Job Coaches Invaluable to Employers and Workers With Disabilities

Job coaches are making a difference at Rancho Cucamonga-based Vocational Improvement Program, Inc.–known simply as VIP–the non-profit organization that helps to place workers with disabilities in available jobs with a wide variety of businesses in Southern California.

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Workers With Disabilities Bringing Hope To Others

An increasing number of adults with disabilities are finding work with major businesses in Southern California thanks to the help of a growing non-profit provider of employment services based in the Inland Empire. The workers are the clients of VIP, Inc., headquartered in Rancho Cucamonga with locations in San Bernardino and Hesperia.

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VIP’s Production Facility Warehousing, Assembly and Packaging Jobs

Major manufacturers of a variety of products in Southern California are realizing the benefits of outsourced labor, but these companies are not outsourcing overseas. Instead, they have chosen to contract with the services of Vocational Improvement Program, Inc., otherwise known simply as VIP, a non-profit organization based in Rancho Cucamonga. VIP provides these manufacturers with […]

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VIP, Inc. A Non-Profit Success

Wendy Rogina, the president and CEO of Vocational Improvement Program, Inc. (VIP), along with her husband, Rick, vice president and CFO, have built a thriving, private non-profit organization dedicated to serving people with disabilities by providing them with meaningful work opportunities. Recently, they sat and talked with Labor Today Magazine’s Jeff Allen about the success […]

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Section 503 How Does It Affect Corporate America?

Recently, Hammond had the opportunity to travel toWashington, D.C., and attend the annual meeting of Direct Employers Association. “Direct Employers Association is a nonprofit human resource consortium of leading global employers formed to improve labor market efficiency through the sharing of best practices, research, and the development of technology.”

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Let’s Work Together! 10th Inland Empire Caucus Annual Legislative Breakfast

The Inland Empire Caucus’s 10th Annual Legislative Breakfast was recently held at the Doubletree by Hilton Ontario Airport. The theme of this year’s breakfast was Let’s Work Together! The event celebrated the local agencies that have served individuals with developmental disabilities providing personal growth skills, vocational training, job placement services, residential services, and independent living […]

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Benefits of Employing Individuals With Disabilities

Longtime law enforcement officer and community volunteer, Christopher Vicino, has discovered that not all employment programs are the same. Now as VIP’s board chairman, Vicino told Labor Today Magazine he wants to open employers’ eyes to the incredible ability and desire of people with disabilities to work in mainstream jobsites.

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Welcome to Labor Today Magazine

Hello and welcome to Labor Today Magazine. I look forward to a successful year and I hope that the coming months will bring you prosperity and health. We are excited to introduce our first edition of Labor Today Magazine, bringing you news and information about the warehousing, assembly, and labor industry. Labor Today is an […]

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Student labor builds Habitat for Humanity house

You could call it the house that young hands built, but Nikki Danforth and her two boys will call it home. Evergreen Habitat for Humanity dedicated its 29th house on Sunday, this one largely built by students at Evergreen and Mountain View high schools. “It was an amazing experience,” […]

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