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The National Labor Relations Board’s decision last week in a case involving workers hired by one firm but working at Browning Ferris Industries (BFI) highlights that notwithstanding apparent and intended separateness, two separate legal entities may be found to be joint employers of certain employees if the entities “share or co-determine” matters governing the essential terms and conditions of employment for the employees.
Approximately 11 percent of Greenpeace USA canvassers walked off the job earlier this month. A Change.org petition and social media campaign have been launched in an effort to increase their job security and input in organizational decisions.
The stock market took a roller coaster ride before the summer ended, turning nonprofit portfolios upside down after years of a bull market.
The largest sponsor of Boy Scouts councils in the country will remain a chartering organization, according to a statement released yesterday.
When a city goes through a tragic and traumatic shock — whether in the form of a terrorist attack, natural disaster, violent unrest or major population loss — the road to recovery can look endless. But the subsequent journey can also be liberating, freeing local leaders from the mistakes of the past, opening new avenues for rejuvenation, and turning what is often the most undervalued quality in government — imagination — into a necessity.
Private and community foundations reported average returns of about 6 and 5 percent, respectively, in 2014, down from 15-percent returns the previous year. Lower overall returns largely were affected by significant pullback on the average returns of domestic and international equities.
Mission-related zeal will take an organization only so far. Most nonprofits find success starts with the click of a mouse button. Advocacy is important, but fundraising is most nonprofits’ lifeblood. Organizations should use one-click donation buttons on their appeal pages.
It looked like something out of a Hollywood movie. Major portions of the city of New Orleans were underwater. Beyond the city were incredible scenes of devastation along the central Gulf Coast from Louisiana to Alabama.
Facebook yesterday announced a new Donate Now button on link ads and Pages for nonprofit organizations that directs users to a charity’s web site.
A technology mogul and collection of noted philanthropists from New York, San Diego, Utah and Pennsylvania are among this year’s recipients of the Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy.