Local Distributor Donates Hospital-Type Disinfectant to Phoenix Rescue Mission

ProKure Solutions

Amidst rising COVID-19 cases, Phoenix-based ProKure Solutions has donated 123 gallons worth of hospital-type disinfectant for use in the Phoenix Rescue Mission’s high-traffic areas, including the food bank, cafeteria and warehouse. According to the Phoenix Rescue Mission, more than 25,800 people in Maricopa County experience homelessness each year. Amidst the COVID-19 global … [More]

Unemployment Weekly Jobless Claims Show Another 1.5M

U.S. Department of Labor

In the week ending June 13, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 1,508,000, a decrease of 58,000 from the previous week's revised level. The previous week's level was revised up by 24,000 from 1,542,000 to 1,566,000. The 4-week moving average was 1,773,500, a decrease of 234,500 from the previous week's revised average. The previous week's average was … [More]

Guidance as Non-Essential Businesses Reopen and Employees Return to Work

U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued guidance to assist employers reopening non-essential businesses and their employees returning to work during the evolving coronavirus pandemic. The guidance supplements the U.S. Department of Labor and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ previously developed … [More]

Act Now on PPP Loan Forgiveness


While the initial concern for business owners was getting funding from the PPP so they could continue to pay their employees, now the focus is on forgiveness of the loans. The next challenge for business owners is getting their PPP loans forgiven. The rules on forgiveness have changed so often, it’s hard for business owners to keep up.  Congress has extended the period in which … [More]

WEBINAR: U.S. Department of Labor to Host Compliance Assistance Webinars

U.S. Department of Labor

The U.S. Department of Labor will host four webinars in June and July to discuss how the Department is helping workers and employers by reducing regulatory burdens and making it easier to understand and comply with the law. The webinars will also provide an opportunity for workers, employers, and state and local governments to ask questions and discuss how the Department can … [More]

WebPT Bolsters Executive Team with Two Industry Veterans to Scale Operations


WebPT, the leading rehab therapy platform for enhancing patient care and fueling business growth, today announced the appointment of two prominent executives who will help drive the company’s continued year-over-year growth. Jason Heath joins as chief financial officer (CFO) and Ginger Miller as senior vice president (SVP) of revenue cycle management (RCM) operations. Heath, … [More]

Analysis Shows Child Care Tops Concerns about Returning to the Workplace


As states begin to slowly reopen their economies, one of the most discussed details in social media is focused on companies’ plans to return to the office. According to international social media analytics firm Talkwalker, perhaps the most important thing on people’s mind is related to childcare. Uncertainty about what school will look like in the future, coupled with folks … [More]

70% of Job Seekers Value a Company’s Commitment to Diversity when Evaluating Potential Employers

The Manifest

Most job seekers (70%) want to work for a company that demonstrates a commitment to diversity and inclusion, according to a new survey from The Manifest, a business news and how-to website. Protests against systemic racism and George Floyd's death have sparked discussions about diversity in the workplace. Although businesses are prohibited from discriminating against … [More]

Digital Processes Software Co. Announces Economic Recovery Software Grant Program

ScerIS, Inc.

ScerIS, Inc., a 27-year-old software developer and solutions resource that is changing the way its clients imagine, design and develop applications and efficient digital work processes, is excited to announce the ETCETERA® Economic Recovery Software Grant Program in partnership with Recruiting and Staffing Agencies nationwide. In an unprecedented effort to help facilitate … [More]

Hotel Report: $16.8B Tax Revenue Loss Nationwide, $312.5M in Arizona due to COVID-19

American Hotel & Lodging Association

As a result of the sharp drop in travel demand from COVID-19, state and local tax revenue from hotel operations will drop by $16.8 billion in 2020, according to a new report by Oxford Economics released today by the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA). Hotels have long served as an economic engine for communities of all sizes, from major cities, to beach resorts, … [More]

Poll: State and Local Government Employees Have Serious Concerns about Their Safety, Finances and Job Outlook

Center for State and Local Government Excellence

As the coronavirus outbreak continues to present many challenges to state and local governments, a new national poll reveals that public employees are deeply worried about their personal safety, family finances, losing their job, furloughs, and pay and benefit reductions. Despite their concerns, the research finds that public employees value serving their communities during … [More]

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