The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic fallout are creating nothing short of a mental health crisis for American workers, which isn’t surprising when you consider that more than 40 million Americans have recently lost their jobs and millions more have had their work hours or pay reduced. Of those fortunate enough to still have jobs, many are working long hours at home, away from colleagues but constantly connected through always-on digital channels and email. Others are in roles that require contact with the public and come with a higher risk of infection as a result. … [Read more...] about Employers need to address their workers’ mental health. Here are 3 ways to start
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There’s no guarantee, of course, that Biden will bring these suggestions to his official platform. “The work of the task forces has been collaborative and productive, and Vice President Biden looks forward to reviewing their full recommendations,” campaign spokesperson Jamal Brown told The New York Times. Biden calls for a “clean energy revolution” on his site, but he still has to win the election, including in states such as Pennsylvania with strong natural gas extraction industries. While Biden supports no new fracking, he hasn’t called for the halting of existing extraction. … [Read more...] about Biden-Sanders task force proposals could actually move the needle on climate action
The report, which was written over 10 weeks and bolstered by resident surveys, focus groups, and a youth summit, has 17 recommendations to be implemented in phases between now and 2023 and beyond. The concepts include broad, ambitious ideas such as expanding economic opportunity and financial security, increasing ownership and employment for Black and brown communities in the area’s contracting and construction industry, creating a vibrant minority business community, and strengthening the social safety net for workers. There are also more specific recommendations, such as preparing the city to host corporate HQ2s, and bringing film and TV opportunities to Chicago. All are detailed with multiple steps, and through a lens of “[circulating] prosperity within communities of color,” a focus which became sharper after the killing of George Floyd. … [Read more...] about Chicago’s COVID-19 recovery plan aims to go beyond the crisis to correct historical inequities
Adjust to culture add vs. culture fit Many companies are evolving to focus on a culture add versus a culture fit. Instead of seeking people who “fit right in” with everyone else, look at what perspective gaps are missing and who adds this much-needed value to the team. When companies are restricted to a location, trying to get people to relocate or find the best culture adds can be difficult. … [Read more...] about Can remote work really improve workplace diversity?
Dahiya was granted 15,87,500 stock options in various tranches since June 1, 2010 being the date of his appointment as President (Human Resources). Of the above, 11,76,500 stock options have been vested, 6,10,000 stock options have been exercised and the balance stock options remain unexercised as on March 31. A further 4,11,000 stock options remain unvested as on March 31. … [Read more...] about Here’s how much Axis Bank CEO Amitabh Chaudhry and other top executives earned in FY20