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This Week in Work: Encouraging Employees to Take PTO, Big Companies Commit to Diversity and Working Mothers Face Impossible Decisions

Welcome to our weekly roundup of important workplace news, top media trends, current events and the latest from Limeade. At Limeade, we’re busy staying up to date with current events that impact employees and the workplace. This Week in Work highlights the latest industry news so you can be in the know, while at work.

This Week in Work:

1. A path for DEI

A new report shows top companies for DEI focus on recruiting and advancement. 

2. Enhanced Engagement Tools

Limeade launched enhancements to help employers improve listening, facilitate onboarding, connect workers with leadership and aid in their return-to-work. 

3. Diversifying boards

Big companies like Wells Fargo, Delta and Ralph Lauren pledge to boost diversity in the boardroom.

4. It’s up to managers to prevent employee burnout

A few ways to encourage your workers to take their paid time off, including managers demonstrating a healthy work-life balance. 

5. Teachers feeling the heat

Teachers with kids are pushed beyond limits stressed and strained by lack of childcare while juggling remote teaching responsibilities.

6. On inclusion

An op-ed in Fast Company shares that in order to be more inclusive you have to understand what exclusion looks like.

7. Chicago childcare

Chicago Public School officials are working on plans to provide free childcare for working class families for at least the first quarter of the upcoming school year.

8. Working mothers facing catch-22

An article in CNN Business details how some working mothers are quitting to take care of their kids as they are burdened with impossible decisions.

Thanks for tuning in to This Week in Work — see you next week!