Articles by tag: Essential Workers

Home Depot Invests Pandemic Earnings Back into its Employees

As the pandemic has everyone staying home and tending to long procrastinated home improvement projects, Home Depot is reaping the profits. With the highest quarterly sales growth in 20 years, the company plans to compensate essential employees who worked throughout the pandemic with a raise. According to Yahoo Finance, Home Depot joins other big box…

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Deutsche Bank Proposes Work From Home Tax to Support Low-Income Workers

Deutsche Bank estimates the proportion of Americans who worked from home (WFH) during the pandemic surged to 56%, according to a report by USA Today. In response, the bank released a research note suggesting a WFH tax to provide stimulus and subsidies to the workforce that cannot work from home. Researcher Luke Templeman explains,…

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Bridging the Pay and Protections Gap for Essential Workers

The COVID-19 pandemic has pulled the curtain back on the stark reality of our economy; the most essential workers, needed to keep the country afloat, are often paid the least and given the least protections to stay safe as the virus spreads. On this quick podcast, Voice of B2B Daniel Litwin sat down with…

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What Would Reopening the Economy Do to Businesses and Workers?

Back from a brief hiatus, hosts Daniel Litwin and Tyler Kern return to Business Casual with producer Taylor Bagley for a discussion on reopening the economy post-pandemic. Governors from state to state are responding to President Trump’s plan to reopen American, some moving to reopen certain brick and mortar establishments by next week. The…

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How Should Essential Workers Empower Themselves in the Workplace?

Essential workers are on the front lines of the pandemic; they’re also the least protected and, often, the lowest paid. A lack of PPE, hazard pay, and paid sick leave for workers in vulnerable sectors, like grocery store, fast food, sanitation, and some other sects of retail, is putting the pressure on employers to act,…

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Ensuring Excellence: Jonathan Yu’s Commitment to Quality Control
June 15, 2024

Meet Jonathan Yu, the meticulous Quality Control Manager at Rentex, Philadelphia. Jonathan helps to ensure project success for Rentex customers by keeping all equipment is in tip-top shape. With the precision of a Jedi, he maintains the highest standards of quality and reliability, bringing unparalleled dedication his role. Join us in celebrating Jonathan’s hard work…

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Resilience in Action: Rodney Krantz’s Operational Expertise
June 15, 2024

Meet Rodney Krantz, the dynamic Operations Manager at Rentex Las Vegas. Rodney thrives in the bustling environment of Las Vegas, expertly managing operations with remarkable resilience and determination. His journey as a cancer survivor adds to his strength and dedication, inspiring those around him. Join us in celebrating Rodney’s unwavering commitment and the vibrant energy…

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Mastering Multitasking: Garrett Millar’s Warehouse Leadership
June 15, 2024

Meet Garrett Millar, the adept Warehouse Manager at Rentex, Las Vegas. Garrett excels at multitasking, expertly juggling numerous responsibilities to ensure smooth and efficient operations. His ability to handle diverse tasks with precision and agility keeps the warehouse running seamlessly. Join us in celebrating Garrett’s dedication and the exceptional management skills he brings to our…

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Tech-Savvy Leadership: Robert Zicarelli’s Warehouse Expertise
June 15, 2024

Meet Robert Zicarelli, the diligent Assistant Warehouse Manager at Rentex Las Vegas. Robert excels in maintaining efficient warehouse operations with a keen eye for detail and organization. His strategic approach to challenges is as meticulous as fine-tuning a high-performance car. Join us in celebrating Robert’s dedication and the innovative energy he brings to our Las…

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