The campaign to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour has been gaining traction in recent months in New York, California and elsewhere in the country. Last week the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) held a series of rallies in cities around Florida advocating for a $15 minimum wage. […]
The Southwest Florida Economic Development Alliance was created in 2013 with the mission to be a marketing engine to attract businesses into the five-county Southwest Florida region, including Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties. The alliance serves as an economic development coordinator to site selectors, real estate consultants and […]
United Way of Lee County has launched their new website The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee Counties has launched a new website, which serves as an easily navigable resource hub for users across four counties to get help and give help. The site, created by CONRIC PR & […]
Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) is an employment and training program facilitated by the Disabled Veterans Outreach Program (DVOP) staff to assist disabled veterans who are being trained, retrained or rehabilitated for new careers by the U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs.