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Area businesses can still apply for flexible workplace designation

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, through the site www.whenworksworks.com, is seeking company applications for its Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility awards.

Even the White House is on the bandwagon. The executive department is hosting a live session today on the topic of helping workers and companies find more flexilble business practices. The White House Forum on Workplace Workplace Flexibility runs today with a live Webcast of the Forum from 1:15 to 4:30 PM (EDT) here: www.whitehouse.gov/live. 

In this region, Greater Spokane Incorporated is sponsoring and encouraging applications from area firms. To find the application, go to this site. The deadline in the Spokane area is April 16.

Last year, eight area firms won the Sloan achievement for flexible workplace:

They were  BDO Seidman, LLP; Desautel Hege Communications; Humanix Staffing and Recruiting;  Inland Northwest Health Services (INHS);  Principal Financial Group; Quisenberry Marketing & Design; Spokane Occupational and Hand Therapy; and St. Lukes Rehabilitation Institute.




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