From the monthly archives: July 2015

People who sometimes have difficulty talking to a veteran are not alone. Not knowing what to say to soldiers returning home from combat is a common struggle for some. Justin Constantine, a wounded Marine who received a Purple Heart for his injuries sustained in Iraq, put together some rules of etiquette everyone should consider […]

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Rosario Juarez says she was demoted from store manager at auto parts retailer AutoZone when she became pregnant and then fired because she filed a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit. Earlier this year, a jury agreed with her. The jury then found that AutoZone should have to pay $185 million in punitive damages, a record-breaking amount for […]

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Amazon, Starbucks, and Wal-Mart have all made commitments to employ more veterans as part of a recent hiring trend among businesses. They, and many other companies, recognize that our veterans bring not only incredible leadership experience and a sense of mission to the workplace, but they also value teamwork and feel comfortable taking the initiative […]

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Not that long ago, work was a place. Now, it’s a state of mind. Picture a typical 21st-century American worker, standing at a subway stop, texting a friend. “I’m going to work,” she writes. Then, as the train pulls away, she reads news stories about her industry, sends emails to co-workers and checks her calendar. […]

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OFM’s Endure series of tables take school furniture into the 21-st century with power to spare. The table has three AC outlets for running notebooks, projectors and a variety of STEM gear along with a a pair of powered USB ports for charging phones and tablets. The standing table is 38-inches above the floor and […]

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Not that long ago, work was a place. Now, it’s a state of mind. Picture a typical 21st century American worker, standing at a subway stop, texting a friend. “I’m going to work,” she writes. Then, as the train pulls away, she reads news stories about her industry, sends emails to coworkers, and checks her […]

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Here’s another self-evident truth: Our service members and veterans should be financially secure. No one should be expected to wage war on behalf of the United States while worrying about making their monthly payments back home. Yet deployments and frequent changes of station carry serious financial repercussions, making it harder for military families to manage […]

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