Microsoft to require suppliers to provide paid leave to workers


The software giant said that paid leave is an important benefit for workersSuppliers that do business with Microsoft in the US will have to provide employees handling the company’s work with at least 15 days of paid leave each year, Microsoft announced on Thursday.“We believe paid time off is an important benefit for workers in our economy,” Brad Smith, general counsel and executive president of legal and corporate affairs at Microsoft, wrote in a blogpost announcing the new initiative. Related: Read more [...]

Bank of America, Water.org Partner to Provide Clean Water and Opportunity in Southern India


Dateline City: CHARLOTTE, N.C. $ 1 Million Grant Will Enable Families in Need to Access “Microloans” Bank of America today announced a $ 1 million grant to Water.org, a global organization that provides innovative, community-led and market-based solutions that change lives through safe water and sanitation. The grant will empower 100,000 Read more [...]

Shop Your Way Health Partners with Care.com® to Provide Members Free Care Credit for the Month of March


Mar 11, 2015 HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Shop Your Way Health has partnered with Care.com® – the world's largest online destination for finding and managing family care – to provide members with a free care package and exclusive offer throughout the month of March. "Shop Your Way Health provides our members with a wide variety of health and wellness information and products to encourage a healthier lifestyle," says Doug Klinger, president of Health & Wellness Solutions Read more [...]

Verizon Digital Media Services and thePlatform Form Strategic Alliance to Provide End-to-End Online Video Solution


NEW YORK – Verizon Digital Media Services and thePlatform, the leading white-label video publishing company and an independent subsidiary of Comcast, today announced a new strategic alliance to accelerate major media and pay-TV operators’ plans for multiscreen video delivery. The companies have integrated the Verizon Digital Media Services suite of video services and thePlatform’s mpx video-management system to form a complete solution, which the companies will jointly sell. The alliance brings Read more [...]