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City"s largest business group supports bill to end religious exemptions for vaccines

The Partnership for New York City is calling on state lawmakers to pass a bill that would bar New Yorkers from refusing vaccinations on religious grounds.The group, which represents more than 350... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 12th, 2019

Top CEOs pledge to put employees before profits

Companies should focus on social responsibilities as well as profits, the Business Roundtable, a group of corporate chief executives that includes the head of the largest U.S. bank and the CEO of the world’s largest airline, said on Monday......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersAug 19th, 2019

Top CEOs say companies should put social responsibility above profit

Companies should focus on social responsibilities as well as profits, the Business Roundtable, a group of corporate chief executives that includes the head of the largest U.S. bank and the CEO of the world's largest airline, said on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 19th, 2019

The lobbying group for powerful CEOs is rethinking how it defines a corporation’s purpose

The new statement, released Monday by the Business Roundtable -- whose members are CEOs of America’s largest comp.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 19th, 2019

Group of top CEOs says maximizing shareholder profits no longer can be the primary goal of corporations

The new statement, released Monday by the Business Roundtable -- whose members are CEOs of America’s largest comp.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 19th, 2019

Tiny veterans homes proposal advances in Milwaukee

A city of Milwaukee commission endorsed selling 7 acres to build tiny houses for veterans despite protests from a local business group that the city-owned land should instead be saved for a job-creating industrial development.  Veterans Outreach .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 15th, 2019

Steel City Pops may permanently leave Atlanta popsicle business

Steel City Pops could leave the popsicle business in Atlanta for good. The Birmingham-based company listed its space in Decatur for lease and the shop’s furniture and production kitchen for sale Aug. 5 with The Shumacher Group. The rent for the .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 8th, 2019

IMA Financial acquires Wichita independent insurance business

A branch of Wichita's IMA Financial Group has acquired the William D. Jones Agency, adding to IMA's standing as the area's largest independent insurance group. Transaction terms were not disclosed. IMA said Jones associates will join IMA Select. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 5th, 2019

One of Greater Cincinnati’s largest private companies makes buy

One of the largest private companies in Greater Cincinnati has purchased a longtime Louisville business. West Chester Township-based office furniture and workplace design firm RCF Group announced Thursday that it purchased Louisville’s Office Envir.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 1st, 2019

Prime Motor"s Rosenberg to receive BBJ social leadership award

David Rosenberg, CEO of Prime Motor Group, second-largest automobile dealership in New England, has been named the 2019 winner of the Boston Business Journal's Lewis Family Foundation CEO Social Leadership Award. The annual award is given to a regi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 29th, 2019

CHA Consulting buys New York City construction management firm, its third acquisition this year

CHA Consulting is the largest engineering firm in the Albany region. Its CEO says this latest acquisition supports the company's objective of expanding its services and presence in the New York City metro area......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 17th, 2019

Columbus printing facility to shutter, lay off 63

A local printing operation that was once the city's largest is closing. Taylor Communications Inc. said in a filing with the state that it is closing the Vectra Visual facility at 3950 Business Park Drive on the West Side, and 63 people will be laid .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 15th, 2019

Thomas Cook turns to China"s Fosun to save oldest travel firm

Thomas Cook is in talks on a 750 million pound ($941 million) bailout that will give its largest investor Fosun Tourism control of the indebted British group's package-tour business, in a blow to other shareholders......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 12th, 2019

Prevailing wage expansion unlikely to happen this year, Cuomo says

New York lawmakers are unlikely this year to approve an expansion of the prevailing wage, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday morning. But Greg Biryla, who leads a group that represents small business interests, said he doesn't consider the bill dead.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 20th, 2019

Uber picks Melbourne as test site for flying taxi service

Uber Technologies said it will use Australia's second-largest city, Melbourne, as the first international test site for the group's planned flying taxi service......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 11th, 2019

City Council speaker will rework fur ban legislation

The Business Council of New York State, the state's largest business advocacy organization, is backing legislation that would authorize drivers licenses for residents who entered the country... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 3rd, 2019

State"s largest business group backs licenses for immigrants

The Business Council of New York State, the state's largest business advocacy organization, is backing legislation that would authorize drivers licenses for residents who entered the country... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 3rd, 2019

Business groups blast de Blasio"s paid vacation proposal

Mayor Bill de Blasio's push to mandate paid vacations will mean fewer workers getting paid and more businesses vacating the city's commercial corridors, several of leading industry groups warned.As... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 29th, 2019

Texas may pass a "Save Chick-fil-A" bill

The bill would prohibit the state government from refusing to do business with companies because of their religious affiliations......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 17th, 2019

Cover Story: Women Who Mean Business talk entrepreneurship

Each year the Kansas City Business Journal’s Women Who Mean Business program honors the area’s outstanding executives, professionals and entrepreneurs. As we celebrate the program’s 20th year, we want to call upon this group to examine important.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 17th, 2019

Trump Slams De Blasio After 2020 Presidential Announcement

"The Dems are getting another beauty to join their group," Trump tweeted. Hours into the newly announced White House campaign of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, President Donald Trump on Thursday m.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 16th, 2019