PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwire - Jun 15, 2011) - AlliedBarton Security Services, www.AlliedBarton.com, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, has been awarded a Governor's Achievement Award from Pennsylvania Partners and the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry for exemplary support of workforce, community and economic development in the Commonwealth.
Representatives of state workforce-development agencies personally recognized the businesses for their accomplishments at the 27th annual Pennsylvania Partners Employment, Training & Education Conference, held at the Hershey Lodge & Convention Center in May.
AlliedBarton was recognized by the Department of Public Welfare, and nominated by the Bucks County EARN Center in Bristol, PA, for its active participation in hiring, recruiting, training and job fair support for men and women at the center, and constant recruitment through the state's CareerLinks system.
The award was presented by Dr. Bryon Noon, Director of the Bureau of Education and Training Programs for the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, to Ken Carr, AlliedBarton Recruiter; Troy Martzall, AlliedBarton's Regional HR Manager; and Fred Clark, AlliedBarton Recruiting Supervisor.
"AlliedBarton not only supports the communities we serve, but we also strive to reach out to every person in the community who is capable and has the sincere desire to join our workforce of security officers and support personnel to become proud and productive citizens," said Brent O'Bryan, HR Director of AlliedBarton's Philadelphia Region.
AlliedBarton was among nine employers and training providers to receive the Governor's Achievement Awards.
"I commend these businesses for partnering with our workforce-development system to look beyond what some people see as employment barriers to hire and train workers who can help them succeed in today's economy," said Department of Labor & Industry acting Secretary Julia Hearthway in a Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry press release.
AlliedBarton Security Services is the industry's premier provider of highly trained, responsive security personnel. Client-focused security officers and managers located across the country are supported by national resources developed from over 50 years of security experience. More than 50,000 employees and 100 offices provide security for several thousand clients in many industries, including approximately 200 Fortune 500 companies. As the most honored security officer services company, AlliedBarton leads the industry in award-winning programs. AlliedBarton has been recognized by Training magazine, ASTD, Corporate University Xchange, Leadership Excellence and the American Business Awards, among others. For more information call 1.866.825.5433 or visit www.AlliedBarton.com.