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 Read more

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Pixels and Mortar: How LED Went from Small-Scale to Major Scale
May 20, 2022
It’s hard to imagine the days when the sun used to be our only source of natural light. Since we’ve attempted to harness light in our societies, we’ve reigned in both the power of fire and Read more
What a Dip in Veganism Popularity Means for the Food and Beverage Industry
May 20, 2022
Key Insights: In 2022, 5% of respondents were vegan in the Statista Survey. Harris Poll in 2020 found that about 3% of U.S. were vegan. New data finds vegan and vegan related google searches Read more
Apprenticeships are Vital in Developing the Next Generation of Workers
May 19, 2022
  Trevor Matthews worked in refrigeration until he admittedly, lost his joy. Greg Crumpton refers to it as a complacency rut, “in a rinse repeat cycle.” Today Matthews, Founder of Refrigeration Mentor, Read more
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Home Depot Invests Pandemic Earnings Back into its Employees
November 23, 2020
 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 Read more
Deutsche Bank Proposes Work From Home Tax to Support Low-Income Workers
November 19, 2020
  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 Read more
Bridging the Pay and Protections Gap for Essential Workers
April 27, 2020
  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 Read more
What Would Reopening the Economy Do to Businesses and Workers?
April 23, 2020
  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 Read more
How Should Essential Workers Empower Themselves in the Workplace?
April 17, 2020
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 Read more