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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."

Zach Poth Joins TAG CXO as COO to Support Growing Demand for Fractional Executive Services

PHOENIX, Ariz., July 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TAG CXO, an organization of successful fractional executives available for hire, is pleased to announce that Zach Poth has joined the team. Poth is an accomplished information technology pro who will take on the role of chief operating officer.

MetaGeek Unveils New Tech Support Product Addressing Remote Employees’ Home Wi-Fi

BOISE, Idaho, July 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today Wi-Fi tech company MetaGeek announces the launch of its highly anticipated Signifi Business. Signifi Business helps IT professionals visualize and troubleshoot employees' home Wi-Fi networks with remote tools and a centralized dashboard.
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TruckDriverJobs411 Steps Up to Meet Employment Shortage During Trucking Industry Surge

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- he Federal government's recently proposed infrastructure program is projected to create nearly 3 million new commercial truck driving jobs. That's why platforms such as TruckDriverJobs411.com, the original and free trucking jobs' board, are hustling to meet the growing employment demands. Western Truck Insurance Services, Inc. has recently overhauled its job board site to ensure drivers and owner operators are efficiently matched with jobs.

HWS Enters into An Exclusive Partnership with Mrs. LTC to Offer Long-Term Care Claim Processing for Household Employers

STERLING, Va., June 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- HomeWork Solutions (HWS), the industry expert in household payroll and employment taxes, has entered into an exclusive partnership agreement with Mrs. LTC, a leading provider of Long-Term Care Claims processing.

The Premier Agency is Recruiting New Insurance Agents in Arizona and Utah, and Matching Their Marketing Budget Dollar-For-Dollar

PHOENIX, Ariz. and SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, June 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Premier Agency, founded in 2017, has begun recruiting top insurance agents throughout Arizona and Utah. The company specializes in Medicare, health, life, and long term care insurance. By working with the Premier Agency, new agents will represent most Major Medicare Advantage and Supplement carriers.

Plan sponsors should prepare for smooth sailing for ‘SECURE Act 2.0’ retirement reform bill

ATLANTA, Ga., May 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc. (SBA) issued a statement today notifying plan sponsors of pending bipartisan legislation that could significantly impact employer-sponsored retirement plans.

New Minnesota-based Staffing Firms Assist Companies to Improve Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

SAINT PAUL, Minn., May 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LAK Technology Inc. recently announced that two of its DBAs, PowerSource Staffing Inc. and Empowers Staffing Inc. are working to fill two distinct niches in the recruiting and staffing industry. They're not only helping companies to improve their diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), but they're also helping people of color who may have lost work during the COVID crisis to get back to business.
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Tapcheck announces new website design improving user experience and expands financial wellness resources

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Tapcheck, a leading financial service provider that offers an innovative and easy-to-integrate financial wellness benefit that allows employers to give employees the ability to access their earned wages before payday, today announced the launch of its new website.

Strategic Benefits Advisors welcomes Kah-Lee Wong as senior benefits consultant

ATLANTA, Ga., April 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc. (SBA) announced that Kah-Lee Wong, FSA, EA, MAAA, has joined the firm as a senior benefits consultant. In this role, Wong will work closely with organizations to provide actuarial consulting services and solve challenges related to their employee benefits plans.

Rural Iowa Manufacturing Jobs Surplus Means Big Opportunities

OSCEOLA, Iowa, April 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It's been a year since the manufacturing industry was hit by the COVID-19 crisis forcing businesses to get creative to manage their workforce assets. In April of 2020, the rural Clarke County, Iowa's unemployment rate jumped from 3.4% to 11.8%, and more than 100,000 workers across the state were displaced, laid off, or simply let go when businesses had to close their doors, says Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC).

Virginia Minimum Wage Set to Increase

RICHMOND, Va., April 28, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Beginning May 1, 2021, the minimum wage for workers in Virginia will increase to $9.50 per hour. Additionally, some jobs previously exempt from the minimum wage are no longer exempt (e.g., domestic workers), the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry announced today.

Gearing up for a Busy Season at ACE Adventure Resort

OAK HILL, W.Va., April 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In preparation for the season kicking off, ACE Adventure Resort announced they are looking for seasonal employees to fill a variety of positions. Adjacent to the New River Gorge National Park and Preserve, ACE, a family owned and community-based resort, operates on 1,500 acres of lush property.

Corporate Health and Wellness Expert, Wellness Coaches, Releases Whitepaper on the Increased Risks of COVID-19 to Smokers and Their Employers

BLUE BELL, Pa., April 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As COVID-19 lingers on, management teams across the country are struggling to find effective ways to keep their workforce safe and healthy while also keeping productivity levels up. Wellness Coaches offers a comprehensive look into an overlooked workforce demographic in their new whitepaper, "Smoking Cessation During a Pandemic: A look at the medical and financial costs of smoking for people and organizations."

Promontory MortgagePath Named One of the Best Places to Work in Financial Technology

DANBURY, Conn., April 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Promontory MortgagePath LLC, a leading provider of comprehensive digital mortgage origination and tech-driven fulfillment solutions, announced today it has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Financial Technology in 2021. The awards program was created in 2017 and is a project of Arizent, which includes American Banker, and Best Companies Group.

Wellness Coaches unveils new products and services and a new branded-look for 2021

BLUE BELL, Pa., March 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Wellness Coaches, one of the fastest-growing leaders in the clinical management healthcare space, acquired and relaunched a series of new accessible health products and solutions for the American workforce along with new corporate branding.

Virtual tech event highlights local STEM professionals during WHAT I CAN BE! Tech Career Showcase

NEW ORLEANS, La., March 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LifeSkills Foundation, a local non-profit dedicated to youth entrepreneurship and workforce training advocacy, is hosting TECHCharge NOLA 2021, a virtual tech career expo and speakers forum on Saturday, March 13 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. via live stream on Facebook, LinkedIn, and BoothCentral.

Rise in Workplace Bullying Parallels Trump Term – Remote Work Fertile Ground for Abuse

CLARKSTON, Wash., March 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Respondents in the new national scientific poll by the Workplace Bullying Institute (WBI) reported a rise in prevalence to 30% of adult Americans who directly experienced "repeated mistreatment: abusive conduct that is threatening, intimidating, humiliating, work sabotage or verbal abuse."

TAG CXO Names Dan Streufert to Lead its IT Infrastructure Practice Area

PHOENIX, Ariz., Feb. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TAG CXO, a provider of fractional IT executives, appointed Dan Streufert to lead its new IT Infrastructure practice area located in Phoenix, Arizona. In this role, Streufert is responsible to lead and develop the delivery teams helping TAG CXO clients build the robust and durable IT operating environments needed for growth and efficiency.

FormFree’s Expanded Income and Employment Verification Covers 85% of Working Americans

ATHENS, Ga., Feb. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree® today announced its AccountChek® 3n1 (3n1) asset, employment and income verification service now covers 85% of U.S. workers whose employers utilize a payroll processing service, representing over 100 million wage earners.

Printpack Williamsburg Receives the Virginia ‘Star’ Designation Under the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry’s (DOLI) Voluntary Protection Programs

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Commissioner C. Ray Davenport announced today that Printpack in Williamsburg, Virginia, has been approved as a Virginia STAR Worksite under the Virginia's Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP), the agency's highest level of recognition for excellence in safety and health management systems.

National Postdoctoral Association Applauds Pay Increases for Postdocs

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As advocates for a rewarding postdoctoral experience, the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) applauds the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for increasing the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) stipends for fiscal year 2021.

TAG CXO Has Named Darin Howard to Lead its BI/Reporting and Analytics Practice Area

PHOENIX, Ariz., Jan. 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TAG CXO, a provider of fractional IT executives, appointed Darin Howard to lead its new BI and Analytics practice area located in Phoenix, Arizona. In this role, Howard will be responsible for helping TAG CXO clients to better understand their business performance and gain key insights that boost growth and profitability.

Sunpro Solar Expands Solar Service to Arizona

PHOENIX, Ariz. and MANDEVILLE, La., Jan. 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sunpro Solar, a leading provider of residential solar energy and battery storage in the U.S., announced its most recent expansion to Arizona. With services beginning in the greater Phoenix area, the company's expansion to the state of Arizona will help satisfy the demand for lower electricity bills and will create more renewable energy jobs.

TAG CXO Names Shane Jones to Lead its Fractional Project Management Office (PMO) Services

PHOENIX, Ariz., Jan. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TAG CXO, a provider of fractional IT executives, appointed Shane Jones to lead its new Project Management Office practice area located in Phoenix, Arizona. In this role, Jones will expand TAG CXOs PMO services, develop new clients, and lead fractional PMO services across TAG CXOs expanding national network of fractional executives.

Pandemic Safety Training from Academy for Hospitality Arts Helps Make Hospitality Safer Than Ever Before

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Jan. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Academy for Hospitality Arts (AHA) has launched COVID-19 safety training courses to help hospitality workers prepare for re-openings. Foodservice professionals can now ensure hotels and restaurants reopen and remain open safely. Even while vaccine distribution is underway, COVID-19 remains an issue for dining establishments.

TAG CXO Expands Fractional CIO Services

PHOENIX, Ariz., Jan. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TAG CXO, a provider of fractional IT executives, announced today that it has expanded its practice areas to include PMO leadership (project management office), IT Operations, and Business Intelligence. The move leverages a growing trend amongst mid-sized companies to hire fractional executives.
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Tapcheck Helps Employers Unlock New Financial Options for Employees with Earned Wage Access Application

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Tapcheck, a simple and easy-to-integrate financial wellness benefit that allows employers to give employees the ability to access their earned wages before payday, has experienced strong growth since first launching. In 2020 alone, Tapcheck saw 863% growth, with exponential adoption in the in-home care and quick-service restaurant (QSR) industries.

Frozen Food Express Increasing Linehaul Driver Pay Significantly

DALLAS, Texas, Dec. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Frozen Food Express (FFE), the largest nationwide, asset-based temperature-controlled LTL carrier in the United States, is poised to pass along a substantial linehaul company driver pay increase in early January.

Pam Jeffords Joins Sapient Insights Group as Senior Partner to Lead Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Advisory Services

ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pam Jeffords has joined Sapient Insights Group as Senior Partner and will lead the firm's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion consulting practice. In this role, Jeffords will develop and expand the firm's advisory offerings with a primary focus on data-driven optimization of best practices for diversity, equity, and inclusion for clients.

Trends for Creative Services Industries from Voices.com’s 2021 Annual Trends Report

LONDON, Ontario, Dec. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Voices.com has released their tenth annual trends report that looks at creative services industries - including advertising, education, media, entertainment, technology, and more - and provides insights into trends that impacted them in 2020 and makes predictions for trends in 2021.
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Tapcheck joins the isolved Integration Marketplace to enhance human capital management

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Tapcheck, a simple and easy-to-integrate financial wellness benefit that allows employers to give employees the ability to access their earned wages before payday, announces today that it is now a partner on the isolved Integration Marketplace.

KLLM Transport Services Rolling Out One of the Largest Driver Pay Increases in Company History

JACKSON, Miss., Dec. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- KLLM Transport Services (KLLM), one of the leading temperature-controlled, truckload carriers in North America, is set to roll out one of the largest driver pay increases in company history over the coming weeks.

International Paper Company – Richmond Container in Richmond, VA Receives Their Sixth ‘Star’ Designation Under the Virginia Department of Labor and...

RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Commissioner C. Ray Davenport announced today that the International Paper Company - Richmond Container in Richmond, Virginia, has been re-approved as a STAR Worksite under Virginia's Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Program (VPP), the program's highest level of recognition.

Utah Business Magazine Names SimpleNexus Among Utah’s Best Companies to Work For

LEHI, Utah, Dec. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, has been recognized as a 2020 Best Company to Work For by Utah Business magazine. SimpleNexus earned recognition as one of the top employers in the state on the basis of employee evaluations.

Hireshield Debuts New Rapid-Process System for Background Checks

DALLAS, Texas, Nov. 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For the past four years Hireshield, a Dallas firm serving small to medium companies undertake background checks that assure the quality of new hires, has been responsible for undertaking more than 750,000 candidate checks. As of 2021, that number is projected to climb.

Chris Lorino Returns to Strategic Benefits Advisors as Defined Benefit Administration Team Leader

ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc. (SBA) today welcomed retirement plan consultant Chris Lorino as leader of the firm's defined benefit (DB) administration team. Lorino possesses 30 years' experience providing benefits consulting, trust administration and relationship management services to DB and defined contribution (DC) plan providers.

Johns Manville in Richmond, Virginia Receives its Second ‘Star’ Designation Under the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry’s Voluntary Protection Program

RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Commissioner C. Ray Davenport announced today that Johns Manville in Richmond, Virginia has been approved as a STAR Worksite under Virginia's Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Program (VPP), the program's highest level of recognition. The facility was honored with their first Certificate of Recognition issued on January 21, 2015.

GoodSeeker’s Inaugural Top Story-Rich Employers of Nashville Announced

NASHVILLE, Tenn. and MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- GoodSeeker today announced its inaugural Top 20 Story-Rich Employers of Nashville list. After reviewing over 300+ companies headquartered in Music City, the start-up conducted extensive research to find companies that put employees at the forefront - honoring their talents, uplifting their voices, and showing thanks to their contribution.

Strategic Benefits Advisors Urges 401(k) Plan Sponsors to Review Payroll Procedures Before Year’s End to Ensure SECURE Act Readiness

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc. (SBA) today issued guidance urging 401(k) plan sponsors to review their payroll systems and procedures in advance of January 1, 2021, to ensure compliance with the federal Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act.

Velocity Credit Union Provides Employees Paid Time Off to Vote Early

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Velocity Credit Union understands the importance of voting. To remind its employees that their vote is their voice and to encourage them to use it, the financial institution has announced a company-wide perk: paid time off to vote.

Strategic Benefits Advisors Makes List of Atlanta’s Top Employee Benefits and Compensation Companies for Second Year

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For a second consecutive year, independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc. (SBA) has been named to the Atlanta Business Chronicle's list of the top 20 employee benefits and compensation companies in Atlanta.

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