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Money woes? More companies help workers build emergency funds

Money woes? More companies help workers build emergency funds

Published 11/01/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - At the Springdale Ice Cream and Beverage factory in Cincinnati, workers were coming to the human resources department with money troubles, [more…]

Keeping on truckin’: DHL seeks to counter driver shortages

Keeping on truckin’: DHL seeks to counter driver shortages

Published 21/12/2018

SEHLEM, Germany (Reuters) - Faced with a chronic shortage of truck drivers, logistics firm Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPWGn.DE) is trialing a new scheme to [more…]

In a tight labor market, companies bet big on five-year rewards

In a tight labor market, companies bet big on five-year rewards

Published 10/12/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - In the old days, longtime employees in the United States were honored with a gold watch after 30 years or so [more…]

Can better cancer care lower company’s health costs?

Can better cancer care lower company’s health costs?

Published 03/12/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - When companies try to tackle rising healthcare costs, shifting more of the burden to employees is increasingly the strategy of choice. [more…]

World Equestrian Games over but Bellissimo back in saddle

World Equestrian Games over but Bellissimo back in saddle

Published 24/09/2018

TRYON, North Carolina (Reuters) - Mark Bellissimo, the man who brought the FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) to this bucolic corner of recession ravaged North [more…]

Companies need older workers: here is why

Companies need older workers: here is why

Published 21/06/2018

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The demographic trend is no secret: the populations of the United States and other major industrial countries are getting older, and fast. [more…]

The rise of the apprentice: a European tradition comes to the U.S

The rise of the apprentice: a European tradition comes to the U.S

Published 31/05/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The growing number of apprenticeships in the U.S. has more to do with European companies importing the practice into their American [more…]

The next frontier in workplace wellness: financial health

The next frontier in workplace wellness: financial health

Published 24/05/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Study after study shows that money stress can be as bad for workplace productivity as back pain. The latest study, released [more…]

Ice hockey: Swedes beat Swiss in penalty shootout to defend world…

Ice hockey: Swedes beat Swiss in penalty shootout to defend world…

Published 20/05/2018

(Reuters) - Sweden defeated Switzerland in a dramatic penalty shootout after a pulsating Ice Hockey World Championship final at the Royal Arena in Copenhagen on [more…]

Welshman Williams reflects on world title win – naked

Welshman Williams reflects on world title win – naked

Published 08/05/2018

(Editor’s note: Language in the third paragraph might offend some readers) (Reuters) - Mark Williams stayed true to his word after clinching his third world [more…]