Washington, D.C. (January 10, 2010) -- Corporate Voices for Working Families has released a report titled “What Are Business Leaders Saying About Workforce Readiness?”. The report offers an in-depth analysis of a recent series of surveys and focus groups conducted with 150 American business leaders.
- Inaugural 2010 Ready by 21 Champion Award: Preparing Youth for Work Winners Announced at The Big Tent Conference
Washington, D.C. (November 18, 2010) Corporate Voices for Working Families and The Ready by 21 National Partnership are proud to announce the winners for the inaugural 2010 Champion Award: Preparing Youth for Work.
- New Toolkit Published Enables Community and Business Leaders to Improve Education and Workforce Readiness for Young People
WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 10, 2010) – Corporate Voices for Working Families, United Way Worldwide, and Workforce Strategy Center, have released a new toolkit to assist community leaders in creating beneficial and sustainable partnerships with business.
Corporate Voices for Working Families’ Partnership with Workplace Options Produces Valuable Research on Workforce Readiness
- Working Mother Media and Corporate Voices Honor Congressional Leaders for Improving the Lives of Working Families
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Aug. 10, 2010) - To recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of members of Congress from both sides of the aisle and throughout the country for their leadership in improving the quality of life for working families, Working Mother Media and Corporate Voices for Working Families have announced the thirty recipients of the second Best of Congress Award.
Applications now being accepted for 2011 Working Mother Best Companies for Hourly Workers
New York, NY (July 28, 2010) — For the second year, Working Mother is pleased to present Best Companies for Hourly Workers, in partnership with Corporate Voices for Working Families. Best Companies for Hourly Workers honors companies dedicated to creating and using best practices to support their non-exempt employees.
[Washington, D.C.], June 28, 2010 - Corporate Voices for Working Families has begun a national campaign to engage the business community and create a broader awareness of the positive business and employee benefits of workplace flexibility. The campaign was launched at the White House at the first-ever Forum on Workplace Flexibility in March, and it will encourage businesses to become "Business Champions" for flexibility by signing a Statement of Support for Expanding Workplace Flexibility.
Washington, D.C. (June 2, 2010) – Stephen M. Wing will join Corporate Voices for Working Families September 1 as President. His responsibilities will include managing the organization’s day-to-day operations and implementing its long-term strategic plan to improve the lives of working families and the competitiveness of American business.
Washington, D.C. (April 27, 2010) – John-Anthony Meza will join Corporate Voices for Working Families June 1 as Vice President of Workforce Readiness. Meza is currently national director of corporate citizenship at KPMG where he is responsible for the day-to-day operations of KPMG’s national community involvement programs.
Corporate Voices for Working Families launched its newly formed Earn and Learn Working Group on February 24 in Washington, D.C. Leaders from twenty companies came together to share promising practices in employer-led, talent development models that help entry-level workers attain post-secondary credentials with value in the labor market, particularly for young adults 16 to 26.