– The Wall Street Journal
A strong labor market and high profit trends, along with historically low inflation, are keeping small-business owners’ confidence at near-record levels, setting the stage for a strong fourth quarter, according to the National Federation of Independent Business.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) have introduced legislation that would prevent companies with at least 500 employees from engaging in stock buybacks if they do not pay workers a minimum wage of at least $15/hr.
Since the #MeToo movement began, myriad business leaders – from media and tech to finance – have resigned amid allegations of sexual harassment, leaving bad morale and problem workplace cultures in their wake. That happened to the Besh Restaurant Group a year ago, after the New Orleans Times-Picayune published a shattering expose about its founding owner, John Besh.
JacksonLewis reviews the latest changes by the DOL to the “20 percent” rule.