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CHOICE Act – Big wins for retailers

As retail operators return to work this week after what was hopefully a busy Memorial Day weekend for them, they should be encouraged by some rare good news out of Washington D.C. The industry had some big wins last week …

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Caught Up in the Entitlement Reform Debate – Again

The President recently made headlines with the release of his first draft budget proposal and while some convenience store operators might applaud the perceived “belt tightening”, leading brands need to be aware of a few hidden minefields. Most prominent among …

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Key lessons emerge from off-year elections

In political terms, 2017 is what’s known as an “off year.” Only a few states have elections but two are for governorships – Virginia and New Jersey – and we have had a couple of notable congressional special elections thrown …

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The US Labor Shortage, Explained

The US Labor Shortage, Explained – Vox Vox takes a crack at breaking down some of the dynamics that are contributing to the ongoing labor shortage.   How The Bar Industry Plans To Deal With Harassment In The Workplace – …

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About 2 days ago

State Of The Unions

State Of The Unions – The New Yorker The New Yorker provides an in-depth review of Steve Greenhouse’s new book on the labor movement.   If Restaurant Servers Get A Minimum-Wage Hike, Should You Still Tip 20 Percent? – The …

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About 1 week ago

Employers Can’t Retrain The U.S. By Themselves

Employers Can’t Retrain The U.S. By Themselves – Bloomberg Preparing workers for the age of automation will require greater government investment.   More States Are Banning Questions About Salary History In Job Interviews. What To Say If You’re Asked About …

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