Fourteen Wyoming Employers Receive Awards At Workforce Summit
Governor Matt Mead, the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services and its partners honored 14 Wyoming employers or individuals Wednesday at the first annual Wyoming Safety and Workforce Summit at Western Wyoming Community College in Rock Springs.
The Wyoming Safety and Workforce Summit is a new joint effort between the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services and the following partners: the Wyoming Workforce Development Council (WWDC), the Wyoming Refining Safety Alliance, the Wyoming Contractors Association, the Wyoming Oil and Gas Industry Safety Alliance (WOGISA) and the Petroleum Association of Wyoming. The collaboration streamlines several safety conferences that were held in Wyoming and the annual Summit on Workforce Solutions into one event.
The following employers or individuals are recipients of awards at the 2013 Wyoming Safety and Workforce Summit:
Governors Safety Awards
Large Employer: Automation & Electronics, Inc. (Casper)
Small Employer: G.M. Stewart Corporation (Evanston)
Large Employer: Union Telephone (Mountain View)
Small Employer: Emerald Foam Control, LLC (Cheyenne)
Oil and Gas
Large Employer: Chevron USA, Wyoming Area
Small Employer: Suncor Energy USA Pipeline Company
Large Employer: Buckskin Mining Company (Gillette)
Small Employer: Granite Canyon Quarry (Granite Canyon)
Large Employer: Rail Link (Gillette)
Small Employer: Dergerstrom Convertors (Rock Springs)
Stop Work Authority (SWA) Award
Winner: Chevron USA
Winner: Betty Abbott of the Wyoming Department of Corrections.
Outstanding Investment in Young Workers
Winner: PitchEngine, of Lander
Outstanding Individual Performance
Winner: Rock Springs High School Career Academies