Oliver’s Markets sets up employee stock ownership plan
Sonoma County’s Oliver’s Markets is giving the term “locally owned” a new twist.
The privately held company, with four supermarkets spread from Cotati to Windsor, has set up an employee stock ownership plan that will enable most of its 1,000-plus workers to jointly buy 43 percent of the company
Two Generic Medications Become One Expensive Drug - The Atlantic
I was prescribed a brand-name drug I didn’t need and given a coupon to cover the out-of-pocket costs. I had discovered yet another reason why Americans pay too much for health care.
Everything happened so fast as I walked out of the doctor’s exam room. I was tucking
Employee stock plan latest community investment by Practice Velocity
Urgent care clinics nationwide rely on Practice Velocity, LLC software and services to improve patient care and clinic management. From a 2002 startup company with servers in a closet, the company has grown to 240 Rockford-area employees, leading us to invest in expanded space so we can
Sempra VP Surprises, Says 100 Percent Renewable Grid Is Possible Now
A vice president with Sempra Energy, one of the nation’s largest utilities, made a stunning admission to a roomful of gas and oil executives this week: there is no technical impediment to California getting all of its energy from renewables — now.
In simple terms, this means all
If the same extended family produced Ted Bundy, Jeffrey Dahmer, and Charles Manson, at some point it would probably be worth asking, “Hey, do we really know what we’re doing here? Cousins Randy, Billy, and
Sonoma County’s Oliver’s Markets is giving the term “locally owned” a new twist. The privately held company, with four supermarkets spread from Cotati to Windsor, has set up an employee stock ownership plan that will
Urgent care clinics nationwide rely on Practice Velocity, LLC software and services to improve patient care and clinic management. From a 2002 startup company with servers in a closet, the company has grown to 240
Research shows again and again companies that share ownership broadly with their employees and get employees more involved in day-to-day work decisions outperform their peers in the marketplace, thanks to their engaged and motivated work-forces.
A vice president with Sempra Energy, one of the nation’s largest utilities, made a stunning admission to a roomful of gas and oil executives this week: there is no technical impediment to California getting all
Solving complex development issues doesn’t usually come with a quick start manual. New findings, however, suggest that delivering electricity access to 1 billion rural poor may be an exception. It is now well understood that
As of the first of January this year, all public transport trains in the Netherlands are being powered by renewable energy, namely from wind power. There's currently a total of 2,200 wind turbines across the
The divide between health outcomes for the richest and poorest Americans is among the largest in the world, according to a new study. Of people in households making less than $22,500 a year, 38 percent reported being
Despite improvements in education, social mobility and many critical areas, large racial and ethnic disparities still exist – and are sometimes even increasing – for other important outcomes, according to a recently published Stanford report
Imagine what life would be like without access to modern-day energy sources, like electricity. This is energy poverty. For millions of poor people across the globe, their livelihoods, well-being and health are affected by the
I was prescribed a brand-name drug I didn’t need and given a coupon to cover the out-of-pocket costs. I had discovered yet another reason why Americans pay too much for health care. Everything happened so
ITHACA, N.Y. – A recently published Cornell University study describes how shifts in the diets of Europeans after the introduction of farming 10,000 years ago led to genetic adaptations that favored the dietary trends of
The fundraising climate for nonprofits is often challenging due to struggles like donor fatigue, growing competition for the same resources, and limited funding as government and philanthropic contributions stagnate or decline. At the same time,
MYTH #1 Impact investing equals philanthropy In the spirit of innovation, there has been a trend of organizations and businesses of all forms being re-branded as social enterprises, which tends to blur the lines for
In the past, the concepts of "financial gain" and "social good" have seemed mutually exclusive. But with impact investing on the rise, this is no longer the case. The logistics, though, are a little tricky.
Financial Wellness (also on sister website PFEEF.org)
Financial woes plague 85% of workers, a good reason for employers to sponsor financial well-being plans. In a paper released by the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI), statistics show that 85% of Americans are
Without an understanding of basic financial concepts, how do you expect to manage your money wisely? The answer is getting educated. Financial literacy is everything because it is one of the greatest challenges people have
MILAN/ROME (Reuters) - Italy began winding up two failed regional banks on Sunday in a deal that could cost the state up to 17 billion euros ($19 billion) and will leave the lenders' good assets in the hands of the nation's biggest retail bank, Intesa Sanpaolo.
LONDON (Reuters) - Major central banks should press ahead with interest rate increases, the Bank for International Settlements said on Sunday, while recognizing that some turbulence in financial markets will have to be negotiated along the way.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump made calls to fellow Republicans in the U.S. Senate on Friday to mobilize support for their party's healthcare overhaul while acknowledging the legislation is on a "very, very narrow path" to passage.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (Reuters) - The United Nations stressed on Thursday its support for eradicating cholera in Haiti, an epidemic it accidentally started, although the government said residents would be better served if aid funding was channeled through it.
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture has found repeated import violations in raw Brazilian beef, including abscesses and unidentified foreign material, a top agency official said, explaining reasons for a U.S. ban on imports of fresh Brazilian beef.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Health insurers are concerned about the U.S. Senate's plans to cut the Medicaid program for the poor and the impact such a move would have on state governments, the industry's largest lobbyist said on Friday.