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Maximus Wins $300M Contract to Continue Support for Australia’s Disability Employment Services Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 29, 2018 — Maximus (NYSE: MMS) has received a potential five-year, $300 million contract renewal for extended support to an Australian program designed to provide sustainable employment for people with disabilities, injuries or health conditions, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday its Max Solutions division …

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Report: Accenture to Help CBP Employ 5K Border Patrol Agents Under $297M Contract

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has won a potential five-year, $297 million contract to help the Customs and Border Protection recruit and employ 5,000 border patrol agents, the Los Angeles Times reported Sunday. CBP received five bids for the contract that also covers the recruitment of 2,000 customs officers and 500 employees for …

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Accenture Grant to Help Expand Syracuse University’s Veteran Career Transition Initiative

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 14, 2017 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has partnered with Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families and awarded $2.5 million to fund a university program that seeks to provide learning and employment support to service members leaving the military, GovCon Executive reported Monday. The company …

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DynCorp, Army to Work on Post-Military Employment Program for Soldiers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 3, 2017 — DynCorp International plans to enter into a partnership agreement with the U.S. Army on Nov. 12 in efforts to connect soldiers to employment opportunities after they complete military service, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the arrangement would support the Army’s Partnership for …

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Unemployment Levels Near 5-Month Low

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to their lowest level in nearly five months last week to a seasonally adjusted 233,000. This level was lower than anticipated, as economists had predicted claims falling to 245,000. Last month 222,000 jobs were created, swelling payrolls to their second biggest …

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138,000 Jobs Added in May; Unemployment Dips Slightly to 4.3 Percent

The U.S. economy added 138,000 jobs in May, according to the monthly jobs report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics Friday morning. The national unemployment rate dipped to a 16 year low, from 4.4 percent to 4.3 percent. The 4.4 percent last month was already the lowest it had …

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U.S. Adds 211,000 jobs in April; Unemployment Dips to 4.4 Percent

Employment rates in April rebounded better than expected, as employers added a solid 211,000 jobs. Unemployment dipped to 4.4 percent, its lowest rate in a decade, the Labor Department said Friday. The market added an average of 185,000 jobs a month this year, matching last year’s pace, reports CBS. Hiring was strongest in …

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IBM, Partners Expand Tech Training for Veterans in Pennsylvania

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 11, 2017 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has partnered with PNC Bank, Corporate America Supports You and the National Cyber-Forensics Training Alliance to offer an expanded technology training program in Pennsylvania that works to certify military veterans for employment, GovCon Executive reported Monday. The technology company said Wednesday the Veteran …

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McKinsey: Half of Current Jobs Could be Automated by 2055

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 18, 2017 — A new McKinsey Global Institute study estimates that almost half of today’s jobs could be automated by 2055 based on several factors that affect the pace of automation technology development, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The study stated developments in robotics, artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies; technological …

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Maximus Subsidiary Wins Spot on UK Employment, Health Services Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 17, 2017 — A Maximus (NYSE: MMS) subsidiary was awarded a spot under Region Six of a framework contract that will support the U.K. government’s delivery of employment and health services, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Maximus said Thursday Remploy may bid for prime contracts through the U.K.’s Umbrella Agreement for the provision …

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