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Michael Weiner Scholarship Recipient Colleen Fewer Lives by Labor Movement Values

2017 Labor Studies Scholarship Recipient Profiles
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Since 2015 the Major League Baseball Players Trust has annually awarded a Michael Weiner Scholarship for Labor Studies to five deserving law or graduate school students pursuing careers aimed at protecting and defending workers' rights. The Michael Weiner Scholarship for LaborStudies was established by Major Leaguers to honor the life and work of the Major League Baseball Players Association's late executive director.

This is the second of a five-part series that takes a look at each of the 2017 winners.

Michael Weiner Scholarship Recipient Samantha Groark Inspired by Curt Flood

2017 Labor Studies Scholarship Recipient Profiles
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Since 2015, the Major League Baseball Players Trust has annually awarded a Michael Weiner Scholarship for Labor Studies to five deserving law or graduate school students pursuing careers aimed at protecting and defending workers' rights. The Michael Weiner Scholarship for Labor Studies was established by Major Leaguers to honor the life and work of the Major League Baseball Players Association’s late executive director.

This is the first of a five part series that takes a look at each of the 2017 winners.

Samantha Groark

Michael Weiner Scholarship Recipients Celebrate Their Hard Work and Weiner’s Legacy

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Six Michael Weiner Scholarship for Labor Studies recipients attended a luncheon at the Major League Baseball Players Association‘s midtown Manhattan office today in honor of their hard work and commitment to the labor movement.

During the luncheon hosted by the Players Trust, the recipients were able to speak with members of the MLBPA’s labor relations department and other staff, sharing experiences and learning from those who worked closely with Michael Weiner.

General Motors Joins UN Global Compact

Press Release

DETROIT, December 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ – General Motors has become a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate responsibility initiative. GM pledges to support and promote the compact’s 10 principles in the areas of human rights, labor, the environment and anti-corruption.

Growing in Africa

To thrive in Africa, companies must widen the talent pipeline.
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Kristin M. Lord | IREX

Global companies are grappling with a paradox. On the one hand, they struggle to hire people with the right mix of education and skills.

On the other hand, they work in societies with persistently high levels of unemployment, particularly among young people.

A major explanation of this seeming paradox is the “skills gap:” the difference between the education and skills employers need and the education and skills workers possess.

2016 Michael Weiner Scholarship for Labor Studies Application Now Available Online

Press Release

NEW YORK, July 21, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Major League Baseball Players Trust today announced that the 2016 Michael Weiner Scholarship for Labor Studies application is now available for submission online through Monday, November 2, 2015.  

The Michael Weiner Scholarship for Labor Studies application can be accessed through www.PlayersTrust.org or directly by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1LWx5pe

Real Estate Should Boost Productivity, Not Thwart It

by Richard Barkham, Global Chief Economist at CBRE
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The state of the “productive” worker in the United States is at an interesting crossroads.

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