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Portland, Oregon 97230


Working. Together.

At Relay Resources, people are at the heart of everything we do. We are dedicated to open collaboration with our customers as well as the development of our team members. Our employees inspire us to grow and celebrate success. This blog is meant to share the stories of our team as well as provide helpful inspiration on how we can all strive towards Working. Together. 

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October 31, 2019

In our blog, "Meaningful Work & Healthcare: A Supportive Transition" we met Cynthia and learned about her transition journey as well as the support she received while working at Relay. We are happy to update that Cynthia has returned to work after her gender affirmatio...

October 31, 2019

Her first day on the job, she wanted to quit. Then 45-years-old, Cathy France had just made a major career transition from assistant manager in the fine jewelry department at JC Penney in The Dalles to a janitorial supervisor, responsible for a crew of people with disa...

October 7, 2019

Being a member of the disabled community can be tough, even if it’s just temporary. Knowing that this accident would have an impact on her life in many ways, I was curious to learn how this experience, and her temporary disability, impacted her.

September 9, 2019

When asked about interviewing and working at Relay, Mason says it’s been a whole different experience than what he had at other places. “Relay isn’t going to count you out because you have problems in your past."

June 1, 2019

We sat down with Michael Best to chat about his journey from Janitor to Janitorial Trainer at Relay Resources and how he sees the importance of disability advocacy.

May 6, 2019

When Cynthia first interviewed at Relay, she interviewed as Dave. While she was born male, Cynthia spent much of her adult life identifying as a woman, but she hadn’t legally changed her name and gender designation. Two years after joining Relay, Cynthia made the decis...

November 26, 2018

“My favorite project so far has been Danner because it reminds me of the smell of the shoes, the leather… that’s familiar.” – Milson Rojas Cruz, Production Tech

November 20, 2018

Our Supply Chain Solutions and Food Co-Packing customers have a wide range of products that are perfect for every budget.

November 15, 2018

More than 350,000 pounds of retired textiles were diverted from landfills.

November 11, 2018

“If you want people to act with safety in mind, you have to show that through leadership."

November 5, 2018

There are nearly 10 million people who are hard of hearing in the United States. Jamie Winkelman, a Relay Resources team member since 2004, shared her story last month at the 2018 QRF Showcase in Keizer, Oregon, and showed that a hearing barrier doesn’t need to be a ba...

October 1, 2018

Allowing our employees to show their whole self means that we’re creating more meaningful relationships with them on a one-on-one basis, which is beneficial for both the employee and the business.

September 13, 2018

The role of a coach is to give guidance and strategy for success. Job coaches can play an important role in setting employees up for success and helping them work through barriers they may face. Learn how Relay Resources janitorial job coaches empower our diverse workf...

June 11, 2018

“Not a lot of companies give you the opportunity to work, especially when you have a disability. The main goal at Relay is to give someone like me, who has a disability, the opportunity to grow."

May 9, 2018

As an organization focused on employing people with disabilities, we are mindful of how change can impact our employees and aim to discover ways we can work together to empower successful transitions.

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