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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

Why a group of ABQ businesses is leading the way for a new homeless shelter

A housing project is being proposed by a new coalition made up of dozens of local businesses......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 28th, 2018

These 36 jobs pay more in Cincinnati than NYC: SLIDESHOW

Can you imagine moving to New York City and actually taking a pay cut? The cost of living is 147 percent higher in New York City than Cincinnati, but there are plenty of professions in the Big Apple that don't get the commensurate salary bump to ma.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 27th, 2018

Appeals court rules against Austin sick leave ordinance, extending legal battle

Austin's sick leave ordinance took another blow in court Friday. Texas' Third Court of Appeals ordered a temporary injunction in a lawsuit challenging the law, keeping it from taking effect for businesses and workers across the city, and sent the cas.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 16th, 2018

GE seeks to raise $4 billion with sale of Baker Hughes stake

General Electric Co on Tuesday unveiled a plan to raise about $4 billion by accelerating a proposed sale of a stake in oilfield services provider Baker Hughes , its latest move to simplify its businesses and reduce debt......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 13th, 2018

Romania sets new minimum salary, slammed by business group

Romania's government has passed an emergency ordinance that will create two different levels for the minimum national wage......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 9th, 2018

Businesses should boost voter turnout when politicians won"t

Tuesday's election is one of the most hotly contested midterms in modern American political history. Yet in many ways we have discouraged voters from participating in it. Alarming reports of... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 6th, 2018

Macy"s partners with Ohio company to roll out VR to more locations

Cincinnati-based Macy's Inc. partnered with an Ohio company on what the duo is calling the largest virtual reality rollout in retail history. Macy's (NYSE: M) partnered with Dayton-based Marxent to roll out virtual reality to 70 stores nationwide. They p.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 17th, 2018

Columbus officials propose new rules for future medical marijuana businesses

Columbus zoning officials have proposed legislation to outline where future medical marijuana businesses can locate in the city, and to require dispensaries to introduce themselves to the appropriate neighborhood association. The city Developmen.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 12th, 2018

Walmart, Target warn that tariffs will raise prices and hurt families

Walmart and Target are among that companies that have sent a letter to U.S. Trade Ambassador Robert Lighthizer warning that proposed tariffs on $200 billion on Chinese goods would hurt consumers and American businesses......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 24th, 2018

Florence set to become one of the costliest storms in US history

In 2016, when Hurricane Matthew was churning near Haiti, businesses across the Carolinas coast started feeling queasy......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 24th, 2018

Walmart letter warns tariffs will raise prices and tax American businesses

Walmart Inc. has sent a letter to U.S. Trade Ambassador Robert Lighthizer warning that proposed tariffs on $200 billion on Chinese goods would hurt consumers and American businesses......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 21st, 2018

Minimum wage increase debate heats up as St. Paul restaurant workers rally for, and against, tip credit

Two groups held marches outside of St. Paul City Hall today, on different sides of the argument regarding whether or not a proposed $15 minimum wage in the city should include a tip credit. A tip credit is a structure that allows businesses to pay .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 17th, 2018

NLRB Pushes to Rescind Obama-Era Union Ruling

The National Labor Relations Board has proposed rolling back an Obama-era job ruling that made it easier for contractors and workers at franchised businesses to form unions and collectively bargain with big corporations......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 14th, 2018

Goering Center awards Greater Cincinnati businesses

The Goering Center honored Greater Cincinnati’s top family and private businesses along with its longtime leader at its annual awards event on Wednesday night. Nearly 700 people attended the center’s 19th awards celebration at Jack Cincinnati C.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 13th, 2018

Economy Grows Moderately, But Trade Fears Rise, Fed"s Beige Book Says

Businesses voiced concern about mounting trade tensions, as recently imposed and proposed tariffs force companies to grapple with rising input costs, according to a Federal Reserve’s beige book report......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 12th, 2018

Businesses Concerned About Trade Tensions, Fed"s Beige Book Says

Businesses voiced concern regarding mounting trade tensions, as recently imposed and proposed tariffs force companies to grapple with rising input costs, according to a Federal Reserve’s beige book report......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 12th, 2018

Suburb lowers number, raises prices of new homes in proposed development

A Birmingham suburb is limiting the number of homes that may be built in a new subdivision. The Springville City Council approved an ordinance to reduce the number of homes in.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 11th, 2018

August Small Business Optimism Hits Record High

Small business owners are more optimistic than ever. The National Federation of Independent Businesses reported Tuesday morning the highest optimism reading in the 45-year history of the group's........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstSep 11th, 2018

Food trucks OK in NC beach town – for now

Food trucks are welcome in Carolina Beach – at least for now. In April, the small town just south of Wilmington adopted an ordinance that would allow food trucks on the island, but only from businesses that had a brick-and-mortar location in the comm.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 6th, 2018

U.S. cloud computing costs could soar under Trump"s proposed tariffs, report says

Under President Donald Trump’s proposed tariffs, cloud computing may become more expensive, which could hurt cloud providers — such as Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZ) , Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) — as well as small businesses that d.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 5th, 2018