While thousands are gathering along the Mall in Washington, DC today, thousands more will be walking off their fast food and retail jobs to protest low wages. Fifty years after the March for Jobs and Freedom and MLK’s “I have a dream” speech, what do we do about a society that offers increasingly less opportunity for those who are willing to work hard, and long, and well?
The Role of the Ecosystem in Life
One of the current trends in education is to teach on the basis of what is called the Core Curriculum. Under the science area from grade 5 on the students are presented with the concept that “organisms can only survive in environments in which their needs are met. Within ecosystems, organisms interact with and are dependent on their physical and living environment. Some changes in ecosystems occur slowly, while others occur rapidly.
EEOC Enforcement Guidance
- SUBJECT: Enforcement Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Decisions Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e et seq.
- PURPOSE: The purpose of this Enforcement Guidance is to consolidate and update the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s guidance documents regarding the use of arrest or conviction records in employment decisions under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e et seq.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC or Commission) Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2012 - 2016 directed the Commission to develop a Strategic Enforcement Plan (SEP) that (1) establishes priorities and (2) integrates all components of EEOC's private, public, and federal sector enforcement.1
In the wake of low employee engagement scores, executive leadership at Marsh–a global leader in insurance broking and risk management–committed to making the company a great place to work.
Leading the charge on this initiative was Ben Brooks, Marsh’s SVP and Global Director, Enterprise Communications and Colleague Engagement, and Laurie Ledford, Chief Human Resources Officer of parent company Marsh & McLennan Companies.