Articles by tag: labor law

A Shorter Work Week Could Look Much Different for Contractors vs. Employees

A Shorter Work Week

A shortened work week is gaining steam across the world, from Iceland to the US. Though most high profile debate is around standardizing a four-day work week, Bangalore fintech startup Splice wants to try something even more radical for its industry, and the global economy: a three-day work week. For Splice, the vision for […]

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Business Services
How Employment Law is Shifting in a Post-COVID Economy

The pandemic has left the U.S. job market more uncertain than usual. Even though July saw a return to form for the labor pool, with the Bureau of Labor Statistics reporting 943,000 new open jobs in July and an unemployment rate hitting pandemic lows of 5.4%, the amount of workers securing full-time work with benefits […]

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Food & Beverage
Do Debt-Free Degree Programs Work For Fast Food Employees?

Chipotle dropped the news it will allow their employees to go to college tuition-free if they major in Agriculture, Culinary, or Hospitality degree programs. They are not the first QSR to launch a program like this: McDonald’s and Taco Bell also offer some form of tuition assistance. When given a critical analysis, do programs like […]

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Podcasts
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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UBBA
UBBA Seeks to Help the Utility Industry Capitalize on Technology Advancements and Opportunities
March 1, 2024

The rapid transformation of the utility industry was palpable at DISTRIBUTECH 2024, highlighting the sector’s stride towards a future powered by artificial intelligence, sustainable energy, and electric vehicles. Secure and resilient connectivity remains the linchpin of this evolution, a focus underscored by the Utility Broadband Alliance (UBBA) and its commitment to private LTE networks […]

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Advanced conductors
ChargeExpo 2024: How Advanced Conductors Can Enhance EV Infrastructure and Revolutionize the Energy Sector
March 1, 2024

The U.S. power grid is struggling, and it’s no wonder why: The aging grid was not built for a time when clean energy sources would begin to replace fossil fuels. With an increasing number of Americans expected to switch to electric vehicles in the coming years, the need to decarbonize the power grid and […]

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Energy efficiency
The Future of the Energy Sector Rests on Energy Efficiency. Global Energy Partners is Leading the Way
March 1, 2024

The spotlight was on the future of energy efficiency at ChargeExpo 2024, with industry leaders gathering to discuss innovative solutions and trends shaping the sector. At the forefront of this shift is the drive to reduce carbon footprints and lower utility bills for consumers and businesses alike. This trend aligns with recent developments, such […]

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Ubicquia
Transforming Urban Utilities with AI: Spotlight on Ubicquia’s DTM+ at DISTRIBUTECH 2024
February 29, 2024

In a world where technology is reshaping every aspect of life, Ubicquia is leading the charge in transforming urban development and utility management through the power of artificial intelligence (AI). Dedicated to building safer cities by leveraging the power of technology, Ubicquia has even won awards for its innovations. The DTM+, a device designed […]

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