Friday, February 27, 2009

Alaska Airlines® Soars as Leading Employer of Veterans

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Peopleclick Inc., the leading global talent acquisition solutions and Equal Employment Opportunity compliance and diversity provider, announced that Alaska Airlines, a Peopleclick® Affirmative Action Solutions client, is a recipient of the Good Faith Initiative for Veterans Employment (G-FIVE) award. Alaska Airlines is one of five companies to be recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) as being a leading employer of veterans.

“We are honored to receive the G-Five award, as Alaska Airlines strives to build a diverse workforce,” said Laura Harlos, Manager of Equal Employment Opportunity for Alaska Airlines. “Alaska Airlines is extremely proud that the OFCCP has recognized our efforts as being a top organization in which veterans can continue their careers.” Harlos also said that Alaska Airlines employs over 800 veterans in several departments throughout the organization, and they will continue to work with the military and transitioning soldiers.

“Peopleclick applauds Alaska Airlines for being recognized by the Department of Labor for their best practices under the G-Five Initiative, and we are pleased that our solution has helped them implement an award-winning program,” said Randy Jesberg, Peopleclick’s General Manager of Affirmative Action Solutions. “Peopleclick is committed to providing best-in-class Affirmative Action solutions that enable our clients to comply with federal regulations and improve the quality and diversity of their workforce.”

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