If you applied for a job at Publix recently, you just might be in line for some cash. The supermarket chain based in Lakeland, will shell out nearly $6.8 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over background checks.
Wal-Mart is planning to abandon the minimum wage. On Wednesday, Wal-Mart’s CEO Douglas McMillion told reporters that the company plans to pay all workers at a rate higher than the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour, although he declined to say how much more. “It is our intention over time that we will be […]
Women are driving small business growth, starting more than 1,200 net new women-owned businesses every day. But the deck is stacked against us – especially women of color – and we still face major barriers to success in business, from access to capital to affordable child care to outdated workplace standards that don’t work for our families and employees.