For transgender people, the costs of sex reassignment surgery are substantial. Only in recent years have more employers begun covering those procedures, but others still don’t and a case is now headed to federal court.
More companies are changing the way they evaluate employees. Recently, IBM joined Accenture and General Electric by overhauling or eliminating the traditional annual reviews. Company leaders determined the time, money and effort spent on annual reviews wasn’t paying off with improved performance.
Arizona’s delegation remains divided, but they’ve pledged to stay unified despite a series of email leaks that show party leaders trying to undermine Bernie Sanders in favor of eventual nominee Hillary Clinton.
For families across the Valley, it’s time to buy pencils, backpacks and laptops. According to the National Retail Foundation, total back-to-school spending for K-12 students is expected to increase by nearly ten percent from last year.
A few years ago, a new player entered the Valley's thrift store market with a plan to redefine the experience with clean, well-organized stores offering on-trend items. But Epic Thrift's plan failed — and it’s creating problems for some former employees.