Childcare workers are scarcest in Washington and Delaware | Smart Change: Personal Finance

Some locations have been better able to cope with the shortage of childcare staff than others. Central US states tend to have more favorable ratios, with 48.8 and 57.2 children per worker in North Dakota and Nebraska, respectively. Several northeastern states, including New York, Vermont, and New Jersey, also have relatively low ratios. At the … Read more

Cities with a lack of childcare workers | Smart Change: Personal Finance

Photo credits: Sharomka / Shutterstock For the past two and a half years, the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of childcare to the US economy. During the pandemic, stressed families struggled to find reliable childcare as many providers abruptly stopped due to exposure to COVID. This forced many parents and carers to take unplanned … Read more

Childcare workers are scarcest in Washington and Delaware | Smart Change: Personal Finance

Some locations have been better able to cope with the shortage of childcare staff than others. Central US states tend to have more favorable ratios, with 48.8 and 57.2 children per worker in North Dakota and Nebraska, respectively. Several northeastern states, including New York, Vermont, and New Jersey, also have relatively low ratios. At the … Read more

Cities with a lack of childcare workers | Smart Change: Personal Finance

Photo credits: Sharomka / Shutterstock For the past two and a half years, the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of childcare to the US economy. During the pandemic, stressed families struggled to find reliable childcare as many providers abruptly stopped due to exposure to COVID. This forced many parents and carers to take unplanned … Read more

States with the most supply chain disruptions | Smart Change: Personal Finance

Photo Credits: Quality Stock / Shutterstock For more than two years, supply chain delays, disruptions and shortages have been a major economic consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic. A number of factors have combined to create the widespread supply chain challenges facing the US economy. The onset of the pandemic and subsequent waves has left businesses … Read more

GE’s FACTS technology helps the City of Los Angeles move closer to its renewable energy goals

New contract for GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business will help Los Angeles significantly increase grid transmission capacity and move closer to meeting renewable energy targets GE’s Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS) will help provide system stability for renewable energy use while adding 475 MW of capacity As grid challenges become more complex, GE’s Grid … Read more

Dividend-loving investors from AT&T are calling the wrong number

AT&T income-hungry shareholders should have seen it coming. In April last year, a month before announcing the spin-off of its media division to shareholders in the form of shares of a 71% stake in the newly formed Warner Bros. Discovery Director John Stankey assured investors that “our deliberate capital allocation plan allowed us to invest … Read more

EY Announces Breakup Plan for Audit and Consulting Firms

Ernst & Young leaders are expected to kick off a month-long plan on Thursday to split its consulting and auditing activities, according to people familiar with the matter. Carmine Di SibioEY’s global chairman and chief executive, will tell the company’s 13,000 partners today that a global plan for a split has been approved by the … Read more

Most trade union professions | Personal Finance

Photo credit: Zivica Kerkez/Shutterstock 2022 has brought some of the most notable victories for organized labor in the US in a number of years. Employees at large companies such as Starbucks, Amazon and Apple have led to successful union actions. Union election petitions filed with the National Labor Relations Board are up more than 50% … Read more

Most trade union professions | Personal Finance

Photo credit: Zivica Kerkez/Shutterstock 2022 has brought some of the most notable victories for organized labor in the US in a number of years. Employees at large companies such as Starbucks, Amazon and Apple have led to successful union actions. Petitions for union elections filed with the National Labor Relations Board rose more than 50% … Read more