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UKG Named Top Company for Women Technologists

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 7:00pm

UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) , a leading global provider of human capital management (HCM), payroll, HR service delivery, and workforce management solutions, announced today it has been named a 2021 AnitaB.org Top Companies for Women Technologists Leader.

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  • UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) , a leading global provider of human capital management (HCM), payroll, HR service delivery, and workforce management solutions, announced today it has been named a 2021 AnitaB.org Top Companies for Women Technologists Leader.
  • This is the second consecutive year UKG has been featured on the AnitaB.org Top Companies for Women Technologists list, and the third award this month recognizing UKG as a best workplace for women across the world.
  • UKG was named to Indias Best Workplaces for Women list by Great Place to Work and ranked #16 on Fortunes Best Workplaces for Women U.S. list.
  • More than 50 companies participated in AnitaB.orgs 2021 Top Companies program, representing the experiences of more than 140,000 women technologists.

Dynamic Yield Makes Crain's Best Places to Work in NYC for Fourth Year

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 6:00pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Dynamic Yield, the Experience Optimization platform, today announced that it has been recognized for the fourth year as one of the Best Places to Work in New York City by Crain's New York Business.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Dynamic Yield, the Experience Optimization platform, today announced that it has been recognized for the fourth year as one of the Best Places to Work in New York City by Crain's New York Business.
  • Last year, Dynamic Yield prioritized mental health and wellness programs as well as monetary support for increased physical comfort in work-from-home conditions.
  • Best Companies Group then analyses the survey data to determine a final ranking, as published by Crain's New York Business.
  • Dynamic Yield helps enterprise brands quickly deliver and test personalized, optimized, and synchronized digital customer interactions.

Creative Artists Agency to Acquire ICM Partners

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 6:00pm

Leading entertainment and sports agency Creative Artists Agency (CAA) announced today the execution of a definitive agreement to acquire ICM Partners (ICM), one of the worlds premier entertainment and sports agencies, to drive broader and more inclusive representation as their clients, their work, and their brands shape culture.

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  • Leading entertainment and sports agency Creative Artists Agency (CAA) announced today the execution of a definitive agreement to acquire ICM Partners (ICM), one of the worlds premier entertainment and sports agencies, to drive broader and more inclusive representation as their clients, their work, and their brands shape culture.
  • ICM brings to CAA a global roster of artists in film, television, music, comedy, theater, games, politics, and podcasting.
  • Originally founded in 1975 as International Creative Management, then rebranded as ICM Partners in 2012, ICM has the expertise and influence of a legacy agency, and an entrepreneurial innovative spirit dedicated to serving its clients across the globe with passion and distinction.
  • Lazard served as financial advisor for ICM, with Sheppard Mullin and Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP as legal advisors.

Navy Federal Credit Union Employees Help Give $100,000 to Nonprofits

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 5:40pm

Navy Federal Credit Union announced today it is donating $100,000 through its Dollars for Doers program.

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  • Navy Federal Credit Union announced today it is donating $100,000 through its Dollars for Doers program.
  • Since the start of the Dollars for Doers program, Navy Federal has donated $850,000 to organizations in the communities where its employees live and serve.
  • For the 2021 program, over 80% of the grants are going to nonprofits in Virginia and Florida, where Navy Federal has its largest concentration of employees.
  • About Navy Federal Credit Union: Established in 1933 with only seven members, Navy Federal now has the distinct honor of serving over 10 million members globally and is the worlds largest credit union.

The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz Announces the Filing of a Securities Class Action on Behalf of AppHarvest, Inc. (APPH) Investors

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 5:05pm

AppHarvest investors have until November 23, 2021 to file a lead plaintiff motion.

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  • AppHarvest investors have until November 23, 2021 to file a lead plaintiff motion.
  • AppHarvest is a sustainable food company that operates applied technology greenhouses to produce fresh, chemical-free, non-GMO fruits, vegetables, and related products.
  • On August 11, 2021, before the market opened, AppHarvest announced its second quarter financial results, reporting a $32.0 million net loss.
  • This press release may be considered Attorney Advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules.

Fisher Investments Named by DiversityQ as Women in Asset Management USA's Employer of the Year

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 5:57pm

CAMAS, Wash., Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Fisher Investments , one of the world's largest independent, fee-only investment advisers, was recognized by DiversityQ as "Employer of the Year" at their third annual Women in Asset Management USA Awards.

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  • CAMAS, Wash., Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Fisher Investments , one of the world's largest independent, fee-only investment advisers, was recognized by DiversityQ as "Employer of the Year" at their third annual Women in Asset Management USA Awards.
  • "It's an incredible honor to be recognized as Employer of the Year in this year's Women in Asset Management USA Awards," said Damian Ornani, Fisher Investments CEO.
  • Jill Hitchcock, Senior Executive Vice President of Fisher Investments' Private Client Group added, "We've always believed a diverse, inclusive workforce is one of our most valuable assets.
  • The Women in Asset Management USA's Employer of the Year award recognizes firms demonstrating a great effort to recruit and retain a diverse workforce.

Comcast Business Announces Two-Year, $26 Million Investment to Expand High-Performance Broadband Network in Greater Philadelphia, New Jersey

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 5:23pm

The two-year build-out includes $10.3 million invested in 2020 and an additional $15.7 million in projects underway or planned for 2021.

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  • The two-year build-out includes $10.3 million invested in 2020 and an additional $15.7 million in projects underway or planned for 2021.
  • Upon completion, Comcast Business will have invested a total of nearly $100 million in area network expansions since 2015, to the benefit of nearly 24,000 businesses.
  • "Comcast's investment in the region will strengthen our business community and create new opportunities by supporting workforce development and benefiting overall economic expansion."
  • This includes fast business WiFi for employees and guests, cybersecurity solutions, 4G LTE backup, business TV and more.

Colorado Community College System Announces Lead Colleges for CO-TECH Apprenticeship Grant

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 5:00pm

Denver, Sept. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Colorado Community College System (CCCS), the states largest system of higher education and workforce development, today announced the four colleges to lead the CO-TECH apprenticeship program , made possible by a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor.

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  • Denver, Sept. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Colorado Community College System (CCCS), the states largest system of higher education and workforce development, today announced the four colleges to lead the CO-TECH apprenticeship program , made possible by a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor.
  • The initiative, which is focused on making high-wage, high-demand information technology (IT) occupations accessible to 1,600 adults statewide, regardless of previous education, will be led by Arapahoe Community College , Community College of Denver , Front Range Community College , and Pueblo Community College.
  • These new apprenticeship programs will make it easier for businesses to partner with community colleges to quickly start and hire apprentices, tapping into the existing pipeline of community college students.
  • The Colorado Community College System (CCCS) is the states largest system of higher education and workforce development, delivering thousands of programs to over 125,000 students annually through 13 colleges and over 35 locations across Colorado.

Can America Heal Its Deep Divisions? Stride Says ‘Yes’ With New Career Curriculum

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 4:51pm

With the Criminal Justice and Community Services pathways, Stride Career Prep schools and programs aim to provide the academic, professional, and social skills students need to thrive in these high-demand career fields.

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  • With the Criminal Justice and Community Services pathways, Stride Career Prep schools and programs aim to provide the academic, professional, and social skills students need to thrive in these high-demand career fields.
  • Stride Career Preps robust Criminal Justice and Community Services curriculum was thoughtfully designed to provide a 360-degree view of the law enforcement workforce with input from criminal justice educators, members of law enforcement, and formerly incarcerated individuals.
  • At Stride, Inc. (NYSE: LRN) we are reimagining learning where learning is lifelong, deeply personal, and prepares learners for tomorrow.
  • Stride is a premier provider of K-12 education for students, schools, and districts, including career learning services through middle and high school curriculum.

CIM Group Signs 184,723-Square-Foot Lease with HGR Industrial Surplus for Warehouse Facility at Junction 20/35 in Fort Worth

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 4:13pm

CIM Group announced today that HGR Industrial Surplus, an industry leader for buying and selling used surplus, has leased 184,723 square feet at Junction 20/35 in Fort Worth, Texas.

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  • CIM Group announced today that HGR Industrial Surplus, an industry leader for buying and selling used surplus, has leased 184,723 square feet at Junction 20/35 in Fort Worth, Texas.
  • Located at 7550 Oak Grove Rd., Junction 20/35 is a 1,128,000-square-foot industrial facility that features 30- to 33-foot clear heights, car and trailer parking, and rail accessibility.
  • HGR is excited to expand into Fort Worth, says Brian Krueger, SVP of Operations.
  • With the new warehouse, HGR will reduce transportation time and cost for southern customers and increase storage space for inventory.