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Volvo is set to give all employees 24 weeks of paid parental leave

20 days ago   |   By CNBC

The program covers those who become parents through birth, adoption, permanent foster care and surrogates as well as non-birth parents in same-sex couples.
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Help for small firms trying to survive the pandemic in at-risk neighborhoods

Help for small firms trying to survive the pandemic in at-risk neighborhoods

Open for Business was funded with $1 million from Allegheny County and targets entrepreneurs in low- to moderate-income communities.  Read more ...

10 Things in Politics: Biden's jobs plan faces major hurdles

10 Things in Politics: Biden's jobs plan faces major hurdles

Summary List Placement Good morning! We hope you had a wonderful weekend. Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics , your weekday look at the biggest stories in DC and beyond... Read more ...

A Hong Kong billionaire paid $276 million for London's most expensive home...

A Hong Kong billionaire paid $276 million for London's most expensive home last year. Now, he plans to spend another $277 million renovating it

Summary List Placement Last year, Hong Kong billionaire Cheung Chung Kiu obliterated London's real-estate record by paying roughly $276 million for a 45-room mansion... Read more ...

‘We Were Left With Nothing.' Argentina's Misery Deepens in the Pandemic

The economy contracted by nearly 10 percent last year, and the country faces a reckoning with the I.M.F. over $45 billion in debts. Read more ...

With ‘Knives Out' Deal, Netflix Signals It's in the Franchise Business

The streaming gold rush of 2017-18, when Netflix scooped up big-name television creators, now seems to have migrated to the film world. Read more ...

Dogecoin bucks the trend with another 30% rise as other cryptocurrencies tumble

Dogecoin bucks the trend with another 30% rise as other cryptocurrencies tumble

Summary List Placement Dogecoin continued to buck the broader market trend on Monday, rising 30% despite bitcoin, ether and other major cryptocurrencies stabilizing after steep... Read more ...

10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

Summary List Placement Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here . Let's get started. 1. Google cofounder Sergey Brin has been... Read more ...

Watch Obama, Shaq, and Charles Barkley team up to combat Black vaccine...

Watch Obama, Shaq, and Charles Barkley team up to combat Black vaccine hesitancy in new video

Summary List Placement Former President Barack Obama spoke with former basketball players Shaquille O'Neal, and Charles Barkley in a bid to address vaccine hesitancy among... Read more ...

Treasury yields start the week lower as retreat continues

U.S. Treasury yields ebbed lower on Monday morning, continuing to fall from recent highs. Read more ...

Global stocks trade mixed as investors focus on economic recovery, despite...

Global stocks trade mixed as investors focus on economic recovery, despite mounting concerns about new COVID-19 variants

Summary List Placement Global stocks were mostly up on Monday, as investor expectations focused on the global vaccine rollout aiding economic recovery. Futures on the Dow Jones... Read more ...