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Leaving California: Why companies are fleeing to places like Tennessee

The worst part: No one seems to have a plan to stop it......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 14th, 2020

Leaving California: Why companies are fleeing to places like Texas

Businesses are moving out of California in rising numbers, complaining about high taxes, urban ills — and that no one seems to care. Texas is benefiting......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 20th, 2020

Jelly Belly and Yeezy got PPP loans. Which other California companies benefited?

More than 87,000 California businesses received PPP loans in the last 3 months, leaving few parts of the economy untouched. More than 87,000 California businesses received PPP loans in the last 3 months, leaving few parts of the economy untouched......»»

Category: topSource: latimesJul 6th, 2020

More than 580,000 California companies got PPP loans. Here"s what we know

More than 87,000 California businesses received PPP loans in the last 3 months, leaving few parts of the economy untouched. More than 87,000 California businesses received PPP loans in the last 3 months, leaving few parts of the economy untouched......»»

Category: topSource: latimesJul 6th, 2020

Specter of Texas raised by opponents of small-business rent moratorium bill

The CEO of the Greater Sacramento Economic Council says work-from-home policies could set the stage for more companies leaving California......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 10th, 2020

The 10 most popular destinations for those fleeing the San Francisco housing market

People are leaving in San Francisco because of out-of-control housing prices. Here are the places where they're moving......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 19th, 2018

Supreme Court won"t take up lead paint issue from California

The Supreme Court is leaving in place a decision that required paint companies to fund the removal of lead paint from California homes......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 15th, 2018

1,800 companies left California in a year — with most bound for Texas

A record number of companies are leaving California for states with a better business climate. Texas is the No. 1 destination, and it's not just because of taxes......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 13th, 2018

: Uber and Lyft must make drivers employees because California law has ‘overwhelming’ edge, judge says

A California judge ruled Monday that Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc. must classify their drivers as employees due to a new state law, a decision that threatens the business models of the ride-hailing giants and other gig-economy companies......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 10th, 2020

Garth Brooks to speak at Launch Tennessee"s 36|86 Festival

He’s got friends in "low places" — and soon he’ll have hundreds of virtual friends at Nashville’s largest entrepreneur conference. Country Music star Garth Brooks is set to speak at Launch Tennessee’s annual 36|86 festival, according to a .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 7th, 2020

: Uber, Lyft drivers in limbo as judge hears arguments in case brought by California

State attorney general and city attorneys of San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego want companies to be ordered to comply with AB 5, which would classify drivers as employees, immediately.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 6th, 2020

Uber and Lyft just got hit with another lawsuit in California over claims the companies are skirting the state"s gig worker law (UBER, LYFT)

Laura Buckman/Reuters; Carlo Allegri/Reuters California's labor commissi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 5th, 2020

California lawmakers consider banning all-white boards at public companies

First, California's Legislature enacted a so-called "women quota" law. Now, it will take up a measure that would ban all-white company boards......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 4th, 2020

How North Carolina can lure companies ditching California"s high taxes, strict regulations and Covid-19

As taxes and regulation rise against businesses in California and New York, companies are looking for outs, experts say. And North Carolina, with its low cost of doing business, could be just the ticket......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 4th, 2020

How North Carolina could capitalize if remote workers flee high-cost California

As working from home becomes the norm, North Carolina's relatively low cost of living makes it an attractive option for workers fleeing states such as California. And that could have big implications for economic development......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 4th, 2020

How North Carolina could capitalize on exodus of remote workers from high-cost California

As working from home becomes the norm, North Carolina's relatively low-cost of living makes it an attractive option for workers fleeing states such as California. And that could have big implications for economic development......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 3rd, 2020

Why a New York unemployment win for Uber and Lyft drivers may trickle over to California

A federal court in New York ruled the state must immediately pay out unemployment benefits to Uber and Lyft drivers — a ruling that may have favorable consequences for California AB5-related lawsuits against the ride-hailing companies......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 30th, 2020

Outside the Box: The ‘Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act’ has all the nuance of a sledgehammer

Legislation that targets Chinese companies listed on U.S. stock markets places the SEC in a geopolitical minefield......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 24th, 2020

Outside the Box: The Senate’s China-bashing legislation on company auditors has the nuance of a sledgehammer

The “Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act” targets Chinese companies listed on U.S. stock markets and places the SEC in a geopolitical minefield......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 24th, 2020

LinkedIn announces job cuts as pandemic disrupts overall hiring by other companies

LinkedIn announced Monday that it plans to cut about 6% of its employees, or about 960 jobs. In a note to employees that was posted on the company’s website, CEO Ryan Roslansky said the Sunnyvale, California-based professional networking si.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 21st, 2020

How a 104-year-old pencil factory in Tennessee has survived despite decades of overseas competition

  Musgrave Pencil Company is the only pencil factory left in Shelbyville, Tennessee, a town once called "Pencil City." While other companies in the area folded to competition, Musgrave held on by shifting its focus to prod.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 20th, 2020