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North America's Building Trades Unions (NABTU) and Ørsted Sign Landmark MOU for U.S. Offshore Wind Workforce Transition

Pioneering Partnership to Develop the Next Generation of Offshore Wind Workers
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BOSTON, November 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Ørsted, the global leader in offshore wind development, announced today a landmark initiative with North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU), the labor organization representing more than 3 million skilled craft professionals. The partnership will create a national agreement designed to transition U.S. union construction workers into the offshore wind industry in collaboration with the leadership of the 14 U.S. NABTU affiliates and the AFL-CIO.

Merck Named 2020 “Best-of-the-Best Corporations for Inclusion” by National Business Inclusion Consortium

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Merck has been recognized for its commitment to diversity and inclusion across all communities. The National Business Inclusion Consortium (NBIC) has named the fifth annual cohort of Best-of-the-Best list of corporations in America committed to diversity and inclusion across all communities.

PayPal Partners with Even to Provide New Tools to Improve the Financial Health of its Workforce

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SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- PayPal today announced it is partnering with Even, the responsible on-demand pay platform, as part of its continued commitment to improve the financial health of its workforce. All PayPal employees in the U.S. can now use Even to get paid early, automatically budget and grow their savings, and have full visibility into their earnings through an easy-to-use mobile app. 

How EHS Managers Can Keep Their Seat at the Table

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Thanks to COVID-19 everyone in the company knows your name now. The pesky pandemic has catapulted the EHS function to the forefront of business operations – which is great (and might we say long overdue)! But, with this new visibility, comes opportunity. Here are some ways that EHS managers can help ensure they keep their seat at the proverbial table in a post-pandemic world.

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Meet eBay Employee Peat Bakke

A Portland-based Senior Engineering Manager details his eBay journey over the last 20 years as a seller turned employee.
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By: Francesca Hellebrandt, eBay News Team

Part of what makes eBay unique are the mosaic of voices that contribute to our overall culture, from various backgrounds and walks of life, that lead to a better customer experience. In our Life at eBay series, we speak to employees from around the world on what it’s like to work at eBay through their eyes.

Keeping The Lights On: How NRG's CEO Mauricio Gutierrez Manages A Workforce Split Between The Field And Their Homes

by Jim Ludema and Amber Johnson
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The guiding principal from the outset was very clear. In order to fulfill our purpose and the social contract with our customers, we needed to protect the safety of our workers. If we could do that, we could continue providing this vital resource to the community as a whole.

Expanding Multinationals Seek Three Signs Of Business Resilience

Executive Vice President, Americas at Invest Northern Ireland, the economic development agency for Northern Ireland.
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by Peta Conn

With remote working evolving from a perk to a necessity, it’s now just as important to recruit for flexibility in the face of change. We’ve witnessed multiple examples of resilient workforces thriving in Northern Ireland in 2020.

Why Purpose Leads to Profits

by Howard Ungerleider, President and Chief Financial Officer at Dow
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Profit and purpose should not be an either/or proposition.

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Profit and purpose should not be an either/or proposition.

Responsible Business Alliance Foundation Receives Second $1M Grant From Walmart Foundation to Continue Ethical Recruitment Programs

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ALEXANDRIA, November 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced the RBA Foundation has received a $1.1 million grant from the Walmart Foundation to continue to build on its efforts promoting safe worker migration in Malaysia through the transformation of recruitment practices in supply chains and engaging with job seekers earlier in their recruitment journey.

How Johnson & Johnson Is Helping Over 40,000 Employees Exercise Their Ability to Vote in a Pandemic

By Liz Ozaist, Global Content Lab Editor-in-Chief, Johnson & Johnson
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In an unprecedented year, you need to think of unprecedented ways to help your workforce feel supported—including on Election Day. The company's Chief Human Resources Officer shares why employees can take paid time off to vote this November.

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In an unprecedented year, you need to think of unprecedented ways to help your workforce feel supported—including on Election Day. The company's Chief Human Resources Officer shares why employees can take paid time off to vote this November.

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