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Convention Connects Veteran Business Owners With Government Agencies

Convention Connects Veteran Business Owners With Government Agencies

It’s no secret that veterans of the U.S. armed forces often have a tough time finding employment upon exiting the military, but according to Atlanta-area NPR station WABE, the unemployment…

Vehicle Shipping Company Unable to Deliver on Time

Vehicle Shipping Company Unable to Deliver on Time

The United States Transportation Command announced a few changes of its own prior to the beginning of this year’s hectic season for change-of-station moves for troops.Among the announcements, a new…

US District Court Dismisses Class-Actions Against Apple Claiming Unfair Wage Practices in Security Checks

US District Court Dismisses Class-Actions Against Apple Claiming Unfair Wage Practices in Security Checks

A U.S. District Court Judge has dismissed class-action lawsuits arguing that employees of Apple Stores across the country deserve overtime pay for time spent in mandatory security checks performed after…

HVAC Industry Faces New Rules and Regulations in 2015

HVAC Industry Faces New Rules and Regulations in 2015

The heating and air conditioning industry may be in for a major shake-up in 2015. Tuesday’s Federal Register included potential new rules from the Consumer Product Safety Commission that would…

Patent Lawyer Ordered to Repay $5 Million He Embezzled From Window Treatment Company

Patent Lawyer Ordered to Repay $5 Million He Embezzled From Window Treatment Company

With the wide variety of window treatments available, it is perhaps no surprise that companies that design and sell shutters, blinds and other items spend a significant amount of time…

Telecommuting On the Rise, Helps Decongest Metropolitan Traffic in Houston Area

Telecommuting On the Rise, Helps Decongest Metropolitan Traffic in Houston Area

Navigating rush hour traffic can be exasperating, if not outright nerve-wracking. A long or particularly stressful commute can even be enough to deter a candidate from accepting a job offer.…

‘Today Show’ Host Uses Hidden Cameras on Garage Door Repairmen — and the Results Were Shocking

‘Today Show’ Host Uses Hidden Cameras on Garage Door Repairmen — and the Results Were Shocking

It’s a familiar story for homeowners: they call a repair company for a minor issue only to be told they need a bunch of extra services instead. And it’s exactly…

Quincy Medical Center ER in Quincy, MA To Stay Open, Despite Hospital Closing

Quincy Medical Center ER in Quincy, MA To Stay Open, Despite Hospital Closing

The Steward Health Care System, which currently owns the Quincy Medical Center in Quincy, MA, has been facing a less-than-happy holiday season as it prepares to close the majority of…

Housing Sharing Services Force Corporate Housing to Change Their Stay Offerings

Housing Sharing Services Force Corporate Housing to Change Their Stay Offerings

Corporate housing in Boston and Cambridge has been thriving, but housing sharing services like Airbnb are forcing the industry to offer new, shorter options for length of stays. According to…

Amazon Extends Free Shipping Deadline This Year

Amazon Extends Free Shipping Deadline This Year

It’s that time of year again — for holiday spirit, giving, and, of course, the anxiety that comes with waiting too long to do Christmas shopping online. The good news…