Workplace engagement, AP African-American studies

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Danielle Sigler writes on a whiteboard at work, her face is covered with a mask
Danielle Sigler, the nursing home administrator at Ingleside Communities in Mount Horeb, Wis., has had to manage multiple COVID-19 infections among residents and staff — including herself. Sigler says she had to get creative to allow staff to take extra time off or modify their work to accommodate employees struggling with Long COVID. Sigler herself continues to suffer the effects of contracting the virus back in November 2020. She is photographed at work in Mount Horeb on Aug. 5, 2022. Coburn Dukehart / Wisconsin Watch

The Florida governor says he’s banning an AP African-American studies pilot course in the state. We learn more about the course and the backlash. We also talk about new data showing a large percentage of people feel disengaged at their workplaces.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Rob Ferrett Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Producer
  • Christine Whelan Guest
  • Robert S. Smith Guest

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