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The world's biggest four-day work week pilot begins [cnn.com]

By Anna Cooban, Photo: Adobe Stock, CNN Business, June 6, 2022 Thousands of UK workers are starting a four-day work week from Monday with no cut to their pay in the largest trial of its kind. The pilot, which will last for six months, involves 3,300 workers spanning 70 companies, ranging from providers of financial services to a fish-and-chip restaurant . During the program, workers receive 100% of their pay for working only 80% of their usual week, in exchange for promising to maintain 100%...

My husband and I both work part time so we can look after our kids and have careers, and it's saved us about $40,000 on childcare (newsbreak,com)

My husband and I decided to work part time after the birth of our first child. Strangers have asked my husband why he's taking care of our kids. We've both taken pay cuts — but we've also saved money on childcare. When we had our first child, my husband and I needed to figure out how to balance childcare and work. We both wanted to spend time with our son but didn't want to stop working or pay for expensive childcare. The UK has some of the highest childcare costs in the world, and the lack...

Why Prince William Needs to Do More Than Express His 'Sorrow' Over the Slave Trade (people.com)

Prince William needs to do more than express his "profound sorrow" over Britain's role in the trans-Atlantic slave trade: He needs to take steps to repair it, says Hakim Adi from the University of Chichester in England. "It's meaningless, really," the Professor of the History of Africa and the African Diaspora tells PEOPLE about the comments made by William at the residence of the Governor-General of Jamaica on March 23, during which the Duke of Cambridge, 39, also described slavery as...

Black History Month 2K22- NEW Trainings!

In Honor of Black History Month 2k22 Please Enjoy the Following NEW Trainings: Facilitating a Full Expression of Resilience: BIPOC are resilient. In learning how trauma is formed and passed from one generation to the next in our communities, we will understand how to facilitate a full expression of resilience in vulnerable communities. This course takes a deep dive into the reality of flight or fight mode and how many people enduring oppression, discrimination and hate live with a constant...

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