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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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About 4 days ago

Who’s Radical Now? The Case Of Minimum Wages

Who’s Radical Now? The Case Of Minimum Wages – The New York Times Evidence has a well-known liberal bias. Biden Campaigned On Making Gig Workers Employees. Now He Has To Convince Democrats. – The Washington Post In Congress, labor advocates would …

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About 5 days ago

How Biden’s Proposed Paid Leave Would Work

How Biden’s Proposed Paid Leave Would Work – The New York Times Paid leave expired in December for illness and caregiving during the pandemic. Biden wants to reinstate and expand it. Confusion, Uncertainty Mount As Restaurants Consider COVID Vaccine – Restaurant …

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About 1 week ago

How The Low Minimum Wage Helps Rich Companies

How The Low Minimum Wage Helps Rich Companies – The Atlantic Low wages benefit employers at the expense of both workers and taxpayers. Disneyland As A Vaccination Site? Airports As Test Centers? The Travel Industry Pitches In -The New York Times …

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