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Rep. Buddy Carter: For tax reform, the best is yet to come

“However, even as millions of people are experiencing the benefits of tax reform, some in Washington insist on revving up the partisan rhetoric to try to downplay or distract from opportunity creating pro-growth tax reform” reports washingtonexaminer.com. In the 1st Congressional District of Georgia, I have visited workers and small businesses to discuss how tax reform will benefit them.I have seen firsthand how tax reform has allowed companies to create jobs and invest in their people and our communities. Source: washingtonexaminer.com Share This:

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Senate moves to install VA nominee following reports of staff targeting by acting secretary

“The employees were not told why they were being moved, according to current and former VA staff members” reports washingtonpost.com. The personnel changes have been carried out by Peter O’Rourke, a former Trump campaign staff member who has been serving as VA’s acting secretary since May 30. Source: washingtonpost.com Share This:

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At Starbucks’s new D.C. store, employees will know sign language

“The store hired, trained and coached deaf employees, taught sign language to hearing employees, and opened with nine deaf partners” writes Rachel Siegel Is for washingtonpost.com. Hearing employees proficient in sign language will wear pins showing they can sign.A video announcing the signing store shows deaf Starbucks employees sharing how long they have worked for Starbucks and their roles within the company. Source: washingtonpost.com Share This:

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A $250,000 donation from Salesforce was rejected by a non-profit group that’s demanding the company cancel its border-protection contract

“He also wrote he’s proud to “work with 30,000 (Salesforce) employees who make their voices heard and serve their communities.”” writes Greg Sandoval for businessinsider.com. Last month, more than 650 of those Salesforce employees sent an email to Benioff warning him that the company’s values were threatened by its work with the border agency. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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CVS fired two employees who were filmed calling 911 on a black woman they accused of using a counterfeit coupon

“Two CVS employees have been fired after a manager of one of the pharmacy’s Chicago stores called the police on a black woman and accused her of using a counterfeit coupon” writes Aol Staff for aol.com. The statement comes after Hudson posted video from the CVS store on Facebook, saying the two employees, who are white, were “rude and nasty” when they accused her of using a fraud coupon. Source: aol.com Share This:

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Uber faces federal investigation over alleged gender discrimination

“Uber Technologies Inc. is being investigated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission over a complaint about gender inequity, say people familiar with the matter, one of a series of federal probes of the ride hailing giant” writes Greg Bensinger for marketwatch.com. As part of the EEOC probe, which began last August but hasn’t been previously reported, EEOC investigators have been interviewing former and current Uber employees as well as seeking documents from Uber officials, these people said. The company also said it rolled out “diversity and leadership trainings to…

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Inside Gusto’s brand-new San Francisco headquarters, where employees work on living room furniture and take off their shoes at the door

“Fortune magazine named Gusto one of the 100 best workplaces for millennials, and employees write glowing reviews on Glassdoor” writes Katie Canales for businessinsider.com. The company opened a new headquarters in the once industrial, now ultra hipster Dogpatch neighborhood of San Francisco earlier this year.It’s avoided the reckoning on fratty company culture by providing a homey environment, transparency in the way they work, and “ridiculously generous” benefits. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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