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This Week in Work: Nike and Under Armour CEOs step down, workplace discrimination and a new source of stress

Welcome to our first 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. Nike and Under Armour CEOs step down

On the same day, both the CEO of Nike and Under Armour announced that they would be stepping down as CEOs in 2020.

2. The modern workplace goes to Washington

House Democrats plan to craft a list of legislative recommendations to update protections in the modern workplace. 

3. Workplace discrimination

A new Glassdoor survey found nearly 60% of employees say they have seen or experienced workplace discrimination. Additional findings: 45% said they’ve seen or experienced ageism, 42% witnessed or experienced gender discrimination and 33% cited discrimination based on sexual preferences. 

4. What’s stressing out employees? People

In a recent survey, more than a third of workers said people are one of their major sources of stress in the workplace.

5. 3 Ways to create a whole person employee well-being program

With many HR professionals on board with the concept of whole person well-being, it’s no longer a question that it’s crucial to employee engagement, but more a matter of how to bring this approach to life in employee well-being programs. 

6. OPM Toolkit

Earlier this week, the United States Office of Personal Management (OPM) released a new toolkit designed to help supervisors better understand and take action based on employee feedback.

7. IT Talent: 6 signs your star talent may leave

“Burnout tends to happen to top performers — the ones who are so engaged that they give everything they have to their work,” says Dr. Laura Hamill, Chief People Officer and Chief Science Officer at Limeade. Experts share tips for retaining your top talent — and keeping them engaged in the first place.

Thanks for tuning in to the first edition of This Week in Work — see you next week!