– The National Law Journal
The National Law Journal looks at how overlapping state and local paid leave mandates provide stress and compliance headaches for companies.
– The Washington Post
Republican U.S. Senator Deb Fischer from Nebraska makes the case for a “carrot approach” the paid leave policy that she is advocating for as part of Congress’s tax reform efforts. The Washington Post explores this strategy and its proposed effects here.
– The Economist
At the start of Donald Trump’s presidency bosses rushed onto his business councils, hoping to influence policies in their favor. Their ardor has cooled. When Mr. Trump banned travel from Muslim-majority countries, withdrew from the Paris agreement on climate change and equivocated on racist protesters in Charlottesville, to name but a few occasions, chief executives roared their protest. Here’s why.
14 million smart speakers will be sold globally during the final three months of the year. Should smart speakers become a truly popular means of commerce, brands and retailers will have to figure out how to negotiate yet another layer of technology inserted between them and the customer. “Instead of making sure you’re on the first page of search results, you’ll have to make sure you’re the one or two items that Alexa suggests you buy.”