Politics/Policy

How Independent Contractors Factor Into Your Affordable Care Act Compliance

If your company uses independent contractors or workers from staffing agencies, make sure your HR department has correctly identified whether they’re ‘common law’ employees based on the IRS definition.

A Call to Free-Market Arms

There is a growing perception that our capitalist system is “rigged” toward the powerful and inaccessible to average citizens. Meanwhile, our political system has ground to a halt, mired in dysfunctional party politics and posturing. As a result, CEOs have generally disengaged from the ridiculousness that has become Washington, D.C. But leaving the battlefield does not mean the war has ended.

New Republican Senate Must Make the Economy Priority One

November’s midterm elections revealed that, more than five-years after the recession ended, Americans remain concerned about the economy. Companies can help by focusing on improving staff morale, loyalty and retention.

CEOs in Political Seats Could Be Good for Business

The midterm elections have put a few more CEOs in Congress, and some chiefs are expressing positive sentiment about having someone in office who understands their challenges and priorities.

Nationwide Water-Shortage Issues Spill Onto CEO’s Agenda

CEOs are making availability and development of water resources a bigger interest and concern across the board as record-breaking drought continues in California, as the Colorado River Valley deals with supply issues, and as the future of water remains an issue in other regions, including Texas, the Great Plains and the Southeast.

Lessons From Restaurant CEOs in the Minimum Wage Discussion

Restaurant CEOs, who employ thousands of part-timers, have yet to solve the minimum wage dilemma and are still struggling with the issue of whether to raise wages above the minimum wage in their facilities. 

Why Crony Capitalism Hurts Us All

Cronyism tips playing fields, derails innovation and—ultimately—breeds cynicism and downright outrage among the American public. But what’s to be done about it?

Capitalism Under Siege

Does the perception of cronyism, overregulation and overtaxation hurt commerce, and what should business leaders do about it?

More CEOs Have Political Aspirations This Campaign Season

More and more business leaders are getting involved in politics in their local markets, and this upcoming election season boasts a plethora of them.

States That Get it Right

While the nation-state is far from dead, more and more regions are feeling encumbered—if not suffocated—by centralized control. A large body of empirical research has examined the relationship between the size of government and economic outcomes; and based on that research, the U.S. has much room to scale back.
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CEO Confidence Falls Again In May Amid COVID Crisis 

A survey of 300+ CEOs conducted in early May shows declining confidence in business conditions, even as economy reopens in many parts of the country and around the world. But there could be a silver lining. 
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