Labor

UNFI Announces Long-Term Labor Agreement with Teamsters Local 414 in Fort Wayne

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 5:15pm

United Natural Foods, Inc. (NYSE: UNFI) (UNFI or the Company), North America's premier and largest food wholesaler delivering the widest variety of products to a diverse and expansive customer base, today issued the following statement regarding the long-term labor agreement that it has reached with Teamsters Local 414 (Local 414) in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Key Points: 
  • United Natural Foods, Inc. (NYSE: UNFI) (UNFI or the Company), North America's premier and largest food wholesaler delivering the widest variety of products to a diverse and expansive customer base, today issued the following statement regarding the long-term labor agreement that it has reached with Teamsters Local 414 (Local 414) in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
  • Jill Sutton, UNFIs Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, commented:
    Were very pleased that Teamsters Local 414 has ratified a new long-term labor agreement for our distribution center in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
  • UNFIs four-year contract with Local 414 maintains competitive benefit and wage terms in line with other facilities in the Midwest.
  • We believe this resolution is a positive development for UNFI, our valued associates in Fort Wayne and our customers.

Report: Black and White Workers Diverge on Racial Inequity in American Workplaces

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 11:00am

The study, surveying HR professionals and American workers during June 2020, examines race and inequality in the workplace.

Key Points: 
  • The study, surveying HR professionals and American workers during June 2020, examines race and inequality in the workplace.
  • Key findings from SHRMs Journey to Equity and Inclusion Report include:
    More than a third (35 percent) of Black American workers agree that discrimination based on race or ethnicity exists in their workplace, while only 7 percent of white workers agree.
  • Similarly, while 29 percent of white American workers say their workplace is not doing enough to promote racial justice in the world; among their Black colleagues, the number jumps to over 50 percent.
  • However, an equal amount (38 percent) of both Black and white American workers claim they dont feel comfortable engaging in candid conversations about race at work.

PRO Unlimited Appoints Kevin Akeroyd as Chief Executive Officer

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 11:02am

BOCA RATON, Fla., July 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- PRO Unlimited , a global innovator of contingent workforce management software and services, today announced the appointment of Kevin Akeroyd as its Chief Executive Officer.

Key Points: 
  • BOCA RATON, Fla., July 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- PRO Unlimited , a global innovator of contingent workforce management software and services, today announced the appointment of Kevin Akeroyd as its Chief Executive Officer.
  • "There is a dramatic shift occurring where skilled knowledge workers on the employee side, and the vast majority of employers trying to compete in the war for talent, are moving towards contingent labor over traditional full-time engagements," said Kevin Akeroyd, Chief Executive Officer at PRO Unlimited.
  • Earlier in his career, Akeroyd held Executive positions at companies including Jigsaw, Acxiom and RR Donnelley.
  • To learn more about PRO Unlimited, please visit PROUnlimited.com and follow the company on Twitter , Facebook and LinkedIn .

PRO Unlimited Appoints Kevin Akeroyd as Chief Executive Officer

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 11:02am

BOCA RATON, Florida, July 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- PRO Unlimited , a global innovator of contingent workforce management software and services, today announced the appointment of Kevin Akeroyd as its Chief Executive Officer.

Key Points: 
  • BOCA RATON, Florida, July 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- PRO Unlimited , a global innovator of contingent workforce management software and services, today announced the appointment of Kevin Akeroyd as its Chief Executive Officer.
  • "There is a dramatic shift occurring where skilled knowledge workers on the employee side, and the vast majority of employers trying to compete in the war for talent, are moving towards contingent labor over traditional full-time engagements," said Kevin Akeroyd, Chief Executive Officer at PRO Unlimited.
  • Earlier in his career, Akeroyd held Executive positions at companies including Jigsaw, Acxiom and RR Donnelley.
  • To learn more about PRO Unlimited, please visit PROUnlimited.com and follow the company on Twitter , Facebook and LinkedIn .

“It’s Time for Immediate Action in Long-term Care”: A Coalition of Unions Representing Frontline Healthcare Workers Respond to Ontario’s Long-term Care Commission

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 8:20pm

Transparency into those answers can only come with without limits and interference from the provincial government and the long-term care industry.

Key Points: 
  • Transparency into those answers can only come with without limits and interference from the provincial government and the long-term care industry.
  • We look forward to ensuring that the voices of our members on the frontline of this crisis are heard by the commissioners.
  • Healthcare workers in long-term care tell us the system is nowhere near prepared for a second wave of COVID-19.
  • Candace Rennick, Secretary-Treasurer, CUPE Ontario
    Premier Ford has publicly committed to fix long-term care, a promise we intend to hold him to.

Wonolo Releases Report Of Top-Paying U.S. Cities for Gig Workers

Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 12:00pm

"Now more than ever workers need access to living wage, rather than minimum wage, opportunities," said Wonolo CEO and cofounder, Yong Kim.

Key Points: 
  • "Now more than ever workers need access to living wage, rather than minimum wage, opportunities," said Wonolo CEO and cofounder, Yong Kim.
  • The report available here shows that in markets across the country (Pittsburgh, Phoenix, Las Vegas, New York, New Jersey, Austin, Nashville) the average pay gig workers using Wonolo earn is above the living wage.
  • The report is based on an analysis of tens of thousands of jobs workers accepted through Wonolo between April 2019 and June 2020.
  • Wonolo has more than 100 employees, including in their San Francisco and Nashville headquarters, serving workers and companies across the country.

Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware Denounces Governor Carney’s Misrepresentation of Racial Justice Efforts for Campaign Reelection Bid

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 4:01pm

Today, Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware (CPBD), denounced Governor Carney for misrepresenting his administrations efforts combatting COVID and orchestrating social justice reform as a deeper investigation showed no significant support for communities of color.

Key Points: 
  • Today, Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware (CPBD), denounced Governor Carney for misrepresenting his administrations efforts combatting COVID and orchestrating social justice reform as a deeper investigation showed no significant support for communities of color.
  • However, participating in press conferences and passing a toothless executive order to check boxes for his reelection campaign is negligent.
  • While their primary goal of saving the company has been accomplished, they continue their efforts to fight for more transparency in the Delaware Chancery Court.
  • For more information on Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware or to join the cause, visit DelawareForBusiness.org .

Vizient Urges Congress to Include Hospital Priorities in Upcoming COVID Relief Legislation

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 - 4:13pm

Vizient, Inc. today shared a letter with House and Senate leadership urging Congress to include several key legislative priorities in expected upcoming legislation to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Key Points: 
  • Vizient, Inc. today shared a letter with House and Senate leadership urging Congress to include several key legislative priorities in expected upcoming legislation to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Vizient also called on Congress to include legislation that would support the development of physician leaders in the future as well as recommended policies that would enhance state Medicaid programs.
  • Vizient also reiterated its request for Congress to make permanent several policy changes that have allowed telehealth services to be rapidly deployed during the pandemic.
  • It is vital that Congress consider including additional policies to provide support for hospitals in the upcoming COVID-19 relief legislative package.

Netwrix Reinvents Account Lockout Examiner Freeware to Support Remote Workforces

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 - 1:27pm

IRVINE, Calif., July 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Netwrix, a vendor that makes data security easy,announced today the upgrade of Netwrix Account Lockout Examiner.

Key Points: 
  • IRVINE, Calif., July 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Netwrix, a vendor that makes data security easy,announced today the upgrade of Netwrix Account Lockout Examiner.
  • With Netwrix Account Lockout Examiner, IT professionals are able to:
    Netwrix Account Lockout Examiner frees IT professionals from the tedious and error-prone task of manually analyzing cryptic log entries.
  • "We are very excited to introduce a new version of Netwrix Account Lockout Examiner, which many IT professionals already know and love.
  • To learn more about Netwrix Account Lockout Examiner and download this free tool, please visit https://www.netwrix.com/account_lockout_examiner.html .

Integrity Staffing Named As One Of Forbes' Best Temporary Staffing Firms For 2020

Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 1:00pm

NEWARK, Del., July 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Integrity Staffing Solutions, the engine of opportunity for job seekers across the United States, today announced that it has been recognized as part of Forbes' inaugural annual list of America's Best Temporary Staffing Firms for 2020.

Key Points: 
  • NEWARK, Del., July 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Integrity Staffing Solutions, the engine of opportunity for job seekers across the United States, today announced that it has been recognized as part of Forbes' inaugural annual list of America's Best Temporary Staffing Firms for 2020.
  • America's Best Temporary Staffing Firms list comprises the best-recruiting agencies based on the results of independent surveys involving over 26,000 external recruiters and 5,400 job candidates and hiring managers.
  • Out of more than 20,000 recruiting and staffing agencies in the United States, Integrity Staffing is proud to be recognized, with a 5-star rating, as one of America's Best Temporary Staffing Firms.
  • To learn more about Forbes 2020 list of America's Best Temporary Staffing Firms, click here.