IFB Solutions Logo Nonprofit that employs the blind says rival violating Veterans First legislation 08/16/19

A nonprofit that employs the blind says it’s illegally losing its contracts with the Department of Veterans Affairs to a business that subcontracts the work to a non-veteran-owned, large business. U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-5th District, followed with a letter highlighting the dilemma of the nonprofit, Winston-Salem-based IFB Solutions. Read the full story here.

IFB Solutions files protest of VA contract decision, gains second reprieve 08/16/19

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The optical laboratory at IFB Solutions Inc. has gained a second extension of a federal contract that was set to expire Thursday. The contract, one of three that the Winston-Salem nonprofit has with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, affects 47 employees. The contract initially was set to expire July 31, but …

IFB Solutions Logo IFB Solutions continues to fight job losses, expects VA to extend contract until decision is made 08/16/19

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — IFB Solutions, a Winston-Salem organization that employs blind people, continues to fight the job losses it’s facing. One hundred thirty-seven jobs at the nonprofit are at risk due to a policy change at the Department of Veteran Affairs, with which IFB had a contract until Aug. 31. Read the full story here.