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Navigating the wilderness, avoiding predators urban and rural

Por: Courtland Milloy
How surviving in the Wyoming wilderness might help a kid from Southeast DC survive on the mean streets of the city

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The new corporate swag: Branded masks, sanitizer spray bottles and Zoom vanity light rings

Por: Jena McGregor
For businesses such as Lemonade, whose executives appeared in branded masks for their IPO, it’s a chance to demonstrate their socially conscious identity

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WeWork proposes post-coronavirus changes to shared-office layouts

Por: Jena McGregor
The plan calls for “buffer seating," sanitizer stations in common rooms and one-way hallway traffic patterns to avoid “bottlenecks”

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The companies that are pledging not to lay off workers amid the coronavirus unemployment crisis

Por: Jena McGregor
A record 6.6 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week. But some companies pledged to hold off on job cuts, and are offering workers a financial cushion.

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Employers are adding high-tech solutions to solve a low-tech problem: Getting more sleep

Por: Jena McGregor
Some employers are shifting from simply talking about better sleep — or giving employees tools to track it — to helping them with what to do about it.

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Oscar-winning ‘Hair Love’ director calls attention to efforts to ban race-based hair discrimination

Por: Jena McGregor
The CROWN Act, banning race-based discrimination hair discrimination, is being considered or has become law in at least 25 states.

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Goldman Sachs CEO says it won’t take a company public without diversity on its board

Por: Jena McGregor
The new policy starts this summer, and will increase to two directors in 2021.

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Delta workers to receive profit-sharing payouts worth 2 months’ pay

Por: Jena McGregor
Employees are set to receive $1.6 billion in cash payouts, Delta's largest employee profit-sharing pool on record and one that handily tops what many other companies offer their employees

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The shock of unemployment may push men into jobs traditionally held by women, study shows

Por: Jena McGregor
One particular factor — the loss of a job — pushed some men into taking jobs in female-dominated industries, such as nursing.

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New Jersey could soon become the nation’s first state to mandate severance for employees in mass layoffs

Por: Jena McGregor
New Jersey's "Toys R Us bill," which passed Monday, requires larger employers to give one week of pay per year of service and a longer period of notice.

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New Boeing CEO’s epic to-do list: Restart 737 Max production. Repair FAA links. And fix a culture where supervisors were called ‘monkeys.’

Por: Jena McGregor
The trove of internal Boeing documents -- that included discussions of manipulating regulators — add to the challenges stacking up for the aircraft maker's new CEO

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First there was ‘diversity.’ Then ‘inclusion.’ Now HR wants everyone to feel like they ‘belong.’

Por: Jena McGregor
The latest lingo — which appears most prevalent among Silicon Valley companies — reflects millennial and Gen Z employees’ expectations about work, diversity experts say, as well as the impression that other terms aren’t going far enough.

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Intel has publicly revealed pay data showing most top executives are white men

Por: Jena McGregor
Chipmaker says it hopes other companies will do the same — but so far they are hanging back.

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In overworked Japan, Microsoft tested a four-day workweek. Productivity soared 40 percent.

Por: Jena McGregor
It is the latest example of a growing global movement to experiment with the concept of a four-day workweek.

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Adam Neumann’s billion-dollar exit package from WeWork is a lesson in giving founders too much control

Por: Jena McGregor
Despite its stunning collapse, the company’s unorthodox and charismatic founder and former CEO, Adam Neumann, could still walk away with up to $1.2 billion.

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New York City comptroller pushes 56 companies to commit to diversity and adopt the NFL’s Rooney Rule

Por: Jena McGregor
About two dozen of the 56 companies on Stringer's list appear to have no minorities on their board.

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More states are trying to protect black employees who want to wear natural hairstyles at work

Por: Jena McGregor
It's still legal in most states to ban natural hair styles like braids or dreadlocks. But several state legislators -- and a coalition of civil rights groups -- are trying to change that

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An Obama-era rule to collect worker pay data is headed for the chopping block

Por: Jena McGregor
A controversial collection of pay data by employers — supported by equal pay activists but opposed by many employers — could soon be curtailed.

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‘We blew it’: Forbes named 99 men and only one woman on its list of ‘most innovative leaders’

Por: Jena McGregor
A Twitterstorm erupted after the list, developed by business professors and published by Forbes, included only one woman. Forbes has created a task force in response.

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What to watch for now that CEOs have rewritten the purpose of the corporation

Por: Jena McGregor
The Business Roundtable has abandoned shareholder primacy and embraced stakeholder capitalism.

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Group of top CEOs says maximizing shareholder profits no longer can be the primary goal of corporations

Por: Jena McGregor
The new statement, released Monday by the Business Roundtable -- whose members are CEOs of America’s largest companies -- suggests balancing the needs of a company’s various constituencies and comes at a time of widening income inequality, rising expectations for corporate behavior and proposals from Democratic lawmakers that aim to restructure American capitalism.

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