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Workplaces need to finally support fathers as caregivers

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Shutterstock The pandemic recession has disproportionately affected women, wth greater employment losses. To recover from this, it's time for workplaces to finally allow...
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The end of surge pricing restrictions in Massachusetts may bring back rideshare drivers

4 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Massachusetts Uber and Lyft users may have noticed that they can't get rides for a while - or at all. Malden resident Alex Pratt, who doesn't own a car, said he couldn't hail a...
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Reynolds signs tax relief bill into law

Reynolds signs tax relief bill into law

5 days ago   |   KETV

The legislation cuts taxes and invests significantly in mental health as well as foundational priorities like childcare and housing.
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‘Crystal ball shit': Dems scramble for spending strategy

‘Crystal ball shit': Dems scramble for spending strategy

5 days ago   |   Politico

Ask three Democrats what they want in a sweeping partisan spending package and you'll get three different answers. Sen. Dick Durbin , the party whip, wants to include...
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The 5 sectors struggling the most with hiring and what it says about the reopening US economy

5 days ago   |   Business Insider

J. Conrad Williams Jr./Newsday RM/Getty Images A labor shortage is slowing the US economic rebound, but its effects aren't evenly spread. While job openings have skyrocketed...
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Why middle-aged Americans are struggling the most with their physical and mental health - and what other nations are doing better

6 days ago   |   Business Insider

Many middle-aged Americans are running thin, and COVID-19 only made it worse. Marc Romanelli/Getty Today's middle-aged Americans report more stress and poorer wellbeing...
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Vice President Harris kicks off COVID-19 vaccination drive in southern states

Vice President Harris kicks off COVID-19 vaccination drive in southern states

7 days ago   |   KSBW

Some new steps the administration has taken include partnering to provide people with free transportation and childcare when they get their vaccines.
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It's the easiest time to find a job since just before the pandemic

It's the easiest time to find a job since just before the pandemic

7 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement On one end of the labor market, millions of Americans are still jobless. And, whether it's because of enhanced unemployment benefits, COVID-19 fears, or...
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7 things you should do when negotiating a work-from-home agreement with your boss - and 4 things to avoid, according to a negotiations expert and MBA professor

7 things you should do when negotiating a work-from-home agreement with your boss - and 4 things to avoid, according to a negotiations expert and MBA professor

15 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The news filled Lisa with dread. A digital-marketing senior account manager, Lisa was nervous when she heard her employer was issuing a "back-to-work...
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Working mothers could face more negative effects from hybrid work models than their single male counterparts. Experts say the solution is to make remote work the default

Working mothers could face more negative effects from hybrid work models than their single male counterparts. Experts say the solution is to make remote work the default

16 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement In some form or another, remote work is here to stay. While some US workers are adamant that they'll never return to an office, others just want...
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Philippines President Duterte threatens to jail those refusing Covid shots...

Philippines President Duterte threatens to jail those refusing Covid shots and ‘inject vaccine in their butts'

Angered by the country's low vaccination rate, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has said he may jail people who refuse to get the shot against coronavirus. Duterte vented... Read more ...

Darvish fans 11, Padres get 2 big homers to beat Dodgers 6-2

Darvish fans 11, Padres get 2 big homers to beat Dodgers 6-2

SAN DIEGO - Yu Darvish struck out 11 in six brilliant innings to become the fastest big leaguer to reach 1,500 for his career, Manny Machado and Jake Cronenworth homered and... Read more ...

Boost your productivity for less with this Belkin 11-in-1 USB-C Hub

Boost your productivity for less with this Belkin 11-in-1 USB-C Hub

If you're working from the best MacBook or even have the latest iPad Pro (2021) , then you know that these machines are made to help you be productive. But if you're working... Read more ...

150 Amazon packages arrived at a woman's home by mistake. Here's what she...

150 Amazon packages arrived at a woman's home by mistake. Here's what she did with them

More than 150 Amazon boxes arrived at a New York woman's house. She didn't order them. Now she's giving back to her community. Read more ...

Why are so many teen girls in the US attempting suicide?

We discuss a new CDC report raising alarm bells among parents and mental health experts. Read more ...

Newly sanctified Tunisian cemetery for migrants filling fast

A newly sanctified cemetery for Tunisia's migrant dead is filling quickly Read more ...

Palestinians, settlers clash in tense Jerusalem neighborhood

Palestinians and Jewish settlers have hurled stones, chairs and fireworks at each other overnight in a tense Jerusalem neighborhood where settler groups are trying to evict... Read more ...

Banks Slowly Offer Alternatives to Overdraft Fees, a Bane of Struggling Spenders

Aggressive overdraft fees are worth tens of billions of dollars a year to the banking industry. Account holders are finally getting some better options. Read more ...

In Tibet, historical sites are at risk because of a tourism boom

Officials say balancing tourist demand with the need to minimise wear and tear is a constant challenge. Read more ...

Watchdog Group Sues FEC For Dropping Trump Campaign Investigation

Watchdog Group Sues FEC For Dropping Trump Campaign Investigation

“We should not have to sue the FEC repeatedly to make it do its job,” said a director of Campaign Legal Center Action. Read more ...