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New Diversity Council Takes the DE&I Conversation to West Michigan

The new West Michigan Diversity Council is designed to help build a Diversity, Equity & Inclusion culture on the state's west side.

IRS Increases Mileage Rate for Remainder of 2022

With gas prices still climbing, the IRS announced an increase in the optional standard mileage rate for the final six months of 2022.

Women Making Progress in Corporate C-Suites and Board Rooms

Surveys show that women are making progress, albeit slowly, in gaining seats in corporate C-Suites and board rooms.

Pfizer Invests $120 million in Kalamazoo Site, Creates 250 Jobs to Boost Paxlovid Output

Pfizer announced Monday it will invest $120 million in its Kalamazoo, Mich., facility in a move that will create an additional 250 high-skilled jobs.

Ford Making $3.7 Billion Investment to Create 6,200 New Jobs, Turn 3,000 Temp Jobs...

Ford announced Thursday the company will invest some $3.7 billion in the creation of 6,200 new jobs in a plan that will also turn nearly 3,000 temporary jobs into full-time positions.

CEO: Culture Plays Big Role in Recruitment, Retention

During a LilnkedIn Live discussion, EV Construction CEO Mike Novakoski said a company's culture plays a key role in its success.

Children Trust Michigan auction shatters fundraising record in fight against child abuse

On a night when it announced a rebranding effort and a new name, Children Trust Michigan set a fundraising record in its fight against child abuse.

The 26th Annual Women Thrive Conference Honors Michigan’s Women Leaders

Six Michigan women were inducted into the Michigan Business Women Hall of Fame during Thursday's Women Thrive Conference where an additional 11 women earned special recognition.

Children’s Trust Fund Gala Takes Aim at Preventing Child Abuse in Michigan

With its annual signature auction, the Children's Trust Fund hopes to raise more than $550,000 to help prevent child abuse in Michigan.

Securing The Data

Cybersecurity has emerged as one of the pandemic’s biggest challenges.

Children’s Trust Fund Gets Boost from Blue Cross Blue Shield in Child Abuse Prevention...

With help from corporate partners like Blue Cross/Blue Shield, the Michigan Children's Trust Fund is making strides in its mission to prevent child abuse and neglect.

U.S. Inflation Rate Jumps 8.5% in a Year, the Highest Since December 1981

The U.S. inflation rate hit 8.5% over the last year, the highest it's been since December 1981.

Expert Offers Recruitment, Retention Advice in First CEO Thought Leadership Broadcast

Recruiting expert Tom Gimbel offers advice on finding and keeping good employees in NABR's first CEO Thought Leadership LinkedIn Live broadcast.

City Officials Thrilled About 2024 NFL Draft, Eye Influx of Tourism Business

Detroit officials are likening landing the 2024 NFL Draft to Mardi Gras, Championship Parade "rolled into one."

U.S. Economy Adds 431,000 Jobs in March

The continuing COVID-19 pandemic and a 40-year high inflation rate seem to be slowing – but not stopping – job growth in the U.S. economy. Statistics released by the Bureau...

Whitmer Plan Invests $4.8 Billion on State’s Infrastructure Needs

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Wednesday signed a bill she said would allocate $4.8 billion in infrastructure, create jobs and grow the state's economy.

NFL Awards 2024 Draft to Detroit

Not long after finding out the Detroit Lions would be featured on the docuseries "Hard Knocks," the NFL announced Detroit would host the 2024 NFL Draft.

How the war in Ukraine could worsen the U.S. computer chip shortage

Companies around the country have been struggling for months to get their hands on computer chips. The war in Ukraine could make the problem worse.

Whitmer Vetoes State GOP’s $2.5 Billion Tax Cut, Gas Tax Proposals

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer vetoed a $2.5 billion tax plan passed by Michigan lawmakers, and said she will also reject a proposed pause to the state gas tax.

Pfizer CEO Says Fourth COVID-19 Shot May Be Necessary

The CEO of Pfizer said the company will submit data to the FDA showing Americans may need a fourth dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.