Black Enterprise: CONGRESSIONAL EFFORT UNDERWAY TO KEEP INCREASING BLACK FRANCHISE OWNERS

Black entrepreneurs have long turned to franchising as a way to launch businesses, build assets, and create jobs where they operate. In recent years, Black franchise owners have used the prototype business model to become owners of franchises including 7-Eleven, Smoothie King, Amago Cleaning Systems, FastSigns, Midas, and the UPS Store to name a few. U.S Census Bureau data showed that 30.8% […]

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The Hill: Business groups urge Congress to combat LGBTQ discrimination in workplace

By: Cate Martel Business groups are urging Congress to pass the Equality Act, a piece of federal legislation to ensure federal protections for LGBTQ individuals. A total of 44 business groups, including the National Association of Manufacturers, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the American Medical Association, sent a letter to congressional leaders on Wednesday advocating for […]

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CEI: Democrats Invent New Joint Employer Controversy

By: Trey Kovacs There is a new invented controversy involving the National Labor Relations Board’s joint employer rulemaking, which seeks to clarify the definition of joint employer liability for businesses engaged in numerous business relationships (see here, here and here for more on Democrats’ partisan attacks on this rulemaking). Bloomberg reports that Democrats in the House Education and Labor committee are up […]

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Forbes: Trouble Brewing In The Middle East: One Key Lesson Of The Arab Spring

By: E Hachemi Aliouche On December 17, 2010, after having his produce confiscated by the police, Mohamed Bouazizi, a 25-year old Tunisian street vendor set himself on fire, causing his death, and unleashing massive street riots that quickly spread first across Tunisia, and then to several other North African and Middle Eastern countries. This desperate […]

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