Employment and HR News

Employment and HR News – including career moves, management changes, human resources, human capital, employee benefits, and related employer and workforce news from the Send2Press Newswire service.


One of the Largest Pilot Hiring Events to be Hosted Next Month in California by NGPA

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. and ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn., Jan. 17, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NGPA – one of the largest pilot hiring career expo events in the United States – is coming to Palm Springs, CA on February 9, 2023. The two-day NGPA Industry Expo Presented by United Airlines will bring together over 100 exhibitors, including major airlines, to meet with job seekers and discuss career opportunities in the aviation industry.

Strategic Benefits Advisors offers guidance for plan sponsors as they seek to comply with landmark SECURE 2.0 retirement legislation

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 5, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc. (SBA) issued a statement today outlining provisions of the newly enacted SECURE 2.0 Act of 2022 (SECURE 2.0) that are likely to affect most medium to large retirement plan sponsors.

CDF Labor Law LLP Expands Firm Leadership, Elevates Three Attorneys to Partner

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 29, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Labor, employment and business immigration law firm CDF Labor Law LLP (CDF) is proud to announce the elevation of three outstanding attorneys to partner. These individuals are among the close to 50 CDF attorneys who aggressively defend and guide employers through the challenging legal landscape in California.

Shelli Holland joins Sales Boomerang and Mortgage Coach as Chief People Officer

OWINGS MILLS, Md. and IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry’s top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, and Mortgage Coach, a platform empowering mortgage lenders to educate borrowers with interactive home loan presentations, today announced the appointment of Shelli Holland to the role of Chief People Officer.

LA Unified Appears Poised to Weaken Public Oversight, Again – This Time on a Crucial Public Health Issue

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 29, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Tuesday, November 15, 2022 a majority of the Los Angeles Unified School Board voted to begin a process some fear would dismantle an oversight Committee that has been in place for decades ensuring the globally celebrated environmental policy was implemented according to the district’s policy and California’s Healthy Schools Act. In its place the Board is recommending establishing an Ad Hoc Committee, says celebrated children’s environmental health non-profit California Safe Schools.

Innovative Refrigeration Systems Receives The Virginia ‘Sharp’ Designation Under The Virginia Department of Labor and Industry’s (DOLI) Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 28, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Commissioner Gary G. Pan announced today that the Innovative Refrigeration Systems in Lyndhurst, 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.

Cintas Location #391 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)

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 28, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cintas Corporation Location #391 (Portsmouth, Va.) is one of 37 current participants in the STAR program of public/private sector worksites to achieve and retain this recognition in Virginia. This facility provides uniform programs and provides facility services such as; entrance mats, restroom cleaning, and restroom supplies for businesses in the greater Hampton Roads area.

San Diego Business Journal Again Names MCT® As Best Places To Work 2022

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 7, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), an industry-leading capital markets advisory firm, announced that it has been named Best Places to Work 2022 by the San Diego Business Journal (SDBJ). MCT was ranked number seven in the medium-sized company category (50 – 249 U.S. employees). This award is designed to identify, recognize, and honor the best places of employment in San Diego that benefit the county’s economy, workforce, and local businesses.

Employers Must Invest in Wellness to Stay Competitive

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 21, 2022 (SEND2PRESS 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.

CDF LABOR LAW LLP Named to Bloomberg Law’s Second Annual Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Framework

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 17, 2022 (SEND2PRESS 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 Achievement Recognition Program

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.

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.

As California’s New Mandatory Responsible Beverage Service Certification Deadline Looms, San Francisco Wine School Offers ABC Accredited Live Training For 1 Million Servers In Need

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 28, 2022 (SEND2PRESS 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.

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 Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP)

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.

CEA Launches Personal Development Coaching During Mental Health Awareness Month

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 19, 2022 (SEND2PRESS 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.

Corporate Summit Reveals Why Fortune 500 Companies Rely on Toastmasters for Workforce Training

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 28, 2022 (SEND2PRESS 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 Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP)

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.”

The Orange County Register Names CDF One of Orange County’s Top Workplaces for Third Year in a Row

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS 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 Program

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.

Certa Partners with Comply Exchange, Digitizes Third Party Tax Journey

SARATOGA, Calif., Dec. 10, 2021 (SEND2PRESS 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.

CDF’s California Labor and Employment Law Blog Listed 7th on Feedspot’s ‘Top 40 California Law Blogs and Websites’

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS 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.