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Unions' House Victory May Be Fleeting

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Loud banging by business groups wasn't enough to stall a measure that makes it easier for workers to unionize. The Employee Free Choice Act won approval by the Democratic-controlled House on Thursday. While the prospect of their workers unionizing seems to be far from the mind of most ...

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Spurring Diversity Among Franchisees

Franchises can be a great idea for budding entrepreneurs who want to break free from corporate chains but don't want the risk of a start-up. That's the message that Miriam Brewer of the International Franchise Association wants to send women and minorities. As the new head of the group's diversity ...

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