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News, articles and information about small businesses, starting and owning and operating a small business, employment law, employment taxes, minimum wage. (Photo iTOWNS)
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  • The NLRB-McDonald's ruling could be the beginning of a franchise war

    The NLRB-McDonald's ruling could be the beginning of a franchise war
    It has been accurately observed that a single sentence in a terse ruling issued last week by the general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board has the potential to bring U.S. labor law into sync with the 21st century. The ruling involves at...
  • Why unions are lovin' McDonald's labor ruling

    Why unions are lovin' McDonald's labor ruling
    The most surprising bit of news this week was a ruling out from the National Labor Relations Board, saying that McDonald's Corp. functions as a joint employer with its franchisees and can therefore be held liable for their employment decisions. The...
  • Arnold M. Jolivet, director of the Maryland Minority Contractors Association, dies

    Arnold M. Jolivet, director of the Maryland Minority Contractors Association, dies
    Arnold M. Jolivet, a longtime advocate for minority- and women-owned businesses who was a familiar presence at City Hall, died of complications from heart disease Sunday morning at Sinai Hospital. The Village of Cross Keys resident was 71. "Mr....
  • 2 sets of rules for commission, citizens: My Word

    2 sets of rules for commission, citizens: My Word
    As a local small-business owner, I'm invested in the well-being of our community. My company, Armando y Jorge's Orlandoñan Hot Sauce, even boasts of Orlando in the name. What's not so hot? Orange County Commissioner Fred Brummer's thinly veiled attack...
  • Hampton PTA holds emotional town hall on controversial raises

    Hampton PTA holds emotional town hall on controversial raises
    HAMPTON — Teachers, parents and elected officials gathered for an emotional and at times boisterous meeting to discuss controversial pay raises received by school administrators. The forum, held at City Hall and hosted by the Hampton PTA,...
  • Easton's Mercantile Home to be filmed for MSNBC show

     
    An Easton small business will be the subject of an upcoming MSNBC "Your Business" when the television show visits Mercantile Home this week. MSNBC will profile local business owners Ken Jones Jr. and Ron Morris and film them as they......
  • 2014 Ford Transit Connect Wagon: First Drive

     
    New cars are expensive these days, there's just no getting around it. If you have a family to feed and a budget to keep, affording a new people mover to cart around your brood can be increasingly difficult. Ford thinks......
  • Six Pillars group making progess on goals

    In the fall of 2012, Broward County became an official "Six Pillars" community, setting out a growth strategy for the next two decades as the county's population of 1.8 million is expected to grow further. On Friday, Broward leaders reported the...
  • The Obamacare exemptions that aren't

    The Obamacare exemptions that aren't
    Numerous readers have written The Times to criticize President Obama and congressional Democrats for championing an unpopular healthcare reform law while, the writers say, exempting themselves from it. For example, Daniel A. Cowell of Monrovia wrote:...
  • Letters: Open up Yosemite -- and the rest of government

    Letters: Open up Yosemite -- and the rest of government
    Re "Yosemite closure a blow to U.S. image," Oct. 3 Although I appreciate the words by my congressman, Tom McClintock (R-Elk Grove), on the House floor last week about the importance of Yosemite National Park to our local economy, words are not enough....
  • Comedy Central's Nathan Fielder is behind Dumb Starbucks

    Comedy Central's Nathan Fielder is behind Dumb Starbucks
    Nathan Fielder has come out as the prankster behind Dumb Starbucks, the parody coffee shop in Los Feliz that saw enthusiastic crowds for its off-label coffee and Vons pastries. [Updated, 6:14 p.m. PST Feb. 10: The Los Angeles County Health Department...