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Businesses would be banned from asking for salary history under proposed Cincinnati ordinance

Businesses within the city of Cincinnati would be barred from asking about applicants’ salary history under an ordinance proposed by Councilwoman Tamaya Dennard on Friday. The ordinance is aimed at combatting unequal pay between men and women and.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 9th, 2018

University of Cincinnati College of Law names Verna Williams dean

The University of Cincinnati named a new dean for its College of Law, marking the first time in the school's history the position has been held by an African American. UC Provost Kristi Nelson announced Wednesday that Verna Williams, who has held.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals5 min. ago

Breaking down the DOL’s new 2019 overtime proposal

On March 7, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) unveiled its new overtime proposal in a notice of proposed rule-making (NPRM), which would update the salary thresholds according to which workers are entitled to overtime compensation.  Accordi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 18th, 2019

Developers, planners: Proposed transit development rules for Charlotte represent good compromise

The city of Charlotte has spent the past 18-plus months revamping its ordinance for transit-oriented development, commonly referred .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 15th, 2019

Less Than Zero? This Proposed ETF Would Pay Investors, But There"s A Catch

The fee battle being waged in the exchange traded funds space is probably the most compelling in the industry's history, but an upstart issuer is looking to employ a novel concept: an ETF that actually pays its investors. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMar 13th, 2019

Kroger exploring health care business

Kroger Co. is looking into launching a health care business, following up on CEO Rodney McMullen’s statement last week that the supermarket giant plans to add more businesses that provide alternative profit streams.  Cincinnati-based Kroger, the n.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 12th, 2019

FC Cincinnati kicks off MLS play: PHOTOS

FC Cincinnati made franchise history on Saturday night when, after three seasons in a second-tier league, it took the field for its first regular-season Major League Soccer match. FC Cincinnati lost its MLS opener 4-1 to the Seattle Sounders at C.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 3rd, 2019

Plan proposed for the future of Atwater Kent Museum

A plan is being proposed that would involve Drexel University taking custody of the Atwater Ken Museum’s collection of more than 130,000 artifacts that embody Philadelphia’s history.  A meeting was held Wednesday night on the plan that would e.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 27th, 2019

City Council defers plastic bag ban

The Albuquerque City Council deferred its vote Wednesday night on curbing single-use plastics from its local businesses. The City Council moved the ordinance 60 days down the line to do a thorough economic impact analysis and continue discussions wi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 21st, 2019

"Plaza Bowl" height limit ordinance passes City Council

The ordinance proposed earlier this week that would limit building heights within the “bowl” of the Country Club Plaza won unanimous approval from the Kansas City Council on Thursday.   The day before, the Planning, Zoning and Economic Develop.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2019

Spectacular skylines can also be bird killers. Here"s how a proposed Chicago ordinance is trying to help.

Glass-sheathed modern buildings make for spectacu.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneFeb 11th, 2019

Cashless trend worries lawmakers: "If it"s not discrimination, it"s elitism"

A proposed law in Philadelphia would make it illegal for businesses to turn away customers who don't pay with cards or mobile devices. Supporters say those businesses are unfair to minorities and the poor. David Begnaud reports......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 8th, 2019

Factbox: Franco-German mergers: a difficult history

Berlin and Paris are working to change European competition rules to facilitate large cross-border mergers, after the European Union blocked Siemens and Alstom from merging their rail businesses on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 6th, 2019

Wright State approves new contract offer, faculty union says it"s "meaningless"

The Wright State University Board of Trustees has offered new contract terms to faculty members in an effort to resolve what has become the longest strike in the history of Ohio higher education. On Sunday, the board approved proposed contract ter.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 4th, 2019

Desantis pitches $91.3 billion spending plan

In what would be the largest budget in state history, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday released a proposed $91.3 billion spending plan that would increase school funding, pump money into water-quality projects and trim taxes. DeSantis’ proposal is a s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 1st, 2019

Cincinnati Art Museum exhibit celebrates Art Academy"s 150 years: SLIDESHOW

The Art Academy of Cincinnati is a small, private school that for most of its recent history welcomed its students to a somewhat secluded campus on the Eden Park hilltop next to the Cincinnati Art Museum. In 2005, the Academy leadership made the d.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 31st, 2019

Apple bans Facebook from tech tools for tracking teen browsing habits

Apple Inc said on Wednesday it had banned Facebook Inc from a program designed to let businesses control iPhones used by their employees, saying the social networking company had improperly used it to track the web-browsing habits of teenagers......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 30th, 2019

U.S. judge rejects Yahoo data breach settlement

A U.S. judge rejected Yahoo's proposed settlement with millions of people whose email addresses and other personal information were stolen in the largest data breach in history, faulting the Internet services provider for a lack of transparency......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 29th, 2019

France, Germany step up pressure over Alstom-Siemens deal

France and Germany raised pressure on the European Union's competition chief to approve the merger of Alstom and Siemens' rail businesses, warning that thwarting the proposed European champion would be a strategic error......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 21st, 2019

Disruption: Traditional Vs Digital Business Practices

The idea of having a business of our own is a leap that some would call courageous, adventurous or a bad idea. The history of how businesses evolve and i.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJan 17th, 2019

Kent intervenes to help Dick"s Drive-In and other businesses jeopardized by Sound Transit plan

The city council voted unanimously to pass a temporary emergency ordinance this week that prevents Sound Transit from co-opting 30 acres......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 17th, 2019