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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How Restaurants Survive The Long Pandemic Winter

How Restaurants Survive The Long Pandemic Winter The New YorkerAmid shutdowns and snowstorms, small businesses stretch to keep staff safe, diners warm, and inspectors out of their hair. How Blue Is Trump’s Shadow In Virginia? This Year’s Governor’s Race Is …

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About 2 days ago

Is This The End Of Tipping?

Is This The End Of Tipping? The New York TimesThe restaurant industry is in crisis. But some see how bad things are for servers – including “maskual harassment” – as a unique chance to make life better. The Minimum Wage’s …

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About 5 days ago

The Fight For A $15 Minimum Wage Is Our Selma

The Fight For A $15 Minimum Wage Is Our Selma TIMEThe Fight for $15 has been clear all along that their demand for economic justice is also a demand for racial justice. For Younger Job Seekers, Diversity And Inclusion In …

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About 6 days ago

Amazon’s Great Labor Awakening

Amazon’s Great Labor Awakening The New York TimesCOVID-19 has cemented the e-commerce giant’s hold on the economy – but it has also spurred employees all around the country to organize. The Fight For Fifteen At An Orlando McDonald’s The New …

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