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Understanding Leadership in the Workplace
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Understanding Leadership in the Workplace

New York, NY – There is no time for panic. In fact, there is no time for anything except a strategy to repair our economy and the workplace. Given the recent status of a countrywide uptick of Covid infections, now is not the time to point fingers or look for blame.  Instead, now is the…

Essential Tips on Maintaining a Healthy Work/Life Balance
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Essential Tips on Maintaining a Healthy Work/Life Balance

New York, NY – After some math and careful calculations, the old saying is true: There are not enough hours in the day. The trick to wellness, is to create a steady balance between work life and homelife. Otherwise, disruption between the two can take away from both personal and professional efficiency. In fairness, most…

Coping with COVID’s Impact on Worker Health & Well-being
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Coping with COVID’s Impact on Worker Health & Well-being

New York, NY – With an obvious focus on both our political and financial futures, jobless concerns and unemployment worries are an impending threat to the working world. There is no concrete evidence of a Covid vaccine which would allow schools and businesses to fully reopen. And unfortunately, local spikes of Covid infections have caused…

Meet Michael Fina – Radius Bank’s Top Union Advocate
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Meet Michael Fina – Radius Bank’s Top Union Advocate

New York, NY — Have you seen this person? If you have attended a labor event over the past few years in New York or New Jersey chances are you have. Meet Michael Fina, the Regional Sales & Relationship Executive from Radius Bank [www.radiusbank.com].     Michael’s energy, dedication and support within the labor market is commendable — as…

Bright Horizons Leaves Students’ Favorite Teachers Out in the Cold
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Bright Horizons Leaves Students’ Favorite Teachers Out in the Cold

NEW YORK, N.Y.—As a group of teachers facing layoffs the next day tried to negotiate better terms with the Bright Horizons chain of child-care centers on Sept. 29, a group of parents, children, and other teachers milled about under a construction scaffold outside on West 23rd Street. A girl in a salmon-colored T-shirt sat in…

Pressure on Bill de Blasio to Give up Mayoral Control of Schools
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Pressure on Bill de Blasio to Give up Mayoral Control of Schools

New York, NY – Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic with schemes for hybrid in-person and digital learning, has unintentionally brought back the issue of mayoral control of the city’s school system — a matter the mayor fiercely fought for back in 2017. Prior to de Blasio’s current tenure…

COVID Crisis and the Toll on Our Mental Health
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COVID Crisis and the Toll on Our Mental Health

New York, NY​ – Although plans for a Coronavirus vaccine are still unclear as we move into the cooler months of autumn, some of our city’s prior mental health initiatives have given way to Covid updates and stories about infections. Before the outbreak, companies were rapidly spending more for the mental health of their employees….

Hunter College Educators, Parents Demand COVID Testing, Ventilation Inspections and Contact Tracing
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Hunter College Educators, Parents Demand COVID Testing, Ventilation Inspections and Contact Tracing

New York, NY – On Wednesday, September 16, angry Hunter College educators rallied outside the campus demanding random COVID-19 testing, room-by-room ventilation inspections and contact tracing. “Why are Hunter Campus Schools students, teachers and staff not entitled to the same safety standards as all other New York City public school students? Are Hunter College and CUNY…

Parents, Teachers Unite Against ‘Super-Spreader’ School Reopenings
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Parents, Teachers Unite Against ‘Super-Spreader’ School Reopenings

New York, NY – The city may have agreed to delay in-person classes for 10 days amid a potential strike from the UFT, but for some parents it’s not enough to ensure the safety of their youngest loved ones. Earlier this month, Tanesha Grant, the former administrator for the Wall of Moms chapter in New…

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