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New York Moves Closer to a $15 Minimum Wage for Fast-Food Employees
Minimum Wage

New York Moves Closer to a $15 Minimum Wage for Fast-Food Employees

A state-appointed panel has recommended a significant increase from $8.75 an hour.
Kate Taylor
Do You Have a Plan to Survive the Proposed Overtime Rules?
Employee Compensation

Do You Have a Plan to Survive the Proposed Overtime Rules?

One thing politicians seem to forget is that when they change the rules to try to force higher pay, the money has to come from somewhere.
Doug and Polly White
What Uber Has Learned About Expansion, Hurdles and Growing Pains
Uber

What Uber Has Learned About Expansion, Hurdles and Growing Pains

In this video, Uber East Coast general manager Meghan Verena Joyce talks about the company's road to success.
Catherine Clifford
Uber Takes Swipe at NYC Regulators With Clever 'De Blasio' Feature
Uber

Uber Takes Swipe at NYC Regulators With Clever 'De Blasio' Feature

The ride-hailing transportation giant has updated its app with a special message for residents of the Big Apple.
Catherine Clifford
FDA Extends Deadlines for Chain Restaurant to Add Calorie Counts to Menus
Regulations

FDA Extends Deadlines for Chain Restaurant to Add Calorie Counts to Menus

There's still confusion on what adding calorie counts will actually mean for many food establishments.
Kate Taylor
Chipotle Raises Prices in San Francisco After Minimum Wage Hike
Chipotle

Chipotle Raises Prices in San Francisco After Minimum Wage Hike

As San Francisco becomes an even pricier place to do business, it's becoming more expensive to buy burritos.
Kate Taylor
California Man Must Pay for Gunning Down His Neighbor's Drone
Privacy Concerns

California Man Must Pay for Gunning Down His Neighbor's Drone

What protections do drone-weary citizens have as the gadgets increasingly fill our friendly skies?
Geoff Weiss
The First Net Neutrality Complaint Looks Doomed to Fail
Net Neutrality

The First Net Neutrality Complaint Looks Doomed to Fail

A test case of the FCC's new net neutrality rules arrived on the agency's doorstep. It involves slow web streams, but is likely to fail.
Two California Farmers Just Stopped the Government From Stealing Your Products
Regulations

Two California Farmers Just Stopped the Government From Stealing Your Products

The Supreme Court's ruling over raisins means regulators need to think twice about taking private property.
Ray Hennessey
Amazon Insists Federal Rules Apply to U.S. Deliveries by Drone
Delivery

Amazon Insists Federal Rules Apply to U.S. Deliveries by Drone

The e-retailing giant says local communities should not be allowed to regulate unmanned aerial systems authorized by federal aviation regulators.
San Francisco's Law Targeting Sugary Sodas May Mean Trouble for Starbucks
Starbucks

San Francisco's Law Targeting Sugary Sodas May Mean Trouble for Starbucks

As the city contemplates a law that will require warnings on soda advertising, the Frappuccino comes under fire.
Kate Taylor
Dear Politician: If Small Business Is So Important, How Do You Explain These Facts?
Small Businesses

Dear Politician: If Small Business Is So Important, How Do You Explain These Facts?

The economy runs on private-sector job growth. Why is that so hard to understand?
Susan Solovic
Companies Can Now 'Test The Waters' Before Pursuing a Mini-IPO
Finance

Companies Can Now 'Test The Waters' Before Pursuing a Mini-IPO

A recently approved provision of the JOBS Act allows business to meet and share information with potential investors.
Kendall Almerico
This U.S. City Just Made an Unusual Move to Compete With Uber
Regulations

This U.S. City Just Made an Unusual Move to Compete With Uber

Long Beach, Calif., became the first major U.S. city to ease taxi regulations in the face of competition from ridesharing services.
Geoff Weiss