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UKG Earns 100% on Corporate Equality Index, Named Among Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality

LOWELL, Mass., and WESTON, Fla. | UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group), a leading global provider of HCM, payroll, HR service delivery, and workforce management solutions, earned a perfect score of 100% on the 2021 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a top U.S. benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.
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With Vaccinations on the Rise, U.S. Economy Remains in the Waiting Room

Reuters | Time management firm UKG here estimates that shift work across a range of industries remains about 18% below pre-pandemic levels, and may struggle until the health crisis ebbs.
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US Jobless Claims Drop; Still At 847,000 As Pandemic Rages

Associated Press | The Ultimate Kronos Group, a company that provides time-tracking software to small businesses, said the number of shifts worked by its clients dropped 2.5% in the second to last week of January from a month earlier. The drop was biggest — 4.3% — in the Southeast.
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Survey: Despite Staffing Problems, Most Stores Had Successful Holiday

Chain Store Age | Despite dire predictions, three in five retailers either reported an increase in year-over-year holiday sales in stores (37%) or no significant change (22%) from 2019, according to the second annual “Retail 2020 Post-holiday Season Review” from UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group).
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Executive Profile: UKG CTO John Machado on Leading Technology Transitions for Big Companies

South Florida Business Journal | John Machado leads a team of about 1,900 technologists at Ultimate Kronos Group, one of South Florida’s largest technology companies. He’s been at the helm of rapidly changing innovations for his entire career, especially the last 13 years at the company formerly known as Ultimate Software.
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Retailers Recap Highs and Lows of COVID-era Holiday Shopping Season

LOWELL, Mass., and WESTON, Fla. | The versatility and resilience of retailers helped many stores survive 2020’s complicated holiday shopping season, which was plagued by frequent understaffing, high turnover, workplace anxiety, and a host of recruitment challenges, according to the annual end-of-season survey commissioned by UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group). While COVID-19 was undeniably disruptive to business, 3 in 5 retailers either reported an increase in year-over-year holiday sales in stores (37%) or no significant change (22%).
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