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J Weekly
deathsForum for her first book of poems in 1969. Among her many awards were grants fr
deaths
J Weekly / Posted 14 hours ago
Forum for her first book of poems in 1969. Among her many awards were grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, a Rockefeller Foundation residency at Bellagio, the Pushcart Prize, the Shelley Memorial Award for lifetime achievement from... Read more
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Pasadena Weekly
Home Schoolobservation class, now in its 84th year, was first developed by Dr. Gertrude La
Home School
Pasadena Weekly / Posted 22 hours ago
observation class, now in its 84th year, was first developed by Dr. Gertrude Laws, recipient of a Laura Spelman Rockefeller Foundation Grant, and Pauline Gartzmann. The first “Play Group” took place at Tournament Park at Caltech in 1933... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Wellington forges ahead with resilience planGlobally, 100 cities are undertaking similar work as part of the 100 Resilient
Wellington forges ahead with resilience plan
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Globally, 100 cities are undertaking similar work as part of the 100 Resilient Cities movement, pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation.Wellington’s Resilience Strategy has been led by a steering group comprising leaders from the... Read more
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Arkansas Times
The discipline gapfor Children and Families and Arkansas State University. A grant from the W.K.
The discipline gap
Arkansas Times / Posted yesterday
for Children and Families and Arkansas State University. A grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation funds the effort. Much has changed in the past eight years, Majors said. Mark Johnson graduated high... Read more
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Boston Globe
MIT focuses on technologies that help low and middle-income workersGlobe, received financial backing for the prizes from several nonprofits, inclu
MIT focuses on technologies that help low and middle-income workers
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
Globe, received financial backing for the prizes from several nonprofits, including Chicago-based Joyce Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation, and from Google founder Eric Schmidt and his wife, Wendy. One competition is unlikely to drive... Read more
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Fortune
How Time Warner's Former CEO Is Helping Democratize Cancer Researchand Time Warner CEO, has tackled everything from the world’s most scrutinized m
How Time Warner's Former CEO Is Helping Democratize Cancer Research
Fortune / Posted 6 days ago
and Time Warner CEO, has tackled everything from the world’s most scrutinized media merger to serving as chairman of the Rockefeller Foundation. But about a year and a half ago, Parsons was forced to stare down one of his biggest challenges to... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
Tale of Two Plansawarded a $5 million grant from the JPB Foundation, John S. and James L. Knight
Tale of Two Plans
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 7 days ago
awarded a $5 million grant from the JPB Foundation, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the Kresge Foundation, and the Rockefeller Foundation, and that will be matched by public and private donations. The Fourth Bluff project will activate the... Read more
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Breitbart
‘Surprise That Will End Trump’: Globalists Registering 8 Million ‘Global Citizens’ To Vote HillaryPatel has worked for – either directly or as a consultant – numerous globalist
‘Surprise That Will End Trump’: Globalists Registering 8 Million ‘Global Citizens’ To Vote Hillary
Breitbart / Posted 8 days ago
Patel has worked for – either directly or as a consultant – numerous globalist foundations and corporations such as the Rockefeller Foundation and the Gates Foundation. According to POLITICO, Mr. Soros has committed around $25 million to... Read more
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ajc.com
Rockefeller Foundation to help Atlanta see its futureAtlanta is getting some high-profile help in planning its future. The Rockefel
Rockefeller Foundation to help Atlanta see its future
ajc.com / Posted 10 days ago
Atlanta is getting some high-profile help in planning its future. The Rockefeller Foundation has added Georgia’s capitol to its 100 Resilient Cities network, which offers financial and logistical support to metro areas trying to take a long view of... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Batesville Impact Plan Living Up to Its Namethe way preachers refer to the Good Book, and it helped the chamber win a two-p
Batesville Impact Plan Living Up to Its Name
Arkansas Business / Posted 11 days ago
the way preachers refer to the Good Book, and it helped the chamber win a two-part grant totaling $67,000 from the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation of Little Rock. Thank You For Subscribing! That money, in turn, is being divided into "mini-grants"... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Electronic music maverick Buchla diessounds, and worked at the San Francisco Tape Music Center as both a composer an
Electronic music maverick Buchla dies
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 days ago
sounds, and worked at the San Francisco Tape Music Center as both a composer and a technician. In 1965, with $500 from a Rockefeller Foundation grant made to the Tape Music Center, the composers Morton Subotnick and Ramon Sender commissioned... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
West Side News & Notesof four national foundations — The JPB Foundation, John S. and James L. Knight
West Side News & Notes
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 14 days ago
of four national foundations — The JPB Foundation, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, The Kresge Foundation and The Rockefeller Foundation — that seek to foster civic engagement, economic opportunity and environmental sustainability through... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Farmers Abandon Chemicals in Grain Storagetreatment in grain storage, sparing themselves with health risks associated wit
Farmers Abandon Chemicals in Grain Storage
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
treatment in grain storage, sparing themselves with health risks associated with their use. An Associate Director of The Rockefeller Foundation which supports farmers with the solutions, Betty Kibaara said the farmers were abandoning use of... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Wellington Mayor congratulates Christchurchexperiences.Christchurch and Wellington are both part of the global 100 Resilie
Wellington Mayor congratulates Christchurch
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 17 days ago
experiences.Christchurch and Wellington are both part of the global 100 Resilient Cities network initiated by the Rockefeller Foundation. Christchurch joined the network in 2013 and Wellington joined in 2014.The 100 Resilient Cities... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
How Women Leaders Emerge From Leaderless Groupsjust 3% of new CEOs in the U.S., 5.1% of Fortune 1000 CEOs, and 4% of Standard
How Women Leaders Emerge From Leaderless Groups
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 17 days ago
just 3% of new CEOs in the U.S., 5.1% of Fortune 1000 CEOs, and 4% of Standard and Poor’s 500 CEOs. A recent survey by the Rockefeller Foundation also found that nine in 10 respondents thought there were more female business leaders than there... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Council signs Christchurch resilience pledgeDecember 2013 Christchurch was among the first 33 cities selected international
Council signs Christchurch resilience pledge
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 17 days ago
December 2013 Christchurch was among the first 33 cities selected internationally to join the 100RC network. Led by the Rockefeller Foundation, 100RC is dedicated to helping cities around the world become more resilient to physical, social and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Asked to Waive Tax On Grain Storage Equipmentsin efforts to curb food waste and spoilage occurring across the value chain. A
Govt Asked to Waive Tax On Grain Storage Equipments
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
in efforts to curb food waste and spoilage occurring across the value chain. According to an Associate Director of The Rockefeller Foundation which supports farmers with the post-harvest loss reducing technologies, Betty Kibaara, the 18 per... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Moon Sends Special UN Envoy to New York Summitof International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank Group (WBG), African Developme
Moon Sends Special UN Envoy to New York Summit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
of International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank Group (WBG), African Development Bank (AfDB), Bill Gates Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation and a delegation from the European Union are also expected to feature prominently during the panel... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Case for Smallholder Farmers and Why Resilient Cities Matter to AfricaThe Rockefeller Foundation president, Judith Rodin spoke to Allan Olingo on its
The Case for Smallholder Farmers and Why Resilient Cities Matter to Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
The Rockefeller Foundation president, Judith Rodin spoke to Allan Olingo on its interventions in Africa's agriculture and its impact on productivity, food supplies, farmer profits and resilient communities. I can share three notable examples. First,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dramatic Improvements in Paynesville City Deserve Commendationpushed for Paynesville to be part of an international program, 100 Resilient Ci
Dramatic Improvements in Paynesville City Deserve Commendation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
pushed for Paynesville to be part of an international program, 100 Resilient Cities a US$170 million effort launched by the Rockefeller Foundation meant to help cities around the world build resilience to social, economic, physical and other... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
$30 Billion to Benefit Farmers, Strengthening Africa's Agriculturesee Africa’s agriculture benefit from US $3 billion pledged by the Internationa
$30 Billion to Benefit Farmers, Strengthening Africa's Agriculture
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
see Africa’s agriculture benefit from US $3 billion pledged by the International Fund for Agricultural Development. The Rockefeller Foundation committed to contributing US $180 million towards investments in human resilience to catalyse... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Judge dismisses $1 billion Guatemalan syphilis experiement case against Hopkins, othersthat the they have not provided facts to support their legal claims," Hopkins s
Judge dismisses $1 billion Guatemalan syphilis experiement case against Hopkins, others
Baltimore Sun / Posted 20 days ago
that the they have not provided facts to support their legal claims," Hopkins said in a statement. The suit also names the Rockefeller Foundation and Bristol-Meyers Squibb. The Rockefeller Foundation said in a statement that it had no role in the... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
City and Rockefeller Foundation jointly create CUNY Cultural CorpsNew York City's Department of Cultural Affairs and the Rockefeller Foundation h
City and Rockefeller Foundation jointly create CUNY Cultural Corps
Crain's New York Business / Posted 20 days ago
New York City's Department of Cultural Affairs and the Rockefeller Foundation have each contributed $500,000 to create the CUNY Cultural Corps. The initiative will place 85 CUNY students in paid internships at 32 New York City-based cultural... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Paynesville City On Steady Path to 100 Resilient Cities Statureof getting selected as one of 100 Resilient Cities in the world to form part of
Paynesville City On Steady Path to 100 Resilient Cities Stature
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
of getting selected as one of 100 Resilient Cities in the world to form part of a US$170 million effort launched by the Rockefeller Foundation, a process meant to help cities around the world build resilience to social, economic, physical and... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
NYC to finance internships at cultural institutionsNew York Times (http://nyti.ms/2c3cRi5 ) reports that the $1 million initiative
NYC to finance internships at cultural institutions
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 20 days ago
New York Times (http://nyti.ms/2c3cRi5 ) reports that the $1 million initiative will be funded by the city and the Rockefeller Foundation. It will offer internships to 85 City University of New York students at 32 cultural institutions,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cassava Sector Targets N1.5 Trillion Output By 2021Gates Foundation to contribute $5 billion over the next five years and $180 mil
Cassava Sector Targets N1.5 Trillion Output By 2021
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
Gates Foundation to contribute $5 billion over the next five years and $180 million in additional commitments from The Rockefeller Foundation. Other agriculture investors and development partners funding is coming World Food Programme (WFP) to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rockefeller Pledges Support for First Lady's Referral HospitalNairobi — Rockefeller Foundation has pledged to collaborate with First Lady Mar
Rockefeller Pledges Support for First Lady's Referral Hospital
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
Nairobi — Rockefeller Foundation has pledged to collaborate with First Lady Margaret Kenyatta in the construction of the proposed Sh2.2 billion Beyond Zero referral Hospital. Rockefeller President Dr Judith Seitz Rodin told the First Lady during a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Farm Boost of U.S.$30 Billion Aimed at Helping Africa 'Feed Itself'was awarded the new Africa Food Prize this week. LESS WASTE, MORE FERTILISER
Farm Boost of U.S.$30 Billion Aimed at Helping Africa 'Feed Itself'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
was awarded the new Africa Food Prize this week. LESS WASTE, MORE FERTILISER A further $180 million was pledged by the Rockefeller Foundation, including $130 million for AGRA's Yieldwise initiative to strengthen crop storage, handling and... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Farm boost of $30b aimed at helping Africa 'feed itself'who was awarded the new Africa Food Prize this week. LESS WASTE, MORE FERTILIS
Farm boost of $30b aimed at helping Africa 'feed itself'
Eye Witness News / Posted 21 days ago
who was awarded the new Africa Food Prize this week. LESS WASTE, MORE FERTILISER A further $180 million was pledged by the Rockefeller Foundation, including $130 million for AGRA's Yieldwise initiative to strengthen crop storage, handling and... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
City and Rockefeller Foundation jointly create CUNY Cultural CorpsNew York City's Department of Cultural Affairs and the Rockefeller Foundation h
City and Rockefeller Foundation jointly create CUNY Cultural Corps
Crain's New York Business / Posted 21 days ago
New York City's Department of Cultural Affairs and the Rockefeller Foundation have each contributed $500,000 to create the CUNY Cultural Corps. The initiative will place 85 CUNY students in paid internships at 32 New York City-based cultural... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Farm boost of US$30 billion aimed at helping Africa 'feed itself'was awarded the new Africa Food Prize this week. LESS WASTE, MORE FERTILIZER
Farm boost of US$30 billion aimed at helping Africa 'feed itself'
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 days ago
was awarded the new Africa Food Prize this week. LESS WASTE, MORE FERTILIZER A further US$180 million was pledged by the Rockefeller Foundation, including US$130 million for AGRA's Yieldwise initiative to strengthen crop storage, handling and... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Grant earmarked for improving Fourth Bluff along riverfrontgrant from a partnership of The JPB Foundation, the John S. and James L. Knight
Grant earmarked for improving Fourth Bluff along riverfront
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 21 days ago
grant from a partnership of The JPB Foundation, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, The Kresge Foundation and The Rockefeller Foundation. Ryan Poe is a politics and policy reporter for the InforMemphis team at The Commercial Appeal. He... Read more
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Reuters
Farm boost of $30 billion aimed at helping Africa 'feed itself'was awarded the new Africa Food Prize this week. LESS WASTE, MORE FERTILIZER
Farm boost of $30 billion aimed at helping Africa 'feed itself'
Reuters / Posted 21 days ago
was awarded the new Africa Food Prize this week. LESS WASTE, MORE FERTILIZER A further $180 million was pledged by the Rockefeller Foundation, including $130 million for AGRA's Yieldwise initiative to strengthen crop storage, handling and... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
$5 million matching grant brings big boost to ‘Fourth Bluff’ and moregrant comes from a partnership of four foundations, The JPB Foundation, John S.
$5 million matching grant brings big boost to ‘Fourth Bluff’ and more
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 21 days ago
grant comes from a partnership of four foundations, The JPB Foundation, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, The Rockefeller Foundation, and The Kresge Foundation, whose President and CEO Rip Rapson toured Memphis last month, touting the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Why money is an impoverished metric of generosityimpact of gifts cannot be assessed in terms of their monetary value. For examp
Why money is an impoverished metric of generosity
PhysOrg / Posted 21 days ago
impact of gifts cannot be assessed in terms of their monetary value. For example, in the early 20th century, both the Rockefeller Foundation and the Carnegie Institution gave large amounts of money to fund eugenics programs designed to improve... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sh3 Trillion Commitments to Improve Africa's Agricultural Sectorin the next ten years. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation pledged Sh500 bil
Sh3 Trillion Commitments to Improve Africa's Agricultural Sector
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
in the next ten years. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation pledged Sh500 billion over the next five years while the Rockefeller Foundation pledged Sh18 billion. "Food loss and waste across the value chain threatens farmers' livelihoods and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Africa Losing Sh400 Billion Yearly in Post Harvest Lossesthat we are importing agricultural goods worth Sh3.5 trillion, these statistics
Africa Losing Sh400 Billion Yearly in Post Harvest Losses
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
that we are importing agricultural goods worth Sh3.5 trillion, these statistics need to turn around," he added. The Rockefeller Foundation states that more than 40 percent of staple food produced in Africa is lost before it reaches the... Read more
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New York Magazine
When Will New York City Sink? Sooner Than You Think.of Modern Art called “Rising Currents.” Afterward, they began to apply their de
When Will New York City Sink? Sooner Than You Think.
New York Magazine / Posted 22 days ago
of Modern Art called “Rising Currents.” Afterward, they began to apply their design principles in real life, working on a Rockefeller Foundation–funded project called Structures of Coastal Resilience. In New York, the initiative’s primary focus is... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Coalition calls on companies to end on-call, last-minute schedulinglarge retailers with New York's attorney general to end the practice in that st
Coalition calls on companies to end on-call, last-minute scheduling
Chicago Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
large retailers with New York's attorney general to end the practice in that state. The Center for Popular Democracy, the Rockefeller Foundation and the online organization Purpose are calling for scheduling at least two weeks in advance,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
We Can End Global Hunger - Kofi Annanyear's Sustainable Development Goals, the tide is turning. With the help of th
We Can End Global Hunger - Kofi Annan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
year's Sustainable Development Goals, the tide is turning. With the help of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation, the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) was created in 2006. It has already has become a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Seizing the Moment to End Global Hungerlast year's Sustainable Development Goals, the tide is turning. With the help
Seizing the Moment to End Global Hunger
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
last year's Sustainable Development Goals, the tide is turning. With the help of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Rockefeller Foundation, the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) was created in 2006. In just a short period of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
In N.Y., bosses hit on on-call scheduleslarge retailers with New York's attorney general to end the practice in that st
In N.Y., bosses hit on on-call schedules
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
large retailers with New York's attorney general to end the practice in that state. The Center for Popular Democracy, the Rockefeller Foundation and the online organization Purpose are calling for scheduling at least two weeks in advance,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Regional Leaders Urged to Address Issues Impeding Agric Growthwants to engage more. How do we support them? How do our leaders seize the mom
Regional Leaders Urged to Address Issues Impeding Agric Growth
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
wants to engage more. How do we support them? How do our leaders seize the moment?" The Managing Director of Africa for Rockefeller Foundation, Mamadou Biteye said it was concerning to see agriculture declining while other sectors were... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Group calls for ending on-call and last-minute work schedulinglarge retailers with New York's attorney general to end the practice in that st
Group calls for ending on-call and last-minute work scheduling
Los Angeles Times / Posted 23 days ago
large retailers with New York's attorney general to end the practice in that state. The Center for Popular Democracy, the Rockefeller Foundation and the online organization Purpose are calling for scheduling at least two weeks in advance, thereby... Read more
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The Morning Call
Coalition calls on companies to end on-call, last-minute schedulinglarge retailers with New York's attorney general to end the practice in that st
Coalition calls on companies to end on-call, last-minute scheduling
The Morning Call / Posted 23 days ago
large retailers with New York's attorney general to end the practice in that state. The Center for Popular Democracy, the Rockefeller Foundation and the online organization Purpose are calling for scheduling at least two weeks in advance,... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
NY coalition pushes for reliable work schedules nationallyjobs, often part-time and subject to last-minute scheduling practices. The Wor
NY coalition pushes for reliable work schedules nationally
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 23 days ago
jobs, often part-time and subject to last-minute scheduling practices. The Workshift campaign, formed by Purpose and the Rockefeller Foundation last year, says employer software aimed at savings and efficiency is behind the growth in last-minute... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
NY coalition pushes for reliable work schedules nationallylarge retailers with New York's attorney general to end the practice in that st
NY coalition pushes for reliable work schedules nationally
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 23 days ago
large retailers with New York's attorney general to end the practice in that state. The Center for Popular Democracy, the Rockefeller Foundation and the online organization Purpose are calling for scheduling at least two weeks in advance,... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
NY coalition pushes for reliable work schedules nationallylarge retailers with New York's attorney general to end the practice in that st
NY coalition pushes for reliable work schedules nationally
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 23 days ago
large retailers with New York's attorney general to end the practice in that state. The Center for Popular Democracy, the Rockefeller Foundation and the online organization Purpose are calling for scheduling at least two weeks in advance,... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
NY coalition pushes for reliable work schedules nationallylarge retailers with New York's attorney general to end the practice in that st
NY coalition pushes for reliable work schedules nationally
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 23 days ago
large retailers with New York's attorney general to end the practice in that state. The Center for Popular Democracy, the Rockefeller Foundation and the online organization Purpose are calling for scheduling at least two weeks in advance,... Read more
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