Research Suggests That Half Of US Parents Will Take Pay Cuts For Better Family Benefits At Work
It is well known that many US companies do very little to help working parents. Most don’t offer paid parental leave and few offer substantive child-care benefits. Quartz believes they should reconsider. A new report indicates 49% of parents surveyed took a new job for less money at a more family-friendly employer.
Can a Corporation Have a Soul?
– The Atlantic
In light of recent corporate scandals such as Wells Fargo’s, one can wonder whether corporations seek anything beyond profits for their shareholders by any means necessary. Is there room for a company that cares about its workers, the environment, or the communities in which it does business? In other words, can a company have a soul?
The Great Democratic Inversion
– The New York Times
For decades, Democratic presidential candidates have been making steady gains among upper income whites and whites with college and postgraduate degrees. This year, however, is the first time in at least six decades that the Democratic nominee is positioned to win a majority of these upscale voters.
Why Do Millennials Hate Groceries?
– The Atlantic
Twenty- and thirtysomethings are bidding adieu to yet another cultural mainstay of the the Baby Boomer generation-shopping trips to supermarkets. With an abundance of options on the streets and at their fingertips, young shoppers are eating out, ordering in on their phones, or snagging groceries at convenience stores. Supermarkets are stuck in a rift that is being hollowed out by choice and technology.