Does your workplace suffer from a generational rift? If you're like the majority of companies, the answer is yes. However, today's pressing concern is no longer "how to manage the Generation X crowd." With the Gen X'ers now entering managerial roles, today's biggest concern is how these new young managers can effectively lead people their parents' age.
Goodwill Industries Inc. spreads goodwill inside and out of their Southeast Wisconsin laundry facility. It is one of 24 NISH affiliated agencies devoted to creating job opportunities for adults with disabilities. Current nationwide employment has reached 400 employees with severe disabilities in this program.
Julie, a 39-year-old executive in a large corporation, said she desperately wanted to improve her work/life balance and her results at work. She had two children at home, and her husband worked an equally time consuming job. She was constantly working or taking care of her family. However, her business results were not improving, her career was stalling, and she wanted to see her children more.
“The expertise from over 15 years in the business that I bring to the table is the biggest difference between our company and others,” says Robert Schreane, president and CEO of Dramatic Healthcare Services (DHS) a year-old healthcare support service company.
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Employee Crushes Hand on Ironer
SOMMERVILLE, Mass. — A commercial laundry has been fined by OSHA after an employee’s had was crushed while lubricating the chain of an ironer that was running. The OSHA inspection found that the machine was not de-energized prior to the maintenance that was attempted. Royal Institutional Services Inc., has been cited by OSHA for four alleged violations of workplace safety standards. The laundry, owned by Angelica Corp., faces a total of $49,935 in proposed fines.