BTW Articles

13 Jul

The Democratic Party Platform and Small Businesses

This past weekend, the Democratic Party finalized a national platform that promises to tackle antitrust violations, increase the federal minimum wage, and pursue single-payer healthcare.

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06 Jul

Minimum Wage Roundup

In the news this week, advocates called for Minneapolis to raise the city’s minimum wage to $15 per hour, and an increase to $15 per hour by 2020 was signed into law in Washington, D.C.

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06 Jul

Tennessee Looks to Adopt New Nexus Rule for Remote Sales

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam is urging the state’s Department of Revenue to adopt a rule that would let the state collect sales tax from online companies that sell more than $500,000 annually in the state.

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21 Jun

Minimum Wage Roundup

In Iowa, a Linn County working group recommended a minimum wage increase to $8.75 per hour; in Pennsylvania, Gov. Tom Wolf’s push for a minimum wage increase could be included in the next budget.

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07 Jun

Minimum Wage Roundup

Despite protests from business groups, in Washington, D.C., the mayor's minimum wage increase proposal moved forward; in Cleveland, the mayor and city council president urged defeat of a city-only $15 per hour minimum wage.

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31 May

Minimum Wage Roundup

Here’s a look at some of this week’s minimum wage stories making the news in California, New Jersey, and Vermont.

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24 May

New Overtime Rule Prompts Protests From Business Groups

A new rule from the Department of Labor that automatically extends overtime pay protections to more than four million workers within the first year of its implementation was opposed by various business groups, including the National Retail Federation.

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17 May

Minimum Wage Roundup

Here’s a look at some of this week’s minimum wage stories making the news, from New Jersey to Ohio.

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13 May

Teicher to Indies at ABA Annual Meeting: This is Our Moment

Among the good news presented at the ABA Annual Membership Meeting at BookExpo America on Thursday, May 12, is that for the seventh year in a row association membership has grown.

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03 May

South Dakota Sues Remote Retailers Over Sales Tax, Retailers Sue South Dakota

Two groups are challenging each other over sales tax collection in South Dakota, but their goal is likely the same: To take U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy up on his invitation to legally define nexus in a technological era far different than when the court last considered the issue.

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