On climate and energy, the joint committee proposes a goal of net-zero carbon emissions for new buildings by 2030, and overall by 2050, and the total elimination of carbon pollution from power plants across the country by 2035. To reach those goals, it suggests installing 500 million solar panels and 60,000 wind turbines—all American made, for more jobs—and building a federally funded modern electric grid to power communities with clean energy. Other measures would promote energy efficiency in housing and regulate car emissions. The U.S. would also rejoin the Paris climate accord and ratify the Kigali Amendment, which aims to gradually eliminate hydrofluorocarbons and is already signed by 97 countries and the E.U. … [Read more...] about Biden-Sanders task force proposals could actually move the needle on climate action
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Depending on how they respond to your email, you can then mention that you are looking to apply there and politely ask if they have any tips. Nine times out of 10 they will recommend you, as many companies offer hiring bonuses to referrals. If you don’t know someone at that company, you can see how many degrees of separation you are away and ask someone you do know for an introduction to someone at that company. … [Read more...] about Tired of filling out a never-ending list of job applications? Try this strategy to set you apart.
Chander SawhneyThe new age companies are keen to keep the best employees who bring in their know-how, and technical expertise that adds to the business value of a company. In order to keep them motivated and involved, companies are going an extra mile to reward them by giving them ESOPs / Sweat Equity. It’s a win-win situation and also helps company to limit its fixed cost. The employees feel like entrepreneurs and gets rewarded multiple times once the company scales up and its valuation increases. This mechanism of issuing ESOP / Sweat Equity Shares involve sharing the ownership of the company with the employees at a discounted value to the Fair Value of Shares. It may be noted that only a company which has commenced its business for minimum one year can issue sweat equity shares. As per the provisions of the Company Law and Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Guidelines, ESOP’s cannot be issued to promoters, independent directors and any director holding 10 … [Read more...] about Sweat equity shares a way to reward your employees
Enough middle-class jobs aren’t likely to come back to cities, especially as the country still grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic effects. But Autor says raising minimum wages to city-specific levels would help. This may raise costs for customers and cause inefficient businesses to close, but higher minimum wages “are surprisingly effective at improving the incomes of workers in low wage jobs,” he says, “and they don’t seem to have noticeable adverse effects on employment.” … [Read more...] about Middle class jobs for non-college grads have disappeared from big U.S. cities
To begin with, while the Act provisions for a maximum of twelve weeks that a pregnant women could avail of as her maternity leave (“Maternity Period”), not more than six weeks could be availed of as leave prior to child-birth, while also outlining corresponding payment to such pregnant women while on their maternity leave. In contrast, the Bill seeks to increase the Maternity Period to a period of twenty-six weeks, of which, the earlier provision of six weeks preceding the date of delivery is proposed to be extended to eight weeks. … [Read more...] about Maternity Bill still has a long way to go