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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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At Work, Expertise Is Falling Out Of Favor

At Work, Expertise Is Falling Out Of Favor – The Atlantic These days, it seems, just about all organizations are asking their employees to do more with less. Is that actually a good idea?   Inequality Play Is Over, Says …

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The War Over Wages

The War Over Wages – GOVERNING GOVERNING Magazine explores the politics of a $15/hr minimum wage.   Anonymous Workplace Harassment Suits Double In #MeToo Era – BloombergLaw Growing public awareness around sexual harassment has resulted in more workplace lawsuits and …

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