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Some 40 million Americans don't get paid for sick days. Efforts to mandate paid sick leave, but obstacles remain.
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Many companies now offer paid time off instead of a set number of vacation and sick days. It's easier for employers and workers, but can make it hard to hold on to unused time off.
Call it plenty of beer with no waste. MillerCoors said its Golden, Colo., brewery, the largest U.S. brewery, is landfill free.
NYC is becoming the largest U.S. city to make businesses provide paid sick time. But the requirement will burden small businesses, critics say.
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Young adults make up a disproportionate share of the nation's 50 million uninsured. Getting them to sign up for insurance coverage will be a major focus of the government this fall during the roll-out of Obamacare.
New York's highest court said Starbucks' baristas must share their tips with shift supervisors, but assistant managers are left out in the cold.
The takeover of a popular start-up raises concerns about whether its defining culture can survive a merger with a larger company.
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Seven in 10 full-time employees aren't happy at work—leading to nearly $550 billion in lost productivity each year, but perks aren't the answer, according to a Gallup study.
Even if you are thousands of miles away from the office and wearing pajamas, your boss could still be watching you just as closely as if you were sitting in the next cubicle over.
Small business owners are already curtailing hiring because of concerns over the cost of Obamacare, a recent survey found.
Forcing businesses to pay the minimum wage for interns ignores both the costs incurred and the value received by the intern, says Carol Roth.
As online grocery shopping gains traction, several new start-ups are betting that consumers will be willing to shell out for dinner kits delivered straight to their doors.
Family dynamics in upstarts can mean heightened confrontation, but also greater loyalty. In time for Father's Day, father-son business owners, who make it work.
Colorado-based company OnTap says its flavor enhancer provides craft-beer taste without the extra cost.
Recently, Wal-Mart has been only hiring temporary workers at many of its US stores, the first time the world's largest retailer has done so outside of the holiday shopping season.
After months of uncertainty about taxes and budget cuts, small businesses are carefully hiring again. But some start-ups say it's challenging finding qualified applicants.
An entrepreneurial revolution is spreading in all corners of the globe. Innovators are driving a transformation.
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Go inside the crisis in America's cities—from Oakland to Detroit and Trenton—as they fight to retain former glory.