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AtWork! celebrates 25th Anniversary of ADA, stops paying sub-minimum wage

AtWork! has spent the last 8 years systematically transforming our business model and empowering people with disabilities to work in integrated community employment earning at least minimum wage. July marks the 25th Anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act, and AtWork! will no longer be paying sub-minimum wage to any workers....
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AtWork! Recycling Center to Close July 1

After decades of operating a one-stop neighborhood recycling center in Issaquah, AtWork! is moving into a new era of service delivery to the community and its citizens with disabilities. With improved curbside recycling and other recycling services, the need for a drop-off center has dramatically decreased.  The recycling center will....
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The Dirty Little Secret of Paper Document Storage

Most businesses, according to an AIIM  (Association for Information and Image Management) study, finds that for most of the businesses polled, a unified enterprise document management system would be far more convenient, secure and preferable to storing paper documents. The majority state that one of the biggest obstacles to putting a....
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GiveBIG: The case for Community Access

Community Access is a program we don't often talk about at AtWork!. It's small, serving about 35 people per year. Most of them are over the age of 50, and have retired from employment due to age, symptoms of aging such as physical frailness or dementia. Many of the clients....
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AtWork! Featured in Statewide Jobs Study

NerdWallet highlights the organization’s commitment to helping those with disabilities   San Francisco, CA (October 21, 2013) – NerdWallet, a consumer advocacy website, has recognized AtWork! for its dedication to helping people with disabilities be contributing members of their communities in a study that found Redmond among the best places....
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