Diversified Helps Hurricane Victims from Puerto Rico Find Jobs
In light of the catastrophic events caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, which displaced thousands of residents across Puerto Rico and cost millions of dollars in damages, Diversified Maintenance’s HR department and Field Managers located in Georgia and Florida are working with the states’ unemployment offices to assist hurricane victims find jobs in the two states.
The Company hopes to reach out to those adversely affected by the hurricanes and help with rehabilitation efforts in Puerto Rico by placing ads for jobs available at Diversified Maintenance in the unemployment office.
In addition, Diversified Maintenance has provided to many of its employees, who faced issues such as loss of power, no running water, and other hardships, a Hurricane Relief Payment that will help them get through this difficult time. So far, the Company has supported its employees in areas that received the worst impact from the hurricanes; these include employees in Puerto Rico, as well as areas of Florida, the Virgin Islands and St. Thomas.
“We want to help not just our employees but also those families that have been affected by the storms by providing opportunities and assisting them on their journey to rebuild their lives,” said Susan Salzsieder, Vice President, Human Resources.
Florida has undergone a massive influx of people from Puerto Rico following the arrival of Hurricane Maria. According to a statement given by the Governor of Florida, Rick Scott, more than 140,000 have entered the state. As a result, the Florida Division of Emergency Management has upgraded the activation status of the State Emergency Operations Center in order to ensure that local, state and federal agencies assist affected families with services such as crisis counseling, medical services, and job placement services.
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