Equal Pay Day is March 31st: COVID-19 is Exacerbating the Gender Pay Gap

Yesterday, March 31st, 2020, marked Equal Pay Day, a day representing how far into the new year women have to work to earn the same amount of money men did the previous year. Almost four months into 2020 women finally equaled men’s 2019 earnings, due to the pervasive gender pay gap that results in women earning approximately 82 cents to every man’s dollar, which equates to a loss of $407,760 over a 40-year career. For women of color, this is a loss of nearly or over $1 million.

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Know the Rules of the GameⓇ Podcast for Leadership Through Turbulent Times

Welcome to Know the Rules of the GameⓇ Podcast for Leadership Through Turbulent Times with your host Desiree Patno, CEO & President of NAWRB, and special guests Noel Massie, Author, Speaker and Retired UPS Vice President of U.S. Operations, and Kellie Aamodt, Board Member of Marine Research and Exploration (MARE), NAWRB Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Council(NDILC) Member and Retired UPS Vice President of Corporate Inside Sales. “The amount of ‘Times’ your people will support a lack of clarity, poor communication and you leading from a distance? NONE TIMES!,” states Noel Massie. Listen here:https://www.nawrb.com/podcast/ 

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NAWRB Giving Back to Community Non-Profits with Complimentary Marketing

We want to highlight more Non-Profits doing incredible work during COVID-19 that are supporting Quality of Life! If you have a link that we can share, please let us help you.

Our newsletter has been commissioned for the past 11 years and NAWRB wants to give you a complimentary opportunity to be seen and supported within our incredible network.

Details of the subhead banner artwork are 900 px by 100 px (300 dpi) we need along with your link, emailed to info@nawrb.com. *All submissions are subject to review and there is limited space.*

NAWRB Magazine Special Edition, “Essential Women Preserving the Quality of Life” – Deadline April 5th, 2020

As we tackle new challenges and continue to be tested everyday on so many fronts, NAWRB takes this opportunity to announce the special edition of NAWRB’s Magazine, Volume 9, Issue 1, newly titled “Essential Women Preserving the Quality of Life.” We are so proud to present our first ever collage of dynamic “essential women” as our sheCenter(FOLD).

During this time of stress and uncertainty, how are you using your innate capabilities and personal influence to make a positive impact? Often we are helping people we don’t even know as they see, hear or read about the act of kindness. We are accepting submissions for  “essential women” by April 5th, 2020. Email your submission to media@nawrb.com of up to 300 words, accompanied by pictures, name and position. (Space is limited).

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How to Carry On During the Coronavirus – Story by NAWRB Graphic Designer Kendall Roderick

I remember those rainy California days in my 500 square foot apartment in Huntington Beach, where the small box heater in the wall was stuck pointed towards the door — the feeling of being trapped there with a random human-sized carpet stain in the living room that kept reappearing no matter how many times I cleaned it. My walls vibrated with the screams of my neighbor yelling at their kid. I was in a nice part of town but in a cheap apartment, because, let’s face it, California is expensive. Rainy days weren’t the best.

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SBA Defers Existing Disaster Loans Until End of 2020

U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Jovita Carranza announced that the SBA will be granting automatic disaster loan deferments through December 31, 2020, to help borrowers who are still paying back SBA loans from previous disasters. Because the change is automatic, borrowers of home and business disaster loans do not have to contact the agency to request deferment. NAWRB is honored to be one of only 11 organizations listed as a Women’s Entrepreneurship Partner for the SBA, and we are happy to be a resource and lend an ear to the over 30 million U.S. small businesses who make up the backbone of our economy. 

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NDILC Women Leader Principle #1 Acknowledge Trailblazers with Council Member Erica Courtney

NAWRB’s Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Council (NDILC) recently introduced their Ten Women Leadership Principles, which they collectively created to help women in the workforce become more effective leaders at any stage of their careers, and empower other women to reach their full potential. This is a universal guide for all levels of leadership, and any woman can benefit from applying them. This week, NDILC presents the first principle, “Acknowledge Trailblazers,” introduced by NDILC Member Erica Courtney, President of 2020vet and Zulu Time, U.S. Army Aviation Major, NATO Gender Advisor, and California Commissioner on the Status of Women & Girls. 

In the upcoming weeks, each of these principles will be presented in detail with a personal message from an NDILC member about her experiences applying these principles to her professional and personal life. To learn more about the NDILC, please visit www.NAWRB.com/NDILC/.

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Know the Rules of the Game Ⓡ Podcast for Guiding Real Estate Professionals

Listen now for an all new episode of Know the Rules of the GamePodcast for Guiding Real Estate Professionals with your host Desiree Patno, CEO & President of NAWRB, and guest DeAnn Golden, Senior VP,  Managing Broker, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties. Desiree and DeAnn discuss how real estate professionals can serve as a guide to other agents during this challenging time as the coronavirus (COVID-19) changes the landscape of the real estate industry. Listen here: https://www.nawrb.com/podcast/!

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WHER Chat: Emergency Declaration for Commercial Vehicles Delivering Coronavirus Relief

On March 13th, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a national emergency declaration, which supersedes an 83-year-old preexisting ruling,  to provide hours-of-service regulatory relief to commercial vehicle providing direct assistance supporting emergency relief efforts intended to meet immediate needs, such as supplying medical supplies and equipment for COVID-19 testing and medical workers; food for emergency restocking of store; as well as equipment for temporary housing and quarantine facilities. For more information on the emergency declaration, click here

Watch the video from the “Government Panel” during the 2019 NAWRB Conference, which featured government officials who discussed the importance of a recent proposed rulemaking made by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) last year that revised its Hours of Service of Drivers (HOS) rules for commercial truck drivers to improve the supply chain, safety of commercial truck drivers and livestock. Watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WmwJyTtt-60

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How the Coronavirus is Affecting Short-Term Rental Business Owners & Travelers

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is now a global pandemic that has altered many facets of human life in the past few months, especially in the past couple of weeks, as countries are taking measures to contain the outbreak and protect the safety of their citizens. The travel industry has especially been affected as people are being forced to cancel or change their preexisting travel plans, whether international or domestic, as more countries are being labeled as high risk areas for contracting the virus. 

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