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Word on the HR Street: Businesses need to take the next step to address workplace racism

For the first time in my life, media outlets, professionals, business owners, families, and friends across all races are talking about racism and anti-Blackness — the origin story, current incarnations, and monuments that emphasize. People are d.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 1st, 2020

Election: Biden vows investment in Black-owned businesses as he unveils plan to fight systemic racism

Joe Biden on Tuesday will address how he would fight systemic racism as president, unveiling the latest part of his “Build Back Better” plan......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 28th, 2020

How businesses can handle coronavirus concerns in the workplace

While the risk of contracting the virus in the U.S. is low, some businesses are looking for ways to address their employees' concerns......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 24th, 2020

Word on the HR street: Workplace tension is not what it seems

At Workplace Change, we are often brought into organizations to help resolve problems: people aren’t working well together; management doesn’t understand how to talk to or engage the workforce; passive aggression is the norm— there’s a tensio.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 3rd, 2020

TripAdvisor CEO: Businesses Must Step Up to Address the Refugee Crisis

The.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 20th, 2019

Opinion: It"s time to rally behind Seattle and address the city"s "street scene"

It's increasingly clear the human, economic, and long-term impact on our city’s businesses and broader economy has not been accounted for......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 8th, 2019

Shoppers return to Ellicott City Main Street for weekend reopening

Despite the rainy weather, the opening of Old Ellicott City's Main Street over the weekend marked a big step in the area's road to recovery nearly two months after a deadly flood wiped out businesses and homes for the second time in two years. Kel.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 23rd, 2018

The New Regular: There will be many new niches

This is the 11th edition of my New Regular series, which is committed to helping Main Street businesses make the tenuous transition to a post-pandemic economy. Normal hasn’t been seen since corona was just a beer. Do you like baklava –.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 7th, 2020

Mall of America could host Lake Street businesses destroyed in Minneapolis riots

A coalition of business an.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 7th, 2020

A Word from the Experts: This Seattle man volunteered to be injected with an experimental COVID-19 vaccine: ‘It was kind of my duty as a healthy individual to step up’

Neal Browning, a 46-year-old network engineer at Microsoft Corp., was one of the first people in the U.S. to receive a dose of Moderna Inc.’s experimental COVID-19 vaccine......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 7th, 2020

CBJ Morning Buzz: Businesses await word on whether NC restrictions will be eased this week; Passenger complaints, Covid-19 cases pile up at CLT

Gov. Roy Cooper is expected to announce this afternoon whether North Carolina will move into phase 3 of its reopening strategy this Friday. That would likely mean more businesses could reopen, such as gyms and bars, as well as an easing of capacity li.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 5th, 2020

Outside the Box: Why my company’s 7,000 employees won’t rush back to the office even when the coronavirus pandemic is under control

Without coordinated national policy to address COVID-19, businesses must fill the leadership void, writes Sanjiv Das......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 4th, 2020

Gov. Lee calls special legislative session to address COVID business liability protection

Tennessee lawmakers will return to the Capitol next week to address COVID-19 liability protections for businesses, among other issues. According to a news release from Gov. Bill Lee’s office, lawmakers will convene Aug. 10. Lawmakers will also ad.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 4th, 2020

The New Regular: The power of post-pandemic brainstorming

This is the 10th edition of my New Regular series, which is committed to helping Main Street businesses make the tenuous transition to a post-pandemic economy. You can catch "normal" in a bit-part on the revival of PBS’s “Downton Abbey.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 1st, 2020

Data shows Black-owned businesses in Baltimore largely shut out of PPP funding

Systemic racism in banking has hit home as Black businesses have largely been left out of a process aimed at saving small businesses in crisis......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 31st, 2020

Election: Biden to address how he’d fight systemic racism

Joe Biden on Tuesday will address how he would fight systemic racism as president, unveiling the latest part of his “Build Back Better” plan......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 28th, 2020

The UK is considering an online sales tax to raise $2.5 billion and level the playing-field for high-street businesses, according to a report

Tolga Akmen/Getty The UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak is reportedly considering an online sales tax, as concerns grow around the collapse of British high-street retail. .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJul 27th, 2020

Waikiki open-street event canceled due to Hurricane Douglas

The City has canceled its Open Street Kalakaua event slated to take place on Sunday in anticipation of Hurricane Douglas. The event launched June 14 and has been running every Sunday as a way to help Waikiki businesses impacted by the decline in .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 25th, 2020

Business group presses lawmakers for action on environmental justice bill

A group of businesses that includes banks, health care providers and an airline wrote to House leaders to urge that lawmakers take up a bill to address environmental injustices before the current session ends......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 23rd, 2020

Seattle announces free street closure permits to help restaurants, retail stores

Seattle will allow businesses to apply for free street closure permits to further help restaurants and retail stores operate during the Covid-19 pandemic, Mayor Jenny Durkan announced Wednesday. This builds on last month’s efforts to help bu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 23rd, 2020

The Fed: Fed adds nonprofits to Main Street lending program meant to help businesses survive COVID-19

The Federal Reserve is expanding its Main Street Lending Program to include nonprofits......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 17th, 2020