Tuesday, May 31, 2016 11:41 AM
NEW YORK—Some 76 percent of companies are using contingent labor to enhance their work force and close talent gaps, according to the Definitive Guide to Building a Better Workforce report released by Adecco Staffing USA
. The study surveyed execs regarding the types of talent needed, the skills that are most difficult to find and how they’re using labor and recruiting methods to strengthen their work forces.
Friday, May 27, 2016 12:15 AM
NEW YORK—Women’s influence in optical is undeniable and today, more women than ever before are playing vital roles at all levels of our industry.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 9:00 AM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—VSP Global
has announced the appointment of Nicola Zotta as president of Marchon Eyewear
, effective June 1, 2016, following the retirement of Claudio Gottardi.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 12:30 AM
NEW YORK—Ray-Ban will be honored as Brand of the Year while actress Julianna Margulies and Daniel Lawson, “The Good Wife” costume designer will receive the Style Influencer Award as part of the ACE Awards.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 12:24 AM
BRIDGEWATER, N.J.—Bausch + Lomb,
a Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. company, announced that Walmart
has presented the company with the 2015 U.S. Supplier of the Year Award in Consumables and Health & Wellness.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 12:21 AM
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla.—EY
, a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, announced that Angel Alvarez, founder and CEO of ABB Optical Group
, is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016 Award in Florida.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 12:15 AM
NEW YORK—The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently announced the highly anticipated federal overtime rule under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). When the final rule becomes effective on Dec. 1, 2016, an estimated 4.2 million white collar workers will become entitled to overtime pay when they work extra hours and wages for workers will increase by $12 billion over the next 10 years, according to the White House. To find out the particulars of the overtime rule and see how it might affect your business, read the full story in HR Corner
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 2:08 PM
NEW YORK—The U.S. Department of Labor recently announced the highly anticipated federal overtime rule
under the Fair Labor Standards Act. When the final rule becomes effective on Dec. 1, 2016, an estimated 4.2 million white collar workers will become entitled to overtime pay when they work extra hours, according to the White House.
Monday, May 23, 2016 12:21 AM
MIAMI—iCare Health Solutions
has announced the appointment of Larry Clark as the company’s new CEO. Clark assumed the responsibilities last month and will continue to report to Dr. Sidney J. Stern, OD, president and chairman.
Friday, May 20, 2016 12:30 AM
MASON, Ohio—Luxottica Retail has created a new Retail Optical North America (RONA) eyecare function, “aimed at making Luxottica the brand of choice for doctors,” VMail
Friday, May 20, 2016 12:27 AM
NEW YORK—Women’s influence in optical is undeniable and today, more women than ever before are playing vital roles at all levels of our industry. This is why Vision Monday will once again be highlighting The Most Influential Women in Optical in our July 18 issue, marking the 14th anniversary of our signature Special Report saluting women in the eyewear/eyecare industry.
Thursday, May 19, 2016 9:00 AM
NEW YORK—Legendary optometrist, Frank Fontana, OD, known with great fondness as “Uncle Frankie” to hundreds of ODs, colleagues and friends in the vision care field, has been selected to take part in the WWII “Honor Flight” roundtrip from St. Louis to Washington D.C. on May 24.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 12:30 AM
SOMERVILLE, N.J.— Marcolin USA
has appointed Chris Robinson as the company’s new SVP of sales for the optical channel and Tom Carberry as SVP of commercial operations.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 12:15 AM
HAUPPAUGE, N.Y.—ClearVision Optical
celebrated its second annual founder’s day on May 6 in honor of Fred Friedfeld with a commemoration at its Hauppauge location. Fred, whose birthday was May 6, would have celebrated his 89th birthday this year.