The poll, commissioned by the Small Business Majority, found most companies cited the high cost of plans and low resources available for plan administration as the main reasons for not offering 401ks or other retirement savings vehicles.
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Even though women’s entrepreneurship is thriving in California, that doesn’t mean women-owned businesses have it easy in the Golden State.
Vicki Shabo of the National Partnership for Women and Families discusses Small Business Majority's scientific opinion polling that found small businesses strongly support the FAMILY Act.
A great program that would benefit California’s small businesses is now threatened by a federal lawsuit, and if successful this legal challenge would be a devastating blow to the many small firms that struggle to offer the kind of retirement benefits typically found at large corporations.
The California Legislature has an opportunity to help small business owners like me by passing AB626, which would decriminalize the sale of home-cooked food. I grew up in Saigon, Vietnam, cooking in the restaurant my grandmother ran for over 60 years.
But to brick-and-mortar stores, the ruling righted a decades-old imbalance that favored internet retailers and led to the demise of thousands of merchants.
As a small business owner, I’m grateful that Virginia finally expanded Medicaid.
The Labor Department issued a final rule authorizing the expansion of association health plans over the objections of virtually everyone who weighed in on the proposal, including small businesses. Such broad opposition was with good reason.
But advocates worry that the move is a return to the bad old days before insurers had to adhere to standard regulations that protected consumers from paying insurance premiums, only to find coverage wasn't there when they needed it.