LEWISTON – Affiliated Computer Services Inc., a provider of business process outsourcing and information technology solutions, announced that its Lewiston location has been named the Five-County Employer of the Year by Creative Work Systems, a nonprofit organization specializing in job placement for disabled citizens.

ACS operates a call center in Lewiston, handling inbound consumer call and telemarketing for major banks and retailers. Approximately 500 employees work at this site.

ACS was recognized for its willingness to provide one-to-one training beyond the usual training schedule for individuals who may require more time to adapt to their work environment. The collaboration between ACS and CWS has resulted in numerous hires.

The efforts of Barbara Tevault, staffing supervisor, and April Cyr, human resources manager, were singled out for their ongoing commitment and dedication to ACS’ work force in Lewiston.

Creative Work Systems receives referrals from throughout the state of Maine to assist in finding employment for individuals with physical challenges or disabilities. The organization works in conjunction with the State of Maine’s vocational rehabilitation program department and has worked in partnership with ACS since 1999.

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