Sizzling Summer Golf Savings in Scottsdale

by Mike Hunter

“It’s a dry heat,” Arizonans say, and visitors echo. It’s true, summers in Scottsdale are HOT, but it’s not just the numbers shown on the weather app that are sizzling. The savings at Scottsdale’s hottest golf courses and posh resorts are too, with rates dropping by up to 60 percent compared to peak season rates. Scottsdale is the ultimate summer golf escape and … [More]

Helping Businesses Meet New Safety Protocols

Storage Equipment Systems, Inc.

With Arizona's economic restart now fully underway, local businesses are scrambling to implement new safety and health protocols to keep their workers and customers safe. Demand for products such as plexiglass shields and dividers has skyrocketed more than 500 percent overnight. "The demand for social distancing products is strong across all industries,” says Jim Radzik, … [More]

Sunday, See Ballet Arizona’s Virtual Event on YouTube Channel

Ballet Arizona

During this difficult time, you might be missing nights out at the Ballet but you can still get your fill of culture with Ballet Arizona’s Virtual Events! We are excited to offer our community these free & engaging virtual events to brighten the day while our stage is dark. Please make sure to check back regularly as new events are added often. Thank you again for … [More]

Market Analysis from a Global Perspective as Gains Are Seen

By Joshua Mahony

The risk associated with the US jobs report is being cast aside as markets move higher once again. Travel stocks lead the way, while oil and gas stocks rise ahead of the OPEC+ meeting. Meanwhile, dollar weakness has helped drive GBPUSD higher despite Brexit fears. Another day of gains looks to be taking shape in Europe, with the value theme seen throughout the week … [More]

Reopened Grand Canyon Amenities Extend Free General Admission to Frontline Workers

Rick McCartney

Grand Canyon West has announced an extension on its thank you offer of complimentary general admission for an expanded list of eligible frontline workers. Through June 15, the company is offering complimentary general admission for police, firefighters, emergency medical technicians, healthcare workers, grocery store employees, janitorial workers, maintenance workers, truck … [More]

Return to Work Brings New Business Challenges, HR Concerns

XpertHR

The reopening of non-essential businesses brings a plethora of HR challenges as states begin easing restrictions, says XpertHR, the leading HR employment compliance resource. Each individual state sets its own timeline for businesses to open and employers should be aware that reopening guidelines may depend on where the company is located. For employers operating in more … [More]

U.S. Unemployment Fell to 13.3% in May and the Economy Added 2.5M Jobs

Bureau of Labor Statistics

U.S. unemployment fell to 13.3% in May and the economy added 2.5 million jobs, a surprising upswing after pandemic-related declines. Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 2.5 million in May, and the unemployment rate declined to 13.3 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. These improvements in the labor market reflected a limited resumption of … [More]

Phoenix Zero-Emissions Truck Co. Plans to Accelerate Production with Biz Deal

Nikola Corporation

Phoenix-based Nikola Corporation announced the completion of its previously announced business combination with VectoIQ Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: VTIQ), a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company, and Nikola’s listing on the Nasdaq Global Select Market. The business combination, which was approved on June 2, 2020 by VectoIQ stockholders, further solidifies Nikola as … [More]

EEOC Webpage Explains Important Processes to Fight Discrimination, Makes Transparency Priority

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today posted a new document on its website explaining the role and procedures of two key EEOC processes to combat employment discrimination -- Commissioner charges and directed investigations. Federal law authorizes any Commissioner to file a discrimination charge alleging that an employer violated Title VII of the … [More]