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Facebook Raises The Bar For Supporting Grieving Employees

Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg has raised the bar on a very important employment benefit most people hope they’ll never use: paid bereavement leave ― the time off you … Continue reading

February 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

MP says her baby was kicked out of House

A Quebec MP is calling for change after she says she was asked to remove her three-month-old baby from the House of Commons during a vote. Hassainia, who is still … Continue reading

February 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

France gives workers ‘right to disconnect’ from office email

A new labor law that took effect on Sunday gives employees the “right to disconnect” from email, smartphones and other electronic leashes once their working day has ended.  “These measures … Continue reading

January 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Patagonia: This is what work-life balance looks like at a company with 100% retention of moms

For 33 years Patagonia has had an on-site child care center that bears little resemblance to what anyone might imagine corporate on-site child care looks like. It is run by … Continue reading

October 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Wells Fargo CEO to forfeit $45 million in pay over fake-accounts scandal

Wells Fargo & Co. Chief Executive John Stumpf will forfeit compensation worth about $45 million as the bank tries to appease angry lawmakers and regain the trust of customers amid the still-unfolding scandal over fake accounts… Steven … Continue reading

September 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lean In to Crying at Work

When the president of CBS News fired correspondent Mika Brzezinski a decade ago, she cried. And she regrets it. “There was no place for those tears in that moment,” she … Continue reading

March 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Sick doctors admit to spreading infections at work

Workplaces need to change their culture because even in hospitals, too many health-care workers show up for work when sick, and risk spreading infections to their patients, a new study … Continue reading

July 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Cutting back on useless meetings

Companies are starting to rein in pointless meetings because they hurt the bottom line. Video length: 2:19 Access the video here.

July 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Why business fought the Confederate flag

Not for the first time this year, the concerns of political leaders and business elites converged on a single issue — and swiftly forced dramatic change. The debate over the … Continue reading

June 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

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