WorkForce Software successfully completes the Minority Business Enterprise Certification with the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council
Livonia, Michigan – June 23, 2010 – WorkForce Software, the leading provider of workforce management solutions for organizations with complex labor policies and compliance concerns, announces that it successfully completed the Minority Business Enterprise certification process with the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council® (MMSDC®), which is an affiliate of the National Minority Supplier Development Council® (NMSDC®).
Entering its eleventh year of operation, WorkForce Software continues to be a profitable and growing Michigan-based business by continually enhancing its workforce management solutions and helping organizations across every industry to reduce labor costs, improve operational efficiencies, and maximize the value of their employee base.
“We are honored that the MMSDC board determined that WorkForce Software’s employees and business processes met their stringent standards and granted us certification,” stated Kevin Choksi, WorkForce Software’s co-founder and CEO. “This is exciting news for the company, and we look forward to working with other members of this community of certified minority suppliers and corporate sponsors.”
The primary objective of the NMSDC is to provide a direct link between corporate America and minority owned businesses. Chartered in 1972 to provide increased procurement and business opportunities for minority businesses of all sizes, the NMSDC is one the country’s leading business membership organizations.
The NMSDC network includes a national office in New York and 38 regional councils across the country. There are 3,500 corporate members throughout the network, including most of America’s largest publicly owned, privately owned, and foreign owned companies, as well as universities, hospitals, and other buying institutions. The regional councils certify and match more than 15,000 minority owned businesses with member corporations, which want to purchase goods and services. The organization’s board of directors includes top corporate representatives and minority business owners with board committees involving corporate members, minority entrepreneurs, and regional and national staff.
With the NMSDC goals to expose minority owned businesses to the corporate buying market, provide companies with information on qualified MBE suppliers, and to increase corporate purchases from minority owned businesses; MBE certification has the potential to increase business opportunities for WorkForce Software and its partner clients.
About WorkForce Software
WorkForce Software, Inc. is the leader in workforce management solutions for organizations with complex policies and compliance concerns. Its EmpCenter® system enables strategic HR by automating and streamlining interactions between the employer and its workforce. These interactions include time entry, time-off requests, request for personal information, and schedule preferences. By automating these interactions, organizations can better manage payroll and processing costs, help ensure compliance with state and federal regulations, and increase the productivity and satisfaction of their employees.
The EmpCenter suite is composed of numerous applications, including Time and Attendance, Activity Based Costing, Multiple Assignments, Absence Manager, FMLA Manager, Advanced Scheduling, and Fatigue Management. WorkForce Software’s diverse customer base includes large employers such as the University of California, Pacific Gas & Electric Company, Activision Blizzard, Duke Energy, and Compass Bank. For more information, visit www.workforcesoftware.com.
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