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Workforce Development Issues at the Federal Level - Live Webinar

Workforce Development Issues at the Federal Level - Live Webinar

The International Association of Workforce Professionals (IAWP) is pleased to announce that one of Washington's foremost counselors on policy and legislative advocacy, Lee Foley, will present an update on new and emerging workforce development topics at the federal level. For more than 30 years, Lee has advised clients and represented various interests before the U.S. Congress and the Executive Branch. …

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Legislation Would Require Employers to Provide Worker Training

Legislation Would Require Employers to Provide Worker Training

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) has introduced Workers’ Right to Training Act requiring companies to provide advance notice of any technology changes that may affect workers’ jobs and provide training to these workers in advance of adopting the new technology. Specifically Brown’s bill would: Require companies to provide 180 days advanced notice to workers when new technology will change employment …

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A Little Kindness Goes a Long Way for Worker Performance and Health

A Little Kindness Goes a Long Way for Worker Performance and Health

Small gestures of kindness by employers can have big impacts on employees’ health and work performance, according to an international team of researchers. The team specifically examined the effects of employers enhancing the lunches of bus drivers in China with fresh fruit and found that it reduced depression among the drivers and increased their confidence in their own work performance. …

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CEO's Most Concerned About Talent and Recession

CEO's Most Concerned About Talent and Recession

A new global survey reveals that CEOs view a recession as their biggest external concern for 2019. They cited attracting and retaining talent as their top internal concern. Conducted each year by The Conference Board, the findings from C-Suite Challenge 2019™ also show that CEOs feel particularly uneasy about issues including global political instability, leader development, and trade. The report is based …

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