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Week in Review – Popular Content
Some venture capitalists are prioritizing mental health — and are willing to pay for therapy – CNBC
Silicon Valley investors are starting to take the mental health of start-up executives quite seriously. Read more.
Tags: Mental Health, Silicon Valley
The Tech Industry’s Missed Opportunity: Funding Black Women Founders – FC
Black women are the most educated and entrepreneurial group in the U.S., yet they receive less than 1% of VC funding. Read more.
Steady Jobs, With Pay and Hours That Are Anything But – NYT
Mirella Casares has what used to be considered the keystone of economic security: a job. But even a reliable paycheck no longer delivers a reliable income. Read more.
Reality Check: What would be the impact of a four-day week? – BBC
In the UK, the current limit is 48 hours a week … the idea is that working fewer hours would boost productivity, which is the value created by each hour worked. Read more.
Tags: Work Week
Mark Zuckerberg Calls for Universal Basic Income in His Harvard Commencement Speech
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has become the latest major tech figure to call for universal basic income as a solution for inequality, joining a growing chorus from Silicon Valley. Read more.
Tags: Universal Basic Income
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Term of the Week
Third-Party Administrator (TPA): An organization that is responsible for the administration of insurance for a self-insured group. It does not have any responsibility for paying claims. The self-insured group is financially responsible. (See self-insured group). Learn more at the Glossary of HR and Employee Benefit Terms.
Vendor M&A And Partnership News
A sampling of this week’s mergers and acquisitions announcements from around the human resource marketplace – and other partnerships. Latest news here.
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