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Sinclair Broadcast Group to Cut 5% of Staff Amid ‘Profound Impact’ From Pandemic

Sinclair Broadcasting Group, one of the largest local station groups, is laying off around 5% of its staff amid a continued economic impact by the COVID-19 pandemic. “The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be felt across all sectors of the economy, something that can have a profound impact on a company as diversified as... go to Article >

The 33 most innovative HR leaders who steered employees through a global crisis — and the plans they're using to create more flexible, equitable...

4 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementTalent leaders have had their hands full. A global pandemic upended traditional models of work as employers across industries sent staff home from the office. Leaders in human resources were tasked with figuring out how... read more

UK greenhouse gases plummet almost nine per cent during Covid-hit 2020

24 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

But green groups warn without drastic action emissions could creep back up again this year after freak 2020 UK greenhouse gas emissions fell 8.9 per cent during 2020 amid the unprecedented disruption to the economy... read more

Loud commercials are infuriating Americans, and streaming TV is making them even worse

23 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementOn July 1, 1941, New York's NBC station made history by airing the world's first television commercial. With about 4,000 televisions in the region at the time, audience-wise it was not all that different from paying a guy... read more

Nicola Sturgeon rejects opposition claim 'something rotten at core of SNP' - live updates

53 Days ago News Source: Theguardian.com

Scottish first minister questioned about Alex Salmond claims at first minister’s questions Sturgeon: Salmond may have questions to answer about past conduct 2.06pm GMT Sir Keir Starmer has posted a tweet saying it is “outrageous” that Serco is... read more

Prisoners are 5 times more likely to get COVID-19 than the overall population. A 69-year old prisoner is trying to change that one livestream at a...

87 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementOn the evening that Rufus Rochelle saw the future, he was watching the news in a crowded room.  It was the common area inside the Coleman Federal Correctional Complex in Sumter County, Florida. Rochelle was there on a... read more

TCFD ASAP: Inside the fast-evolving world of TCFD reporting

59 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

The financial sector's seemingly sudden embrace of enhanced climate risk disclosures may have taken many by surprise, but the trend has actually been years in the making. Many of the sustainable investment bodies that... read more

Inside Morgan Stanley's blowout year, the culmination of James Gorman's decade-long war to win Wall Street

76 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementMorgan Stanley CEO James Gorman was giddy. His firm had just announced it was going to buy E-Trade in the largest takeover by a Wall Street bank since the financial crisis. It was a chilly day last February, three weeks... read more

The perks Gen Z wants most from their employers right now, including more flexible hours and new employee benefits

84 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementWhen Kobi Galvis graduated from Penn State University in 2019, he had $33,000 of student loan debt. He expected to be paying it off for the next 10 years.   But then he got a job offer for a technology consultant role at... read more

These 15 charts show the inequalities Black Americans still face

51 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementFebruary is Black History Month, when the achievements of Black Americans are recognized and celebrated. Although the US has come a long way in working toward equity in the workplace and recognizing the work and... read more

Is Boris Johnson Moving The Goalposts On NHS Pay As Well As Covid?

42 Days ago Other Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

You’re reading The Waugh Zone, our daily politics briefing. Sign up now to get it by email in the evening. Even before Boris Johnson first announced his roadmap for releasing lockdown last month, some Tory MPs felt his scientific advisers were... read more