Corporate America embraces 420 as pot legalization grows

Corporate America is starting to embrace 420, the marijuana holiday long recognized by potheads around the world

Pennsylvania opens probe into Harvest, state’s largest marijuana-dispensary permit holder

Harvest, an Arizona-based chain of marijuana dispensaries, must prove that the seven permits it won in Pennsylvania under slightly different names are not connected.

Pennsylvania opens probe into Harvest, state’s largest marijuana-dispensary permit holder

Harvest, an Arizona-based chain of marijuana dispensaries, must prove that the seven permits it won in Pennsylvania under slightly different names are not connected.

Federal Facebook investigation could hold Zuckerberg accountable on privacy, sources say

Federal regulators investigating Facebook for mishandling its users' personal information have set their sights on the company's CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, exploring his past statements on privacy and weighing whether to seek new, heightened oversight of his leadership.

Federal Facebook investigation could hold Zuckerberg accountable on privacy, sources say

Federal regulators investigating Facebook for mishandling its users' personal information have set their sights on the company's CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, exploring his past statements on privacy and weighing whether to seek new, heightened oversight of his leadership.

A Delco theme park? It's in the works.

Jeffrey Rotwitt is seeking state money to build the Mid-Atlantic's answer to Walt Disney World.

A Delco theme park? It's in the works.

Jeffrey Rotwitt is seeking state money to build the Mid-Atlantic's answer to Walt Disney World.
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GlaxoSmithKline to lay off 250 near Philly and in UK, reports say

The Big Pharma giant is refocusing its research efforts.

Gary Frank, ex board member of Philadelphia Orchestra, pleads guilty to fraud, money laundering

Gary Alan Frank, who wildly overstated the size of his Bala Cynwyd legal services business to obtain a $40 million line of credit, has pleaded guilty to 27 counts of wire fraud, bankruptcy fraud, and six counts of money laundering.

420 Events: Philly cartoonist Box Brown draws a deep history of weed; Jewish Sauce Boss and Scranton parties

An interview with the artist behind "Cannabis: The Illegalization of Weed in America" and a round up of cannabis "holiday" events.

Philly rapper Asher Roth’s debut was certified gold 10 years after it was released. He’s celebrating with a 4/20 party.

For Morrisville-born, West Chester University-schooled rapper-producer Asher Roth, hallowed stoner holiday 4/20 is more than just a celebration of all things hemp.

2019 Toyota Avalon Hybrid — smooth, pretty, but not fun like its Jersey Shore namesake

The 2019 Toyota Avalon Hybrid gets better with its latest redesign — smooth and getting smoother, luxurious, comfortable, but not quite fun. Still, there's an awful lot to like, especially the improved performance and economy.

Helping young employees with their college debt can pay dividends

Employers, including many 2019 Top Workplaces, see connections among younger employees’ college debt, older workers’ retirement readiness, and recruitment and retention.

From fresh veggies to pet insurance, companies are reaching out beyond the usual perks

Top Workplaces offer all kinds of perks in addition to traditional insurance and investment options.

Casual Friday? At more and more Top Workplaces, it’s casual every day

At 2019 Top Workplaces as well as other companies around the region, dress codes are loosening up — part of a national movement driven largely by a younger workforce of millennials and, close behind, the in-their-20s Gen Zers.

At UME, Chapman emphasizes the strength of flexibility

Anne Marie Chapman joined UME in 2015, after more than 20 years in the industry. She got her start at a third-party administrator before becoming a general manager underwriter, then leading a company that sold to a major insurance provider. Today, she’s UME’s sole owner.

How is technology changing your workplace culture?

Technology is influencing the culture of your workplace. The question is: Will it create intended positive results or sidetrack the organization’s mission?

Dogged determination meets mindful meditation in stress-relief programs

As part of a national trend, more workplaces are turning to mindfulness programs that include meditation sessions but also on-the-job acupuncture, massages, silent retreats, support groups, and more.

SPIN’s McHale cultivates a culture of caring

Under Kathy McHale’s leadership, SPIN has earned four stars from the Pennsylvania Department of Education for its preschool program and has become an Autism Center for Excellence.

Almo’s Chaiken leads a family-run firm with a family-first focus

With equal parts warehouse workers, salespeople, and corporate positions, Almo’s employee population is diverse. President and CEO Warren Chaiken’s approach to keeping them unified and satisfied: Emphasize the company’s core values and make time for facetime.

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