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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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Midnight Reads – D.C. Council to Vote on Nation’s Most Generous Family Leave Law: 11 Weeks Off, Up To 90 Percent Pay

D.C. Council to Vote on Nation’s Most Generous Family Leave Law: 11 Weeks Off, Up To 90 Percent Pay – The Washington Post  Washington, D.C.’s City Council appears on the verge of enacting the most sweeping paid federal leave law in the country, allowing 11 weeks of leave to new parents. The Washington Post reports that Council Chairman Phil Mendelson’s plan takes …

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Midnight Reads – Court Halts Overtime Rule, Leaving Employers in Limbo

Court Halts Overtime Rule, Leaving Employers in Limbo – The Wall Street Journal U.S. employers have spent months adjusting employee schedules, job duties and pay ahead of a new overtime rule set to take effect next week. But an order from a federal judge on Tuesday puts the fate of the rule into question. What’s …

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Election Day Recap: What Happened and What’s Next

Election Day Recap: What Happened and What’s Next By guest blogger Align Public Strategies on November 9, 2016 Posted in TDn2K Blog This is a special Election Day recap and original commentary by Align Public Strategies. It provides forward-thinking analysis of …

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