Our view: Sad loss for IFB workers 09/17/19

In IFB’s continuing attempt to retain three important government contracts that employ some 137 local workers, the latest federal court ruling, on Sept. 4, is a definite setback. As a result, one contract has been terminated, costing 47 local workers their jobs. The decision also bodes ill for the two remaining contracts, employing 90 additional …

IFB Solutions Logo Employer of blind North Carolinians loses first VA contract 09/12/19

The nation’s largest employer of the blind hasn’t decided which employees will lose their jobs, but 47 people will go in the first round of cuts. After a federal court ruling downgraded the preferential status of nonprofit employers of the blind and disabled, IFB Solutions lost its first contract with the Department of Veterans Affairs …

Woman holds up optical lens in the IFB Solutions optical lab IFB Solutions CEO says company ‘cut out’ of federal contract process 09/11/19

IFB Solutions CEO David Horton doesn’t relish pitting the interests of his nonprofit organization that employs the blind and visually impaired against those of veteran-owned small businesses. Read the whole story here.