And despite Ivanka’s marketing campaign, the tax plan falls short for parents. The plan does expand the child tax credit from $1,000 to $1,600, but that’s short of the $2,000 that was previously promised. And for many Americans, it’s less than the cost of one month of daycare. … [Read more...] about The tax reform bill helps corporations more than working parents
Vietnamese poem about parents
The powerful image of the distraught man, struggling to reach home in Begusarai, almost 1,200 km away during the nationwide lockdown, was widely shared across all media, becoming a defining image of the trauma of lakhs of migrant labourers stranded away from home. The photograph resulted in help being provided to him to reach his home in Bihar. … [Read more...] about ‘No country for labourers’ | Who is Rampukar Pandit – the weeping face of coronavirus lockdown?
We want to ensure a smooth career transition for the impacted employees, and want to help them find new opportunities. This is something the outplacement cell has been working really hard on and I hope we can get a large percentage of impacted employees placed through this effort. I will also be sharing an update on our outplacement effort at a later time.We will have a dedicated and fully-trained talent acquisition team assisting impacted employees round the clock in identifying suitable opportunities and providing necessary career support for the next 3 months.We will also offer free outplacement support from RiseSmart for mid-senior management employees, giving full access to their career coaching services, content and personalized job search.Connectivity Support … [Read more...] about Swiggy lays off 1,100 employees: Full text of company statement
SoftBank has limited exposure to areas like online education and streaming, with TikTok parent Bytedance one notable exception. In food delivery, there has been demand from locked-down consumers but vendors also have faced disruptions, including being forced to shut down. … [Read more...] about Softbank’s Son hopes ‘winged unicorns’ can save crumbling tech empire
When shelter-in-place orders went into effect in most of the country in March, parents across industries had to scramble to find childcare. For those of us lucky enough to not only keep our jobs but have jobs that can be done from home, this has meant trying to do the impossible: Work and take care of children full-time. … [Read more...] about How to stay sane while working from home with kids