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Business leaders, educators, and others should be doing all they can to come up with innovative ways to meet the challenge of filling so-called “middle-skill” jobs in Southeast...
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July 17, 2019
After it passed the California Assembly earlier this year, that state's Senate is set to begin hearings this week on a sweeping reform to the way employers classify their workers as either employees or contractors. Assembly Bill 5 would codify a landmark state supreme court ruling that raised the bar for when companies can legally classify folks as independent contractors.
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July 10, 2019
Some significant players on Wall Street, including Goldman Sachs, are putting more of their cash into startups that aim to boost automation in the construction industry.
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July 02, 2019
After weeks of speculation about how he would be able to do it unilaterally, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced he has signed an executive order to extend the life of the state agency that oversees the plumbing industry.
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June 17, 2019
In the wake of a terrible summer storm that ripped through Dallas this past weekend, investigators are looking into exactly what conditions were like in the area where a...
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June 12, 2019
In a move that surprised veterans of the legislative process in Austin, Texas Governor Greg Abbott this week said he would act unilaterally to extend the life of the...
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June 06, 2019
One of the few licensed trades in Texas will no longer be regulated after lawmakers in Austin failed to extend the life of the state agency that oversees plumbers. The Texas State...
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May 28, 2019
Cities and Counties in Texas will still be able to tell private employers that they must provide paid sick leave, something Republicans in the Legislature failed to rein in this...
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May 20, 2019
Prior to what turned out to be a disappointing IPO for investors, ridesharing giant Uber Technologies told the federal government that it was moving to settle thousands...
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May 15, 2019
Business groups and others opposed to ending the so-called Texas Dream Act, a state law that provides a tuition break for certain undocumented students, appear to have been...
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May 09, 2019