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 9 months ago

Taking A Hammer To Noncompete Agreements Might Hurt Workers.

Taking A Hammer To Noncompete Agreements Might Hurt Workers. – Bloomberg Biden and several states want to rein in restrictive clauses for low-wage employees. They should proceed carefully to protect against unintended consequences. Taxing Companies’ Overseas Profits Could Be The Next …

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About 9 months ago

More Companies Weigh Penalizing Employees Without COVID-19 Vaccinations

More Companies Weigh Penalizing Employees Without COVID-19 Vaccinations – The Wall Street Journal Companies unwilling to require employees to get vaccinations are increasingly considering healthcare-benefit surcharges and other more aggressive measures to make their workplaces safer from COVID-19, employment and benefit …

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About 9 months ago

Get Shots Or Get Out, U.S. Employers Are Telling Workers

Get Shots Or Get Out, U.S. Employers Are Telling Workers – Bloomberg Sandra Crouse Quinn, a professor in the University of Maryland’s School of Public Health, said she expected an “avalanche” of similar moves among public and private institutions. “Companies …

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