Americans Rate Health Care System Failure: AP-NORC Survey

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Emmanuel Obeng-Dankwa worries about the rent on his New York City apartment, he sometimes refrains from refilling his blood pressure medication. “If there’s no money, I’d rather skip the medicine to be homeless,” said Obeng-Dankwa, a 58-year-old security guard. He is among a majority of U.S. adults who say health care … Read more

1,000 San Francisco airport food workers strike

CNN Business — Workers who deliver food and drinks to passengers at San Francisco International Airport are on strike seeking what they say will be their first raise in four years. The 1,000 strikers are members of Unite Here Local 2, a Bay Area union with 15,000 members. Airport workers work under a multi-employer collective … Read more

1,000 San Francisco airport food workers strike

CNN Business — Workers who deliver food and drinks to passengers at San Francisco International Airport are on strike seeking what they say will be their first raise in four years. The 1,000 strikers are members of Unite Here Local 2, a Bay Area union with 15,000 members. Airport workers work under a multi-employer collective … Read more

The Spa at 15th Avenue aims to help the mind and body

Three friends who met working in the beauty industry created a spa offering services that fit their values ​​of honesty and welcoming to all. In mid-August, co-owners Mandie Hart, Hailey Harris and Hailey Rae Hatfield opened HAVEN Mind Body Collective on 15th Avenue in Longview. Although the spa offers many typical beauty services, the staff … Read more

Wynn Resorts, Planet Fitness, AMC, Lyft and more

An exterior view shows Encore Las Vegas (L) and Wynn Las Vegas as the coronavirus continues to spread across the United States on March 15, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ethan Miller | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Las Vegas Sands, Wynn Resorts — Shares of the casino operators … Read more

While DeSantis has been ferrying legal asylum seekers to Martha’s Vineyard, business owners in his state are scrambling for workers

When he’s not making beds, he’s busy running the company. He is the president and CEO of IHRMC – which is based in Orlando, Florida. “I was making beds a few days ago. It is very difficult to find employees,” Gautem said. There are 11.2 million job openings in the United States, according to the … Read more

While DeSantis has been ferrying legal asylum seekers to Martha’s Vineyard, business owners in his state are scrambling for workers

CNN Business — For the past two years, Jan Gautem has been filling in sporadically as a housekeeper at Orlando, Florida hotels managed by Interesting Hotels & Resort Management, or IHRMC. When he’s not making beds, he’s busy running the company. He is the president and CEO of IHRMC – which is based in Orlando, … Read more

Plantel’s growing nursery business is … expanding | Santa Maria Chamber Spotlight | Business

Plantel Nurseries in the Santa Maria Valley has been growing high quality vegetable seedlings for 35 years. Sergio Ruiz, Contributor While the richness of the Santa Maria Valley’s farmland is easiest to see during harvest, when the vegetables, fruits and flowers are loaded onto trucks, the work begins long before that. The harsh conditions faced … Read more

UPDATED: More than 50 businesses are participating in the second annual Small Business Festival | Mid-Missouri News

COLUMBIA – The Columbia Chamber of Commerce hosted its second annual Small Business Festival on Thursday. Several hundred people attended the event, which featured food, live music and other family-friendly activities. “Small business is truly the soul of Columbia,” said Heather Hargrove, business development manager for Liberty Family Medicine. “We’re very fortunate to have a … Read more