Union to push for minimum wage in California health care | California

(Central Square) – A union representing more than 100,000 health care workers plans to push in the upcoming legislative session for a statewide health care minimum wage, arguing that higher wages are needed to increase retention among healthcare workers. The Service Employees International Union – United Health Workers of the West is seeking legislation to … Read more

Junk removal with Picker-Uppers continues to grow | Business

About 15 years ago, New Ulm native Justin Keach moved to the Seattle area and was hired by 1-800-GOT-JUNK, a Canadian residential and commercial junk removal company. Working as a team, he and his colleagues spent their workdays cleaning houses. Not long after, he moved to Washington, D.C., when he had an idea that clicked … Read more

Buff City Soap among several new local businesses | Business

A fast-growing handmade soap business just opened a Mankato store in the strip mall that includes Old Navy and Michaels. Buff City Soap sells a variety of plant-based soaps and other products that are made daily in-store. Franchise owner Chris Myers said this is his 11th store, with the other 10 in Iowa. “There’s been … Read more

The growth of the homeless population is tripping up downtown business owners

Morganton is growing, and that growth doesn’t come without some pain. In September of this year, officers with the Morganton Department of Public Safety responded to 122 trespassing calls, a call they often receive about people experiencing homelessness trespassing on other people’s property. That’s more than double the number of trespassing calls since September 2021, … Read more

GTC sheriff: Jail health services ‘nightmare’ | Local news

TRAVERSE CITY — The Grand Traverse County Commission could approve a new company Monday to provide medical and mental health services at the jail. The company, Advanced Correctional Healthcare, submitted a $1.223 million bid for services from Jan. 1 through the end of 2023. The Record-Eagle’s past and ongoing coverage of the Grand Traverse County … Read more

Seneca Nation Gets Into Legal Marijuana Business With Cannabis Dispensary In Falls | Local news

NIAGARA FALLS — The Seneca Nation is getting into the legal marijuana business, and part of the new operation will be located on sovereign land in downtown Niagara Falls. On Tuesday, following the official swearing in of new president Ricky Armstrong Sr., the Seneca family confirmed that construction work taking place on property next to … Read more

Bismarck state legislator, business partner disputes critical report on construction cost overruns

A Bismarck-area state lawmaker and his business partner say the North Dakota state auditor failed to do due diligence in a review of building cost overruns under the late Attorney General Wayne Stenehem. State Auditor Josh Gallion said he stood by the critical investigative report released last month, but noted time constraints amid a busy … Read more

Manufacturers are ahead of the display technology boom

A visitor tries out an OLED TV during an exhibition in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province. XU JIANMEI/FOR CHINA DAILY Chinese display panel and home appliance makers are upping the ante in next-generation semiconductor display technologies that have huge application potential in large-size commercial screens, vehicle-mounted devices, and virtual and augmented reality, they said industry experts. TV … Read more

Richmond Jet Center and Aero Industries

Richmond Jet Center/Aero Industries, a full-service fixed operator at Richmond International Airport, is operated by the 3rd generation Clark family. At Richmond Jet Center and Aero Industries’ annual shareholder meeting, the documents President Michael Clark hands out will likely end up with rings from water glasses and dinner stains. That’s because the annual meeting that … 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