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'They have let me down': Small businesses hit SBA's sluggish COVID response

‘They have let me down’: Small businesses hit SBA’s sluggish COVID response

Since the pandemic lockdown last year, three-quarters of the country’s small employers turned to the Small Business Administration (SBA) for help. But the demand for aid was so high that it left many entrepreneurs ...
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Employers offer stipends for babysitting and tutoring to sweeten child-care benefits and win over workers

Employers offer stipends for babysitting and tutoring to sweeten child-care benefits and win over workers

As working parents juggled their jobs and caregiving during the coronavirus pandemic, companies took notice. Companies have responded by offering new child-care benefits such as backup child care and stipends for college counseling services ...
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What the impending rubber ‘apocalypse’ means for the U.S. economy

What the impending rubber ‘apocalypse’ means for the U.S. economy

Rubber is a critical raw material needed for car tires, personal protective equipment such as masks and gloves, and many more everyday products. Anytime you’re going anywhere, you’re using rubber. Now, supply chain disruptions ...
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More Than 30 States Sue Google Over 'Extravagant' Fees In Google Play Store

More Than 30 States Sue Google Over ‘Extravagant’ Fees In Google Play Store

More than 30 states are accusing Google of operating like an illegal monopoly by abusing the power it has over developers and eliminating competition in how people download and pay for apps on their ...
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Fed meeting minutes: What to know this week

Fed meeting minutes: What to know this week

Investors will return on Tuesday to a holiday-shortened week, with the stock market closed Monday in observance of the Fourth of July in the U.S. The central focus of the week will be on ...
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