JULY’S TRISTATE TALKING NEWS – A SNAPSHOT FROM AROUND THE REGION

A SPECIAL FEATURE STORY FROM AROUND THE WORLD!
 
THE EMPOWER TOP 100 ETHNIC MINORITY EXECUTIVES 2019: The 100 most influential Black, Asian and minority leaders in the world…
The 2019 EMpower ethnic minority executives ranking celebrates 100 senior people of color who are leading by example and are removing barriers on the pathway to success for ethnic minority employees.

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A SNAPSHOT OF WHAT’S HAPPENING NATIONALLY!

MAJORITY OF AMERICANS SUPPORT DIVERSITY IN THE WORKPLACE, BUT ARE NOT SURE HOW TO ACHIEVE IT…
A survey conducted by the Pew Research Center found that 75% of Americans believe that it is important for companies to promote ethnic and racial diversity in the workplace.  
 

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YOUR JULY 2019 NEWS BULLETIN BRIEF FROM THE…

TENNESSEE

MITSUBISHI MOVES HEADQUARTERS TO FRANKLIN FROM CALIFORNIA:  
The automaker will join Nissan and General Motors, bolstering Tennessee’s stature as major U.S. auto hub. The move, expected to be completed this year, will bring 200 jobs to Franklin,Tennessee, just south of Nashville, including positions in sales, marketing, IT, human resources, communications, parts and service, product planning, dealer operations, finance and legal. Mitsubishi expects to invest $18.25 million in its new site.

 
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FEDEX AND PARTNERS PLAN TO HELP 75 BLACK ENTREPRENEURS IN MEMPHIS GROW THEIR BUSINESS:  FedEx Logistics president and CEO Richard Smith has announced plans to select 75 black entrepreneurs to support them through a public/private partnership. Smith explained that the effort was motivated by concerns about the need for investment in disadvantaged African-American communities like New Chicago in North Memphis.
 
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KENTUCKY

UPS – THE CORNERSTONE OF KENTUCKY LOGISTICS: Kentucky’s reputation as a transportation and logistics industry center continued to grow in May when Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos showed up in Hebron to break ground for a $1.5 billion Prime Air hub at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.
 
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TEMPUR SEALY PLANS TO ADD 700 U.S. POSITIONS: Tempur Sealy International announced plans Wednesday to add approximately 700 new U.S. employees to meet growing demand for its Tempur-Pedic, Stearns & Foster and Sealy mattresses and bedding products.


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WEST VIRGINIA
WVU ECONOMIST RECOMMENDS DIVERSIFICATION TO WIDEN STATE ECONOMIC GROWTH: A West Virginia University economist credits the energy industry with fueling West Virginia’s latest economic growth.”We’ve had improvements in coal, coal has picked up from about 80 million tons in 2016 up to 95 million tons last year.

 
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CUSTOMER SURVEY HIGHLIGHTS SUCCESS OF THE WEST VIRGINIA ONE STOP BUSINESS CENTER: The opening of the WV One Stop Business Center in January 2018 brought a new way of doing business to the Mountain 

State. Combining the WVSOS Business and Licensing Division, the WV State Tax Department, the WV Division of Labor and Workforce West Virginia into the very first four-agency, single-location business and licensing center in the nation means that opening a new business in West Virginia has never been easier.


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