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03/01/2017 - Midnight Reads – Trump’s New Labor Adviser a Former Heritage Fellow

Trump’s New Labor Adviser a Former Heritage Fellow
– Bloomberg BNA
The White House has appointed James Sherk, a former Heritage Foundation fellow who opposes substantial minimum wage hikes and expanded union rights, to advise the president on labor and employment issues. Sherk worked for seven years as a labor economist at the conservative Heritage Foundation, which supports limited government policies. He researched a range of workplace topics, writing papers on the benefits of right-to-work laws, the economic damage of public sector collective bargaining and job cuts caused by a $15 minimum wage.

Survey: Top Priority of CEOs Is…
– Chain Store Age
Digital transformation is CEOs’ number one priority this year. To make this a reality, chief executives are investing their capital in the Internet of Things, big data, robotics, and augmented reality, according to “CEO Viewpoint 2017: The Transformation of Retail,” a report from JDA Software Group and PwC.

Why the Battle for Leadership of the Democratic Party Mattered
– The Atlantic
The Atlantic makes the case that the race for DNC chair wasn’t about policy or, for that matter, facts. It was about ideas, ideology, and symbolism.

Placing the Hospitality Industry at The Helm of Fighting Hunger
– Thomson Reuters Foundation
One third of food produced globally – a whopping 1.3 billion tons – is lost or wasted from farm to fork every year. Saving just a quarter of this amount would feed 870 million hungry people in the world. One man’s vision to deliver edible excess food from restaurants to those in need has been transformed into a reality.