Monthly Archives: March 2012

Emanuel Puts $7 Billion Price Tag on Infrastructure Plans (Jaleesa Smith)

Emanuel Puts $7 Billion Price Tag on Infrastructure Plans Unveiling a plan for “Building a New Chicago,” Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday promoted a package of infrastructure initiatives that included very little that was new — except for its $7 … Continue reading

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Asked to read poem in a “blacker manner” (KT)

A Virginia high school English teacher is under investigation for allegedly asking the only black student in the class to read a poem in a “blacker” manner. Jordan Shumate, a ninth-grader at George C. Marshall High School in Falls Church, … Continue reading

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Law firm employees: We were fired for wearing orange shirts for happy hour (Mike Majer

  By NBCMiami.com They wore orange – and got fired for it. So say four former employees of the Elizabeth R. Wellborn P.A. law firm in Deerfield Beach who were terminated after they came to work in orange shirts on Friday, the … Continue reading

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How do you know if employee engagement is working?(Yeabsira P)

How do you know if employee engagement is working?(Yeabsira P) By John Davies Published March 12, 2012 Employee engagement is a powerful tool for integrating environmental thinking into company operations. With our ongoing work atGreenBiz.com’s Engaging Employees / Green Teams microsite, we’re providing … Continue reading

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Employee Engagement through Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Initiatives(Yeabsira P)

Employee Engagement through Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Initiatives(Yeabsira P) 16 Mar, 2012 15:23 CET Interview with Carol Sinclair, Senior Director, People & Organization at VON   Carol Sinclair answered a series of questions written by marcus evans before the forthcoming 3rd … Continue reading

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Eco Treasure Hunts: Employee Engagement that Gets Results (Casey Gold)

In the realm of corporate sustainability and social responsibility, employee engagement has become a very popular topic. Companies are looking for ways to leverage the knowledge and ingenuity of their employees in efforts to integrate smarter decision-making around sustainability issues … Continue reading

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Court clerk campaigns trade accusations over contributions AB

Employees of Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown have pumped hundreds of thousands of dollars into her campaign coffers since she first ran for office a dozen years ago, public records show. Brown continues to accept the donations despite … Continue reading

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