700,000 self-employed disabled workers – thousands could become successful entrepreneurs

700,000 self-employed with disabilities - thousands could become successful entrepreneurs

Being an entrepreneur takes determination, resilience, leadership, time management, adaptability, and problem-solving skills, among other crucial attributes. These characteristics often come naturally to people with disabilities, making them many ideal candidates for the (often grueling) journey of entrepreneurship. So why is there still such a lack of funding and resources for entrepreneurs with disabilities? Recently, … Read more

Omicron hits sanitation workers as garbage pickups suffer

Omicron hits sanitation workers as garbage pickups suffer

Industries at all levels are suffering from staff shortages due to the rise in COVID-19 cases fueled by the omicron variant, and this has caused trash and recycling to pile up on sidewalks across the country as states are suffering from a shortage of sanitation workers. The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) localities … Read more

Former EPA workers ask Virginia senators not to confirm Wheeler

Former EPA workers ask Virginia senators not to confirm Wheeler

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — More than 150 former Environmental Protection Agency employees on Friday urged the Virginia Senate to oppose the nomination of former EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler to the cabinet of the GOP Governor-elect Glenn Youngkin. Youngkin announced last week that he had chosen Wheeler, a former coal lobbyist who led the EPA during … Read more