Articles by tag: strike

A UPS Strike Was Averted, But Supply Chain Fragility and its Labor Model Are Now Back in Focus

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The recent UPS Teamster strike that was narrowly avoided has brought to the fore concerns about the state of the global supply chain. As e-commerce has evolved and the immediacy of delivery has become the norm, we find ourselves questioning the sustainability of such a model. Our reliance on single supplier, high-speed logistics creates…

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Can Companies Survive a Major UPS Teamsters Strike? Supply Chain Experts Weigh In With Strategy.

The Teamsters Union and UPS are in a standoff, with a massive UPS Teamsters strike possibly kicking off on August 1. The potential strike is largely due to disagreements about higher pay, more full-time jobs and better workplace health and safety conditions. This could be the largest strike against a single private employer in…

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Hotel Union Labor Primed for Action in 2022

Now that the hospitality economy is deep in the weeds of the holiday season, hoteliers are hopeful hotel workers can handle a return to form for holiday travel bookings. American Airlines reports a massive rebound for holiday travel, with 109 million people set to travel 50 miles or more between Dec. 23 and Jan. 2,…

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Johnny Crowder Utilizes Personal Experiences to Drive Mental Health Support
May 30, 2024

In this episode of the “Highway to Health” podcast, host David Kemp dives into a powerful conversation with Johnny Crowder, the founder and CEO of Cope Notes®. They explore how personal experiences can drive impactful mental health support. This discussion sheds light on the transformative power of using one’s past challenges to benefit others…

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workforce development and health equity
Advancing Workforce Development and Health Equity: HIMS 2024 with Geoffrey Roche
May 30, 2024

Healthcare Rethink host Brian Urban sought out innovators and experts at HIMSS 2024 to discuss workforce development and health equity. Urban sat down with Geoffrey Roche, the Director of North America Workforce Development at Siemens Healthineers and host of the Holistic Leadership podcast, to delve into pressing healthcare topics, including workforce development and health…

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Is the Supply Chain Ready for Real-World Asset Tokenization?
May 29, 2024

In an evolving digital landscape, the mass investment in real-world asset tokenization, or RWA tokenization, is leading as one of the most exciting and world-shaking movements in tech. Opening up endless possibilities for leveraging blockchain networks to represent firm ownership rights of physical assets as onchain tokens, this advent of onchain asset ownership is…

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air quality
Superior Air Quality and HVAC Systems are Crucial for Senior Care
May 29, 2024

The demographic shift towards an aging population, projected to reach 27 million Americans in nursing and assisted living facilities by 2050, raises significant concerns about indoor air quality in these environments. With respiratory health already being a critical issue among seniors, the stakes are high for ensuring that HVAC systems are up to par….

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