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My Husband, the Lineworker, Is a Superhero

Though the job is demanding, this lineworker’s wife is proud of her husband’s sacrifice
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Editor’s note: This is a letter from Duke Energy lineworker Wesley Seaburg’s wife, Katy Beth, in honor of National Lineman Appreciation Day on April 18. Seaburg is a distribution line tech based in Spartanburg, S.C.

Merck Veterans in the Spotlight on National Television Show

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Merck employees are in the spotlight on "Military Makeover: Operation Career" on Lifetime TV. The show, hosted by Montel Williams, captures the stories of veterans transitioning from the military back to civilian work life and the companies who employ them. 

HPI Principles Guide Our Safety Journey

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Domtar safety leaders first encountered the idea of human performance improvement (HPI) in 2013 at a Pulp & Paper Safety Association conference focusing on human behavior. HPI principles have driven our safety journey ever since, leading to a steady decline in workplace injuries between 2013 and 2017.

CNH Industrial Working to Make Manufacturing Even Safer in Brazil

As of April 2019, the New Holland Agriculture plant in Curitiba, Brazil achieved the milestone of five million hours without an absence-causing incident.
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May 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ — CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI) achieved a year-on-year reduction of 55% in the total number of incidents causing an absence of one or more days in 2018, at its production facilities in Brazil. These results are testament to the effectiveness of the methodologies the Company adopts in terms of workplace safety.

Bloomberg LP Expands Parental Leave Policy from 18 to 26 Weeks of Fully-Paid Leave for Primary Caregivers

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Gender Neutral Policy Also Covers Adoptions and Foster Placements

Updated Policy Is Double the Average of Communications and Finance Industries and 63% More than Average for Tech Firms

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Gender Neutral Policy Also Covers Adoptions and Foster Placements

Updated Policy Is Double the Average of Communications and Finance Industries and 63% More than Average for Tech Firms

Diversity in the Workplace: Women in Leadership

Medtronic works to better support women pursuing leadership roles
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While public dialogue — and a commitment by many large companies — to address the gender equality gap is helping raise awareness, the percentage of women in leadership roles, across industries, continues to lag. At Medtronic, action translates into fostering a strong culture of inclusion and accountability; setting aggressive, measurable goals; and implementing policies and programs that accelerate progress. 

 

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While public dialogue — and a commitment by many large companies — to address the gender equality gap is helping raise awareness, the percentage of women in leadership roles, across industries, continues to lag. At Medtronic, action translates into fostering a strong culture of inclusion and accountability; setting aggressive, measurable goals; and implementing policies and programs that accelerate progress. 

 

Q&A with Jenny Kim: The Transformative Power of Second-Chance Hiring

by Jenny Kim, Deputy General Counsel, Koch Industries
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For many former inmates, success upon re-entry means securing housing, maintaining a solid support system of family and friends, and finding a job. In 2018 alone, approximately 700,000 people finished their time in prison and re-entered their communities. But as many have found, getting a job is harder than ever. About one in three Americans holds a criminal record, regardless of whether they have been to prison – about as many people who hold college degrees.

Paper Outlines Paths to Promote a More Inclusive Society Through Corporate Social Engagement

Robust analysis and research offer practical examples and guides for companies seeking to address diversity and inclusion issues
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NEW YORK, May 10, 2019, /3BL Media/ – Last December, CECP: The CEO Force for Good published a white paper exploring how companies are integrating diversity and inclusion (D&I) into their corporate citizenship and responsibility priorities, Diversity & Inclusion in Corporate Social Engagement. With support from the Walmart Foundation, CECP led this year-long inquiry with the goal of identifying an

In a New Economic Era, Employee Fulfillment Is the New Employee Engagement

Study finds people want fulfilling experiences at work; willing to switch to jobs with lower pay to find fulfillment
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According to a new report Making work more meaningful: Building a fulfilling employee experience, published by CECP: The CEO Force for Good, Imperative, and PwC, the early days of a “Fourth Industrial Revolution” require a new standard for the employee experience around higher meaning and fulfillment at work. A staggering majority of employees believe that achieving fulfillment at work is possible – 96% of those surveyed.

Diversity and Inclusion is a Winning Strategy for EHS and Sustainability Teams

Latest NAEM report outlines key strategies to improve talent management, employee retention and succession planning
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Diversity and inclusion strategies are the best way to build high-performance teams, improve employee retention and prepare the EHS&S function for a wave of leadership succession, according to a new report published today by NAEM.

NAEM is the National Association for Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability (EHS&S) Management.

At a time when succession planning is a critical program for leadership at all companies, Executive Director Carol Singer Neuvelt said the report offers fresh thinking to inform EHS&S staffing strategies.

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