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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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Day Care For All

Day Care For All – The New York Times The progressive to-do list is missing a very important idea. More States Propose Paid Family Leave – State Net Capitol Journal We’re now a month into most state legislative sessions and paid …

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About 2 weeks ago

The Resurrection Of American Labor

The Resurrection Of American Labor – Bloomberg Traditional unions may be stymied, but workers are finding new ways to organize. Instacart Reverses Tipping Policy After An Uproar Among Workers – The New York Times Instacart implemented a new compensation system for …

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