About 5 years ago

11/13/2018 - The War Inside 7-Eleven

– Bloomberg
From Bloomberg: The company has been battling its store owners for years. It seems to have found a new tool: U.S. immigration authorities.
From the Bloomberg Editorial Board: “In far too many cases, these so-called noncompetes are an unwarranted restriction on freedom to transact and a drag on growth. If Congress won’t act to narrow their scope, states should take the lead.”

Hotels See Panic Buttons As A #MeToo Solution For Workers. Guest Bans? Not So Fast.

– The New York Times
Through company policy or legislation pushed by local officials, panic buttons have become increasingly widespread at hotels across the country. But the hotel industry has fiercely resisted measures that would punish the accused, saying that they would threaten guests’ due process rights.
– The Guardian
Democrats came close in a number of rural districts but Republicans, on balance, still dominate outside of metro areas.