At DePaul Industries, we aim to be the top choice and provide great service to customers of our staffing, security and consumer products divisions. But we also have a social mission: to help people with disabilities to have the opportunity to work.
2016 was a big year for us, and our impact for the year is featured in the infographic below.
DePaul Industries, a social enterprise non-profit whose mission is to employ individuals with disabilities, will open its eighth office this week in the Boise metropolitan area.
The expansion into the Boise market is in line with DePaul’s forward-thinking Strategic Plan 2011-2016, which aims for expansion into multiple additional markets and to nearly triple employment of people with disabilities by the end of fiscal year 2016.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs will host a disability underemployment symposium in Seattle next week (August 6 & 7).
We’re very excited to partner with Portland State University (PSU)’s Impact Entrepreneurs, the #1 small MBA program in the World by the Aspen Institute’s Beyond Grey Pinstripes report for preparing MBAs for social and environmental stewardship.
On the heels of a U.S Labor Department effort to encourage federal contractors to hire a minimum number of disabled workers or face penalty, the Wall Street Journal reported that a number of companies have “flooded the department with complaints that the rule amounts to a first-ever government quota for hiring disabled workers that woul