The U.S. Supreme Court weighed in for the first time Monday on a $15-an-hour minimum wage.
The U.S. Supreme Court weighed in for the first time Monday on a $15-an-hour minimum wage, signaling it does not plan to stop the movement that is spreading across the nation, worker advocates say. Read more »
That drone flying around a suburban house might not belong to a wannabe pilot — it may be a tool that's become indispensable for a small business. Read more »
In the aftermath of California and New York becoming the first states to raise the statewide minimum wage to $15, some small businesses with hourly workers are rethinking how they can absorb the... Read more »
The Internal Revenue Service announced this week that taxpayers who need to make a payment in cash can now do so at 7-Eleven convenience stores. Read more »
California and New York are poised to become the highest-paid minimum-wage states in the nation after their governors each reached deals with lawmakers to raise the lowest amount a worker can be... Read more »
Volkswagen and government regulators must present a detailed plan within a month on getting nearly 600,000 diesel cars to comply with clean air laws or risk the possibility of a trial this summer... Read more »
Americans spent just over $60 billion on their pets last year, a record fueled by a big jump in what owners shelled out for services like grooming, boarding and training. Read more »
Donald Trump's railing about what's wrong in corporate America goes further than the typical political populism: He vows to rewrite trade deals, tax imports and punish U.S. companies. And he's... Read more »
Thrill seekers looking to take their fear of heights to a new level can come to downtown Los Angeles this summer and careen down a clear glass slide atop the tallest building west of the Mississippi. Read more »
The government has for the first time reached its goal of giving 5 percent of federal contracting dollars to small businesses owned by women. Read more »
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak had a front row seat as the personal computer began to reshape society. So it made perfect sense to him to bring a convention meshing technology with pop culture to... Read more »
Gov. Brian Sandoval was still wrestling Friday with whether to end the state's opposition to adding a toxic, abandoned mine in western Nevada to a list of the country's most contaminated sites that... Read more »
California regulators deciding how to permit the future rollout of self-driving cars were told Thursday by consumer advocates that their cautious approach was right on, and by companies developing... Read more »
JPMorgan Chase will install new ATMs later this year that will allow customers to withdraw cash or initiate other transactions using their cellphone. Read more »
Don't look for a small business boom in 2016. Read more »
Patrick Brown is on an improbable mission: Make a burger Americans love, minus the meat. Read more »
The junk-bond market has something to really fear: fear itself. Read more »
Dow Chemical, DuPont and Yahoo didn't so much leap toward new corporate futures this week. They were pushed. Read more »
ial service center in Southern California where a husband and wife killed 14 people will not reopen until next year, raising concerns that some of the 30,000 people with developmental disabilities... Read more »
Small business owners are on edge as they wait to see if Congress will approve a big increase in the tax break they get to buy new equipment. Read more »
The seams of coal in some of Eddie Asbury's mines in McDowell County are so thin workers can barely squeeze down them. They enter on carts nearly flat on their backs, the roof of the mine coursing... Read more »
U.S company earnings are falling for the first time since 2009, when the economy was still reeling from the Great Recession. Read more »
Soon after customers arrive at Mozzeria for the first time, they notice something's different about the restaurant: Virtually every staffer is deaf. Read more »
SeaWorld will end orca shows at its San Diego park after visitors at the tourist attraction made it clear they prefer seeing killer whales act naturally rather than doing tricks, the company's top... Read more »
Don't look for a small business boom anytime soon. Read more »
Ten years ago, co-working spaces were a new concept, providing shared desks for freelancers and entrepreneurs as single "mom and pop" shops. Read more »
The Utah Women & Leadership Project will host an event called “Cents and Sensibility: Women and Money” on Sept. 9 at Utah Valley University to educate young women about the importance... Read more »
Shawn Nelson has built Lovesac over the course of 20 years. As he has grown up, so has the company behind the giant beanbag. Read more »
Did the website address you just went to really end with ".vegas" instead of ".com"? Read more »
President Barack Obama says underrepresentation of women and minorities among the nation's startups is hurting business. Read more »
Eva Monroy bought a mini pig for her family and fed it what the breeder instructed: a half-cup of food in the morning and a half-cup at night. Read more »
A proposal to give millions of U.S. workers a raise is forcing restaurant owner Michelle Shriver to make some hard choices. Read more »
Immigrants who were detained at a suburban Denver facility while they awaited deportation proceedings are suing the private company that held them, alleging they were paid $1 a day to do janitorial... Read more »
Rising commercial rents in newly trendy areas are forcing some small companies to change not only where they do business, but how they do it. Read more »
As the sun rises over Honolulu, commercial fisherman have already unloaded their catches and docked their boats for the day. The fish are lined up on pallets, packed in ice and displayed for buyers... Read more »
Small business owners: If you haven't prepared for the transition to chip-embedded credit and debit cards, you don't have long. Here are some tips to help you meet the Oct. 1 deadline to get new... Read more »
San Francisco officials are deciding whether to impose a warning on ads for a favorite drink of children and a bane of public health advocates: Sugary soda pop. Read more »
If you want an income, or you're an employer looking for help, it may be time to scrap the idea of the traditional 9-to-5 arrangement. Read more »
Wal-Mart is passing the chairmanship of the world's largest retailer from the eldest son of late founder Sam Walton to a third generation. Read more »
Dozens of California farmers aiming to meet voluntary water conservation targets submitted plans to the state saying they intend to plant less thirsty crops and leave some fields unplanted amid the... Read more »
The leader overseeing a massive oil cleanup along the California coast defended the initial response, saying there were workers on the ground after the spill that stained popular beaches. Read more »
Emergency workers and officials from a pipeline operator had gathered last week to train for the worst — an oil spill — when a 911 call came in reporting a noxious smell at a nearby beach. Read more »
A loan program that was supposed to lend as much as $40 million to struggling homeowners and businesses in this cash-strapped resort city has given out nothing and has instead led to a federal... Read more »
Hopi tribal leaders and Arizona's members of Congress are asking U.S. law enforcement to stop the sale of about a dozen sacred Hopi artifacts at a Paris auction house in June. Read more »
Hillary Rodham Clinton says Republicans in Congress and GOP presidential hopefuls are threatening tens of thousands of small-business jobs by seeking to cut a little-known government agency that... Read more »
Officials say more than 7,700 gallons of oil has been raked, skimmed and vacuumed from a spill that stretches across 9 miles of California coast — just a fraction of the crude that escaped... Read more »
When Alyssa Howes was 4, she lost her sight and started having seizures — up to 20 a day. Read more »
Farmers in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta who have California's oldest water rights are proposing to voluntarily cut their use by 25 percent to avoid the possibility of even harsher... Read more »
There are no "one size fits all" issues for small business in the 2016 presidential campaign. While candidates try to appeal to all small businesses, many owners want very specific things. Read more »
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