Vote for 2019 Officers and Directors

Thank you for taking an active role in IAWP by casting your vote for officers and directors.  To aide you, a link to information about each candidate is available by clicking on the candidates name. Linda DeMore – President Elect Amber Drake – Vice President Stephanie Stevens – Director Nancy Fink – Director Steve Corwin… Read More »

Study: Hiring of Formerly Incarcerated Increases When Criminal Conviction Questions on Job Applications are Banned

Formerly incarcerated individuals have a better chance of getting hired if a job application doesn’t include questions about criminal history, according to new employment research from Case Western Reserve University. In fact, the practice known as “banning the box” (as in, the box job applicants are asked to check to indicate criminal convictions) increased employment of… Read More »

Steps Recommended to Prepare for Potential Workforce Effects on Automated Trucking

Stakeholders recently interviewed by the General Accounting Office (GAO) predicted two main scenarios for how the adoption of automated trucks could affect the trucking workforce, which varied depending on the future role of drivers or operators. Technology developers, among others, described one scenario in which self-driving trucks are used on highway portions of long-haul trips.… Read More »

Nominations Committee Certifies Officer and Director Candidates

Cheryl Brown, IAWP Nominations Chair, reports that the criteria has been met for each of the following candidates to appear on the election ballot: Officer’s Linda DeMore – President Elect Amber Drake- Vice President Director’s at Large – 2 year term Stephanie Stevens Donna Glacken Director’s at Large – 1 year term Nancy Fink Steven Corwin The… Read More »

Report Forecasts Automation’s Sizable Impacts on the American Workforce Through 2030

A new report, titled, Automation and Artificial Intelligence, analyzes the impacts of automation on the American workforce, examining data focused on the mix of industries, geographies, and demographic groups across the U.S. The authors, focus on areas of potential occupational change rather than net employment losses or gains. Special attention is applied to digging beneath national top-line statistics to explore… Read More »

Legislation Aims to Serve Workers in Non-Traditional Forms of Work

Four bills have been reintroduced by U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) that focus on supporting Americans who can increasingly expect to work in a variety of jobs over a lifetime in the workforce. According to Sen. Warner, “Changes in the nature of work mean that Americans are more likely to change jobs and be engaged… Read More »

Time is Running Out to Apply for the 2019 HIRE Vets Medallion Award Program!

This is the only federal-level employment award that celebrates employers who have demonstrated a commitment to recruiting, employing, and retaining our nation’s veterans.   Employers of all sizes, ranging from small businesses and community-based non-profits to larger companies, are welcome to apply. Award recipients will receive a certificate and digital images of the medallion to use as part… Read More »

Deadline Extended for Officer, Director and Award Nominations

Submission deadlines for officer, director at large and awards nominations have been extended to Monday, March 11, 2019 at 5:00 PM Central. Officers and Directors at Large The minimum qualifications for officers and directors at large are available here. The duties of each position are available here. To submit nominations for officers or directors, please complete all… Read More »

Do SNAP Work Requirements Work?

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act waived Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) work requirements nationally in 2010 and broadened the eligibility for receiving waivers in subsequent years for Able-Bodied Adults without Dependents (ABAWD). From 2011 to 2016, many states voluntarily imposed work requirements, while other areas became ineligible for waivers because of improved economic conditions.… Read More »

Reminder: Nomination Deadlines for Board and Awards Set for Friday, March 1st

Nominations for IAWP Officers President Elect and Vice President as well as four Directors at Large positions (2 one-year terms, 2 two-year terms) are set for Friday, March, 1st 2019 at 5:00 PM EST. To submit a nomination, please complete all sections of the nomination form here AND attach required documents. Incomplete nominations will not be reviewed by the Nominations Committee.… Read More »