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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.

TruckDriverJobs411.com Steps Up to Meet Employment Shortage During National Trucking Industry Surge

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The 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.

Tapcheck Announces New Website Launch

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS 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.

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