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Color Of Money

A vacation deprivation crisis: Americans are not using their PTO

September 7, 2018

BPT Americans need a vacation. More than half of working Americans, 52 percent, didn’t use all of their PTO last year, collectively leaving 705 million vacation days on the table. That means employers got 705 million of your hard-earned workdays for free. For the love of Jimmy Buffett, people, why are you essentially volunteering at…

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New collar jobs redefining Labor Day

August 31, 2018

NEWSUSA Labor Day originated as a celebration of American workers, but for many Americans it has become a time for barbeques and sales to celebrate the end of summer. What has happened to the support for labor in America when longtime stalwart industries such as the automotive industry are experiencing a skills gap and workforce…

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Lauren Simmons — The Lone Woman on Wall Street

August 28, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Lauren Simmons  (Photo: smashblocktv.com/youtube)   Simmons — the youngest and the only full-time female and African-American trader on floor of the New York Stock Exchange – reflected on her experiences at the Pyramid Club in Center City recently.   By Amy V. Simmons A love for numbers and devotion to a brother with…

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Career Wardrobe named Champion in Action in social entrepreneurship and enterprises category

August 3, 2018

Citizens Bank, NBC10/Telemundo62 and Philadelphia Media Network to provide $35,000 funding, public relations and volunteer support   Career Wardrobe, a nonprofit reducing barriers to work through professional clothing services and job readiness education, has been named a 2018 Champion in Action® in the category of social entrepreneurship & enterprises. The award, announced jointly by Citizens…

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PA Promise would give scholarships to Pennsylvania residents whose income is less than $110,000 per year

July 20, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  State Sen. Vincent Hughes   By Alyssa Biederman THENOTEBOOK.ORG Philadelphia legislators have introduced bills in the state Senate and House of Representatives that would give low-income and middle-class students full tuition scholarships to community colleges and state-related universities. The set of bills — referred to as “PA Promise” — would give scholarships to…

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