enhancing its efforts to protect workers and reduce injuries, illnesses, and fatalities in the state after a sudden rise in workplace deaths.

This Startup Wants to Turn Your Email Signature to a Team Building Tool

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 30, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Scottsdale startup JabberYak introduces the first of its kind Team Building Email Signature for corporations and companies that are experiencing challenges with building cohesive teams in remote, hybrid or in-person work models.
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CDF LABOR LAW Named to Bloomberg Law 2022 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Framework

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- CDF Labor Law LLP, a California employment, labor and immigration employer-side law firm, was named one of only 43 U.S.-based law firms to earn a place on Bloomberg Law's second Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Framework list.

Virginia Department of Labor and Industry recognizes Lockheed Martin for exceptional safety and health practices

RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems in Manassas, Virginia has been reapproved as a Virginia STAR Worksite under the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry's Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP).

BC Wood Products in Ashland Receives Virginia SHARP Designation Under the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry’s (DOLI) Safety and Health...

RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 10, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Commissioner Gary G. Pan announced today that the BC Wood Products in Ashland, Virginia, has been certified as a Virginia SHARP Worksite under the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP), the agency's highest level of recognition for excellence in safety and health management systems for small businesses.

EPIC Welcomes Jay Yarid – Adds to EPIC’s Employee Benefits Practice

DALLAS, Texas and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 1, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Jay Yarid has joined the firm as Principal within its Employee Benefits Practice.
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As California’s Mandatory Responsible Beverage Service Certification Deadline Looms, San Francisco Wine School Offers ABC Accredited Live Training

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The State of California has issued a new mandate for Responsible Beverage Service (RBS) certification, for all 56,000 licensed businesses in California where alcohol is served that goes into effect this Friday, July 1, San Francisco Wine School (SFWS) announced today.

FMTC Safety Continues Expansion with On-Site Training & Instruction Acquisition

HOUMA, La., June 28, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FMTC Safety is continuing its global expansion in the Offshore, Wind, Maritime, and Industry sectors by acquiring Houma-based On-Site Training & Instruction. With this acquisition, the Houma location now offers certified OPITO training, a safety training for Oil, Gas, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) workers.

Glam Scrubwear Partners with KARE to Support National Healthcare Workers

ATLANTA, Ga., June 17, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bringing more glam and purpose to those who need it the most, Glam Scrubwear is partnering with KARE, a labor marketplace that connects qualified caregivers and nurses with senior care facilities, to offer discounted and trendy healthcare uniforms to caregivers, better known as KARE Heroes, Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today.

Raytheon Chesapeake Depot reapproved as a Virginia STAR Worksite under the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry’s Virginia Occupational Safety and...

RICHMOND, Va., June 3, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Raytheon Chesapeake Depot in Chesapeake, Virginia has been reapproved as a Virginia STAR Worksite under the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry's Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP).

Dispatch Media Group Names Westerwood a Winner of the Columbus Top Workplaces Award for the 7th Year in a Row

COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 25, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Westerwood has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2022 honor by Columbus C.E.O. Magazine. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by employee engagement technology partner Energage LLC.
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California Employers Association (CEA) Launches Personal Development Coaching During Mental Health Awareness Month

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California Employers Association (CEA) is launching a new service, Coaching U, specifically for individuals looking to improve their careers, relationships and life goals. CEA's Personal Development Coaching program is designed to have positive impact on self-confidence, well-being, leadership and work performance.

North Carolina Culture of Wellness Award Winners Announced by NCBGH

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 13, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Winners of the first annual employer Culture of Wellness Award have been announced by the North Carolina Business Group on Health (NCBGH), presented at their NCBGH Spring Forum in Greensboro. The award recognizes the best employer wellbeing programs across the state; companies committed to improving the health and well-being of their employees.

Freedom Makers Rebrands to Include Virtual Services in Name and Logo

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, May 6, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Freedom Makers, a leading military spouse virtual assistant services agency, has announced that it will begin operating under a new name - Freedom Makers Virtual Services (FMVS). This name change goes into effect immediately and better reflects the company's comprehensive service offerings. A fresh new logo accompanies the name change too.

The Sun Sentinel Names Spodak Dental Group a Winner of the South Florida Top Workplaces 2022 Award

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., May 4, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Spodak Dental Group has been awarded the No. 5 Top Workplaces 2022 honor by The Sun Sentinel in the small business category. This is the sixth time that the Group has won the award.

SBA commemorates 20 years of serving large and mid-sized employers’ benefits consulting needs

ATLANTA, Ga., April 27, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc. (SBA) announced the firm is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Since opening its doors in April 2002, SBA has helped organizations in every sector of the North American economy navigate their toughest employee benefits challenges while reducing plan expenses and improving efficiency, compliance and the participant experience.

This Start-up wants to help companies re-engage employees while returning to the office

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 11, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Scottsdale start-up, JabberYak, has developed a new team-building Office Name Plate to help employees re-connect and re-engage as they return to the office. JabberYak is set to make the transition smoother by getting co-workers to re-connect and get to know each other again.

Training the Biomanufacturing Workforce: BioBuilder Leads Regional Partnership with Federal Funding Awarded through BioMADE

BOSTON, Mass., March 14, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The BioBuilder Educational Foundation announced that they are to lead the "Regional Partnerships for Training the Biomanufacturing Workforce in Worcester, MA" project. The project was funded through BioMADE, the Bioindustrial Manufacturing and Design Ecosystem, which is aimed at accelerating bioindustrial manufacturing knowledge, capabilities, and workforce in the U.S.
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Toastmasters Corporate Summit 2022 Reveals Why Fortune 500 Companies Rely on Toastmasters for Workforce Training

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A top-level Corporate Summit held by Toastmasters' Districts 52, 100 and F showed business and corporations why a big number of mega-companies rely on their educational program. Companies such as Amazon, Google, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Oracle, Bank of America, FedEx, General Electric, JPMorgan Chase and Lockheed Martin all have benefited from the Toastmasters International program.

Luxury brand leader, Lisa Baldwin, joins TAG CXO

PHOENIX, Ariz., Feb. 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lisa Baldwin, an industry veteran with a track record of successes with paramount brands like Tiffany and Co., Coach and Macy's, is bringing her earned expertise to TAG CXO as a fractional CIO. Baldwin's remarkable insights come from 30 years of IT experience, managing modernization and transformation across all aspects of business.

KLLM Transport Services Announces Largest Driver Pay Increase in Company History

JACKSON, Miss., Jan. 19, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- KLLM Transport Services (KLLM), one of the leading temperature-controlled, truckload carriers in North America, announced today the largest comprehensive pay and compensation increase in company history.

Hitachi Energy in Bland, Virginia, has been reapproved as a Virginia STAR Worksite under the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry’s...

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 11, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Commissioner C. Ray Davenport announced today that Hitachi Energy in Bland, Virginia has been reapproved as a Virginia STAR Worksite under the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry's Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP), the program's highest level of recognition. The facility was honored with their first Certificate of Recognition issued on March 12, 2011.

North Carolina Business Group on Health Launches Culture of Wellness Awards to Recognize Employer Wellness Programs

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 3, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Starting today, North Carolina employers can apply for first-ever Culture of Wellness Awards, presented by the North Carolina Business Group on Health (NCBGH). The awards recognize the best employer wellbeing programs across the state and are open to employers of all sizes.

Where Did Four Million U.S. Workers Go and What Are They Doing? asks the Merito Group

TYSONS, Va., Jan. 3, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Great Resignation era of workers are returning to the workforce but not as originally imagined. Carolyn Thompson, CEO of talent acquisition and consulting services company Merito Group states, "With new priorities and values, Americans are searching for a new job or a new career, which also means becoming an entrepreneur."
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Orange County Register Names CDF Labor Law One of OC’s Top Workplaces for Third Year in a Row

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Acclaimed California labor, employment and immigration defense law firm CDF Labor Law LLP (CDF) proudly announces it has been named one of the 2021 Top Workplaces by the Orange County Register for the 3rd consecutive year. The award rounds out a year of numerous accolades for CDF.

Toray Plastics in Front Royal, Virginia Receives Its Fourth ‘Star’ Designation Under The Virginia Department of Labor and Industry’s Voluntary Protection...

RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Commissioner C. Ray Davenport announced today that Toray Plastics (America), Inc. in Front Royal, Virginia, has been reapproved as a Virginia STAR Worksite under the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry's Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP), the program's highest level of recognition. The facility was honored with their first Certificate of Recognition issued on January 28, 2005.
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Certa Partners with Comply Exchange to Digitize Third Party Tax Journey

SARATOGA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Certa, the leading no-code third party risk management platform today announced its integration with Comply Exchange, a global leader in tax compliance. Certa is the only platform that digitizes, orchestrates, and automates the entire third-party journey across procurement, compliance, IT, legal, finance, and other groups.

Seasoned Digital Leader Steve Phillips joins TAG CXO

PHOENIX, Ariz., Nov. 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Steve Phillips, a change-oriented global technology executive, has joined TAG CXO to offer interim and fractional executive CIO services available for on-demand engagement to mid-market operators.
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CDF California Labor and Employment Law Blog Listed 7th on Feedspot ‘Top 40′

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- CDF Labor Law LLP (CDF), a California-based labor, employment and business immigration defense law firm, proudly announces its California Labor & Employment Law Blog ("blog") has been ranked 7th on Feedspot's recent list of the "Top 40 California Law Blogs and Websites."

Top Technology and Risk Management executive Ed Escobedo joins TAG CXO

PHOENIX, Ariz., Nov. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ed Escobedo has watched technology evolve and grow over the past 40 years. He has now joined TAG CXO as a seasoned executive who brings skills and experience as fractional CIO.

Onshore Strategies Offers Flexible Oil and Gas Supply Chain Consultants and Contractors

DENVER, Colo., Nov. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Onshore Strategies just launched an oil and gas-focused supply chain consulting firm that's working to solve the industry's supply chain challenges. This new, woman-owned business has proven sourcing strategies to save businesses money and time, while improving auditability, helping with ESG efforts and increasing capital. The answer is hiring consultants to meet specific demand and need.

Platform for Emerging Creatives Readies to Launch in Sydney

PERTH, Western Australia, Oct. 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In October of 2021 a new era creative talent platform called Experlio will be launching to the world. The platform aims to support the discovery and growth of top emerging talent through engaging online experiences.

Audiosha Has Redefined the Occupational Health and Safety Services Industry with Technology, Diversity and Entertainment

FRISCO, Texas, Oct. 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Audiosha™ originated as a company whose sole focus was workplace health and safety, specifically for industrial worksites. As the company grew at an unprecedented pace and against all odds, it transitioned to become a full-service creative workplace solutions provider offering safety equipment, tools and training for employees in companies of all sizes.

6 Certified Nursing Assistants Are Leaving Profession for Every 1 Certified (Q2 2021) – Florida Patient Care at Risk Ahead of...

PINELLAS PARK, Fla., Oct. 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Premier Nursing Academy launched the CNA Shortage Index, a quarterly estimate of how well the production of new certified nursing assistants (CNAs) is keeping up with attrition of CNAs out of the career. The latest data indicate that the state of Florida faces an acute shortage that will compromise the quality of patient care if not remedied quickly.

Current Builders Launches ESOP to Retain and Attract Top Construction Employees

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Current Builders, an award-winning general contractor based in Florida, has announced an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) as part of the company's strategy to retain and attract top construction employees.

LBA Ware recognized as ‘Top Mortgage Employer’ by Mortgage Professional America

MACON, Ga., Oct. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware™, a leading provider of incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence (BI) software solutions for the mortgage industry, today announced it has been recognized as a 2021 Top Mortgage Employer by Mortgage Professional America (MPA). Honorees were selected based on anonymous employee survey results that measured how their business performs on a variety of metrics, including culture, benefits and employee development.

Sales Boomerang highlighted as a premier employer in the mortgage industry

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry's top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today announced it has been ranked a 2021 Top Mortgage Employer by Mortgage Professional America (MPA) following a competitive selection process aimed to identify, recognize and honor the best employers in the U.S. mortgage industry.
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Teamsters Local 396 announce negotiations for sanitation workers In Orange County make progress as the threat of strike looms

ORANGE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Over 1,100 sanitation workers in Orange County, CA are bargaining for a new contract for residential, commercial, and government waste removal services. Over the last 40 years, Teamsters Local 396 has bargained contracts that initially fought back against the poverty jobs created during the initial privatization and contracting out of public sanitation services.

Chelsea Groton Bank Named Top Workplace for 6th Straight Year – CEO Michael Rauh Recognized with Leadership Award

GROTON, Conn., Oct. 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Chelsea Groton Bank was recently named a Top Workplace in Connecticut for the sixth consecutive year, and Michael Rauh, the Bank's President and CEO, was presented with this year's Leadership award, both in the midsize employer category (150-499 employees).

The Spodak Dental Group Raises Minimum Wage and Hires Entry-Level Employees at $15 Per Hour

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Sept. 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In accordance with the passing of Florida's Amendment 2 in November 2020, which increased the minimum wage and amended Florida's Constitution, the Spodak Dental Group will raise its minimum wage for all employees. However, instead of matching the state-mandated increases, they are exceeding them.

The Spodak Dental Group Transitions to Four-Day Work Week

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Sept. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Spodak Dental Group transitioned to a four-day work week in 2021 with a goal to take the very best care of each team member. After the turmoil of a 2020 year filled with the uncertainty, stress and additional regulations due to COVID-19, the family-owned company realized that there was a great opportunity to provide each team member with a flexible schedule that supports a greater work life balance.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Names Steiner Realty, Inc a Winner of the Pittsburgh Top Workplaces Award for the Third Year in a...

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Sept. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Steiner Realty, Inc. announces their designation as one of Pittsburgh's 2021 Top Workplaces. Steiner Realty has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2021 honor by The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette for the third year in a row.

2021 VOSH Voluntary Protection Programs

RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 9, 2021 (SEND2PRES NEWSWIRE) -- Emerson Machine Automation Solution in Charlottesville, Virginia, has been reapproved as a Virginia STAR Worksite under the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry's Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP).

TAG CXO Announces Industry Veteran Executive Paul Elliott Joins Team

PHOENIX, Ariz., Aug. 31, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paul Elliott still values the promise behind a handshake. He grew up listening to talk of the family business discussed around the dinner table. His Midwest family, led by his grandfather, modeled those downhome values where only a handshake was required. Elliott has used those impressionable lessons throughout his life and in his own career. Now he aims to serve others with the same kind of integrity as the newest chief information officer at TAG CXO.

Leading Digital Mortgage Platform Maxwell Named a 2021 Best Place to Work by Denver Business Journal

DENVER, Colo., Aug. 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Maxwell, a leading digital mortgage and fulfillment platform for small to midsize lenders, just announced it was named a 2021 Best Place to Work by Denver Business Journal. The company ranked sixth in the medium-sized category.

SimpleNexus ranks 47 out of 100 on Fast Company’s worldwide list of the Best Workplaces for Innovators

LEHI, Utah, Aug. 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SimpleNexus, developer of the leading homeownership platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, nabbed the number 47 spot on Fast Company's third annual list of the world's 100 Best Workplaces for Innovators.

Retailu Partners with One Voice One Team to Champion Youth Employment In Retail

MONTREAL, Quebec, July 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The current state of retail vacancies is alarming - the industry at large is facing a massive gap in part-time workers. "We have never seen this many openings for part-time workers," said April Sabral from retailu. "Even more alarming is the pool of candidates that want to work in retail post COVID. Usually, we would have students applying for their summer jobs, but unfortunately, this has not happened in 2021."

Individual with Down Syndrome Testifies for Phasing Out Subminimum Wages for Individuals with Disabilities

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) and the Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress (MDSC) applaud the testimony of John Anton at Wednesday's Education & Labor Committee joint subcommittee hearing, "Phasing Out Subminimum Wages: Supporting the Transition to Competitive Integrated Employment for Workers with Disabilities."

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