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Forty-four percent of U.S. employers offer their workers paid time off to vote, and for good reason. Giving employees time to vote demonstrates a commitment to our most important civic duty and aligns corporate brands with customer values.
The ‘most comprehensive agreement ever’ on global health. That’s what the declaration is being called. During the United Nation’s (UN) recent General Assembly, the UN Member States adopted a high-level political declaration to ensure that all have access to essential, equitable and quality health services without experiencing financial hardship. The declaration accelerates progress towards universal health coverage by 2030.
Every 40 seconds, someone loses their life to suicide, and many more people attempt to hurt or kill themselves. October 10 is World Mental Health Day. This year’s theme is focus on suicide prevention. Suicide isn’t something that is unique to any or country or region of the world; in fact over 79% of suicides take place in low- or middle- income countries. And in the U.S., suicide rates rose across the country between 1999 and 2016.
Throughout Workforce Strategy, attendees shared experiences, strategies and secrets to tackle some of today’s toughest employer challenges.