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Ending CRB without a long-term income security plan hurts workers

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 7:56pm

TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2021 /CNW/ - The federal government's decision to end theCanada Recovery Benefit (CRB) beforeimplementinga permanent fix for the country's inadequate Employment Insurance (EI) program will revert workers to failed pre-pandemic income security measures, Unifor says.

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  • TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2021 /CNW/ - The federal government's decision to end theCanada Recovery Benefit (CRB) beforeimplementinga permanent fix for the country's inadequate Employment Insurance (EI) program will revert workers to failed pre-pandemic income security measures, Unifor says.
  • The federal government cannot simply wind down a program that still supports 750,000 people without a viable, permanent income security replacement," said Jerry Dias, Unifor National President.
  • "The government gave themselves the flexibility to extend the recovery benefit for another month, and they should have done that."
  • Workers can't afford to go back to the shamefully inaccessible and inadequate EI system that we faced before the pandemic," continued Dias.

Training for health certificates dramatically boosted Hispanic employment and income

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 5:01pm

HOUSTON, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Short-term training programs for health care careers significantly boosted employment and income for Hispanics involved in a new study from Rice University, helping them overcome long-standing achievement gaps exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Key Points: 
  • HOUSTON, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Short-term training programs for health care careers significantly boosted employment and income for Hispanics involved in a new study from Rice University, helping them overcome long-standing achievement gaps exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Most of the graduates entered health care fields like medical assisting, radiology, surgical technology and medical billing and coding.
  • This is about helping learners enter health care careers while giving back to their communities.''
  • It examined education and job placement outcomes among approximately 6,400 Hispanic students enrolled at CHCP, the largest provider of allied health care training in Texas, between 2012 and 2018.

SaaS startup ProfitWheel secures USD 3 million in investment from top investors

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 4:00pm

BOSTON and MUMBAI, India, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Following close on the heels of its US operations launch in September 2021, SaaS Startup ProfitWheel recently announced securing a total capital raise of USD 3 million.

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  • BOSTON and MUMBAI, India, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Following close on the heels of its US operations launch in September 2021, SaaS Startup ProfitWheel recently announced securing a total capital raise of USD 3 million.
  • 50% of the total investment amount was acquired from Netcore Cloud, a leading acquisition, engagement and retention company and ProfitWheel co-founder, Vivek Bhargava.
  • The remaining 50% of ProfitWheel's investment is from over 15 respected Indian business leaders who have invested the remaining sum as an angel investment.
  • Aman Khanna, Co-founder ProfitWheel, stated, "ProfitWheel has been conceptualised as a global SaaS product company with the dream to become a multi-billion dollar enterprise.

CIO Leadership: How a ‘Trust and Inspire’ Leadership Model That Fosters Collaboration and Innovation Will Drive the Discussion at the In-Person 2021 HMG Live! Silicon Valley Global Innovation Summit on October 29

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 4:09pm

Silicon Valley Global Innovation Summit in-person on October 29 at the Hotel Nia in Menlo Park, CA.

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  • Silicon Valley Global Innovation Summit in-person on October 29 at the Hotel Nia in Menlo Park, CA.
  • World-class business technology and innovation executives speaking at the 2021 HMG Live!
  • Silicon Valley Global Innovation Summit will include:
    Brad Arkin, SVP, Chief Security & Trust Officer, Cisco
    Valued Partners for the 2021 HMG Live!
  • Silicon Valley Global Innovation Summit include Aisera, Akamai, Auth0, Azul, BetterCloud, Darktrace, Forescout Technologies, Globant, Nutanix, Palo Alto Networks, RingCentral, SafeGuard Cyber, Skybox Security, Zoom and Zscaler.

Martin Robert, PhD. Joins Pleio, Inc. to Energize Innovation in Patient Engagement

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 3:15pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Pleio, Inc announced today that Martin Robert will head up their new Product innovation lab.

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  • NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Pleio, Inc announced today that Martin Robert will head up their new Product innovation lab.
  • Pleio, Inc. meets patient demands and hires a new PhD to leverage AI innovation and product development.
  • Over the last 25 years, Martin has worked in specialized medical education and communications companies to blaze trails in innovation and new product development.
  • Pleio is a leading patient support company focused on "patients as people" to help close the adherence gaps and drive better patient engagement.

athenahealth MSSP ACO Customers Achieve $143 Million in Shared Savings in 2020

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 3:00pm

Among athenahealths ACO customers, 81% generated shared savings and 100% avoided losses.

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  • Among athenahealths ACO customers, 81% generated shared savings and 100% avoided losses.
  • The 2020 results demonstrate the power of athenahealths Population Health platform and its experience helping ACO customers deliver care that focuses on value and patient outcomes.
  • We are proud of this performance and of delivering strong results for our customers, said Paul Brient, chief product officer at athenahealth.
  • 1 Based upon January 2020 Performance Year Financial and Quality Results, published by CMS ( https://data.cms.gov/medicare-shared-savings-program/performance-year-fi... ), and athenahealth Population Health 2020 data.

Proptech Startup PURE Property Management Reaches 10,000 Doors Managed in its First Year of Operation

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 2:00pm

LOS GATOS,Calif., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- PURE Property Management reached 10,000 single-family residential (SFR) doors under management in its first year of operation.

Key Points: 
  • LOS GATOS,Calif., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- PURE Property Management reached 10,000 single-family residential (SFR) doors under management in its first year of operation.
  • PURE has grown to over 100 employees, more than 1,000 years of combined experience, is profitable, and is accelerating its growth.
  • Catalano is an experienced real estate investor and entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience operating, acquiring, and growing property management companies.
  • PURE Property Management is the fastest growing profitable residential property management and technology company in the U.S.

Concern over managing cyber threats at an all-time high for nearly half of Canadian executives

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 1:33pm

TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2021 /CNW/ - The EY Global Information Security Survey 2021 findings show 41% of Canadian leaders have never been as concerned about managing cyber threats the business faces.

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  • TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2021 /CNW/ - The EY Global Information Security Survey 2021 findings show 41% of Canadian leaders have never been as concerned about managing cyber threats the business faces.
  • The EY survey finds that only 24% of Canadian organizations bring cyber and privacy in at the planning stage.
  • A further 40% of organizations view the relationship between security, product development and R&D teams as neutral, characterized by low levels of consultation.
  • A further 73% of Canadian executives say the cyber function doesn't enable innovation a missed opportunity according to Appalraju.

ePlus Launches Suite of Security Services to Address Cyber Insurance Requirement Concerns

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 1:30pm

HERNDON, Va., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --ePlus inc. (NASDAQ NGS: PLUS news )today announced that it has launched a suite of security services to help organizations address requirements relating to increasingly stringent cyber liability insurance standards.

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  • HERNDON, Va., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --ePlus inc. (NASDAQ NGS: PLUS news )today announced that it has launched a suite of security services to help organizations address requirements relating to increasingly stringent cyber liability insurance standards.
  • Announced during National Cyber Security Awareness Month, ePlus' suite of Cyber Services is designed to help remedy security posture gaps that may hinder insurability or lead to rising premium costs.
  • Cyber Insurance Consulting: Helps evaluate mandates from cyber insurers and guides organizations toward security frameworks expected by providers of cyber liability insurance.
  • "The suite of ePlus Cyber Services are architected with these higher standards in mind, helping organizations to remedy gaps and address market concerns that raise the bar on their overall security posture.

Blue Collar Brain Launches Initiative To Help Promote The Skilled Trades As Career Options

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 1:00pm

But where do you go to find out about the many options that exist in the skilled trades ?

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  • But where do you go to find out about the many options that exist in the skilled trades ?
  • With more trade jobs available than there are workers to fill them, Blue Collar Brain launched their website to help those looking for new career opportunities find options as skilled tradespeople.
  • Blue Collar Brain, launched in 2021, is a resource to help bring awareness to the various skilled trade opportunities that make amazing careers.
  • We help career seekers by providing career guides, interviews and other resources to help them find a career opportunity that most matches their interests and skills.