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This is the fourth of a five-part series that takes a look at each of the 2017 Michael Weiner Scholarship recipients.

Article from in Education
Mar 24, 2017 5:00 PM ET

Since 2015, the Major League Baseball Players Trust has annually awarded a Michael Weiner Scholarship for Labor Studies to five deserving law or graduate school students pursuing careers aimed at protecting and defending workers' rights. The Michael Weiner Scholarship for Labor Studies was established by Major Leaguers to honor the life and work of the Major League Baseball Players Association’s late executive director.

This is the fourth of a five-part series that takes a look at each of the 2017 winners.

Susannah Maltz


Blog from in Environment
Mar 24, 2017 5:00 PM ET

World Water Day took place on Wednesday March 22 and aimed to bring awareness to the global water crisis. Based on the multitude of campaigns, it’s clear that companies are taking note and are motivated to make a difference in the global fight to protect our most precious natural resource.


Article from in Human Resources
Mar 24, 2017 3:20 PM ET

While the names and enormous accomplishments of Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson were left out of history books, these brilliant African American women are now getting the recognition they deserve with the release of the blockbuster film “Hidden Figures” in 2016.


Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Mar 24, 2017 3:00 PM ET

21st Century Fox’s National Geographic has selected three high school students as the recipients of the National Geographic Student Expeditions Inaugural Teen Service Award, a new program recognizing young people who have demonstrated a commitment to making a difference in their communities. Alexa Grabelle, Delaney Reynolds, and Kaimana Idica will each receive $500 college scholarships, and Grab


Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Mar 24, 2017 2:35 PM ET

Members of the Maryland Housing and Community Development Neighborhood Revitalization team joined Deputy Secretary Tony Reed and Keep America Beautiful's Senior Vice President/Recycling Brenda Pulley in Baltimore's Waverly neighborhood on March 20 for the launch of Keep Maryland Beautiful, coinciding with the launch of Keep America Beautiful's Great American Cleanup.


Help Available for Customers Paying Final Winter Heating Bills

Press Release from in Finance & Investment
Mar 24, 2017 2:15 PM ET

JACKSON, Mich., March 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Consumers Energy Foundation announced today that it has contributed $150,000 to support free tax preparation services and Michigan’s 2-1-1 network– resources that help families and individuals statewide as they receive their final heating bills from this winter.


Learn How to Keep your Business and your Community Safe

Newsletter from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Mar 24, 2017 1:45 PM ET

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According to the FBI’s most recent data, there were almost 8 million property crime offenses in the United States in 2015.  And, according to Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) estimates, roughly 2 million employees per year are affected by some form of workplace violence.


Prepay energy services have emerged as a viable alternative to traditional utility services, with notable benefits for both the utility and the customer.

Article from in Energy
Mar 24, 2017 1:00 PM ET

The concept of prepay, even in the utility space, is not new. Historically, these solutions have been viewed as very utility-centric by nature, focused on solving very specific challenges that were seen as problematic or negative. It was challenging for customers to keep track of their balances, and they had to put forth a relatively high level of effort to make payments and recharge their accounts. The result is that prepay was seen as complex and cumbersome.


Multimedia with summary from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Mar 24, 2017 12:25 PM ET

“You’ve got to have something in place; you can’t do this on excel spreadsheets or emails back and forth, you’ve got to have some type of system.” - Roger Hancock


By: Jim Jenkins

Blog from in Human Resources
Mar 24, 2017 12:15 PM ET

Members of Generation Z, the youngest generational cohort, are beginning to enter the workforce. Raised in the era of constant communication and instant gratification, these individuals pave the way for a restructuring of our current workforce. As thought leaders, our job not only calls upon us to monitor workplace trends, but to recognize who influences these changes and the challenges and opportunities they present in the workplace.


Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Mar 24, 2017 11:30 AM ET

ATLANTA, March 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- UPS (NYSE:UPS), in partnership with the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), is proud to be included on the 17th annual list of America's Top Corporations for Women's Business Enterprises (WBEs) – the only national award honoring corporations for world-class supplier diversity programs that reduce barriers and drive growth for women-owned businesses.


Unless We Act NOW The Everglades Will Be Lost: But There's Still Time to Save It!

Blog from in Environment
Mar 24, 2017 11:30 AM ET

Orvis has made protecting the Everglades the focus of our conservation efforts this year, and our CEO, Perk Perkins, has been leading the charge by taking out a full-page ad in the Miami Herald,


Blog from in Finance & Investment
Mar 24, 2017 11:20 AM ET
In 2015, there were 244 million international immigrants – the highest number ever recorded and up 12 million from 2013.[i] The 2016 numbers will no doubt be higher. Many immigrants move to new countries in search of a better life. Some are escaping poverty, war, or famine; others are seeking an education; and some simply want to start anew. These immigrants often sign a social contract with their families to send back money – remittances – for support or to invest in local opportunities. 
 

She makes sure our customers have a safe and reliable supply of low-cost natural gas

Blog from in Human Resources
Mar 24, 2017 11:00 AM ET

We’re celebrating Women’s History Month this March by introducing you to 10 women who help power your life at Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas. They advance our company with their vision, talent, hard work and creativity. These trailblazing women – including a nuclear engineer, astrophysicist and lineman – reveal inspiring stories of persistence, pluck and achievement in largely male-dominated fields. A diverse workplace isn’t just a nice idea, it’s a competitive necessity. Today, meet Yolanda Carter, an Operations Supervisor based in Nashville, Tenn.


Exterior lighting at Nevada, Mississippi, Maryland and China resorts will dim in a global recognition of climate change

Press Release from in Environment
Mar 24, 2017 10:00 AM ET

LAS VEGAS, March 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) will recognize Earth Hour, the global effort to raise awareness of climate change, by dimming the exterior lights at 18 of its properties worldwide March 25.

During the annual event, which is sponsored by the World Wildlife Fund, millions of people join communities, businesses and iconic landmarks around the world in switching their lights off for one hour. The goal is to demonstrate the importance of energy conservation and to support action on climate change.   


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