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Fairygodboss to take on parental leave challenge

At $US5 million in revenue and growing, it’s this interest from employers about best-in-class workplace benefits that is driving Fairygodboss forward. “There’s a war for talent, particularly in a tight labour market, and benefits are a big part of that,” Ms Huang said. Fairygodboss isn’t the only career-focused platform for …

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Road warrior: Henderson woman endures 314-mile ultramarathons

HENDERSON, Ky. – Sharon Carver doesn’t much believe in limitations — especially those that are self-imposed for herself or others. It’s a quality that allows the 49-year-old Henderson woman to participate in grueling ultramarathon events — races that exceed the length of marathons because, you know, sometimes 26.2 miles just isn’t …

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How to Thrive as a Working Parent

Daisy Dowling, founder and CEO of Workparent, says that moms and dads with jobs outside the home don’t have to feel stressed or guilty about trying to balance their professional and personal lives. The key is to tease apart the different challenges — from coping with feelings of loss to …

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Going well: Milton town team promotes good health at work

By NEIL ZAWICKI Two years on, the Wellness Team at the Milton Town Offices continues to make an impact on their workplace environment. It all started when Public Safety Assistant Mary Thompson got an email inviting the town to apply for a Worksite Wellness grant from the Vermont Department of …

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Oxfordshire parents’ court challenge over Christian assemblies

Image copyright Oxfordshire County Council Image caption Burford Primary School joined the Oxford Diocesan Schools Trust in 2015 A couple are taking the Church of England to court over Christian school assemblies which they say are “indoctrinating” their children. Lee and Lizanne Harris have been granted a judicial review in …

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Farmer student loan forgiveness bill proposed

Young farmers identified student loan debt as a major challenge By Diego FlamminiStaff WriterFarms.com Two U.S. Senators are trying to remove some of the challenges facing young American farmers. Senators Chris Murphy (D-CT) and Tom Udall (D-NM) introduced the Student Loan Forgiveness for Farmers and Ranchers Act on Thursday. If …

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Taking on the Challenge of Curbing Skyrocketing Student Loan Debt

By John UbaldiContributor, In Homeland Security One of the most challenging issues facing America is how to deal with the mounting student loan debt crisis that now totals $1.6 trillion and growing. This issue has stymied Washington. Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont last month proposed making all …

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