NY business leaders urge pause on farmworker overtime change

This past March, US Rep. Antonio Delgado urged Gov. Kathy Hochul to reconsider a lowering of the threshold for overtime pay for agriculture workers from 60 hours a week to 40. Now, a day after he was sworn in as lieutenant governor, business leaders like Brian Sampson hope he’s still an ally. “We asked him … Read more

Accounting Firm EY Considers Split of Audit, Advisory Businesses

Big Four accounting firm Ernst & Young is considering a world-wide split of its audit and advisory businesses, amid regulatory scrutiny of potential conflicts of interest in the profession, according to people familiar with the matter. A split would be the biggest structural change at a Big Four firm since Arthur Andersen fell apart some … Read more

Female CEO’s Pay Rose 26% in 2021, but Ranks Remain Small | Business News

By MAE ANDERSON, AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) – Pay packages for the women who run S&P 500 companies jumped in 2021 as the economy recovered and stock prices and profits soared. Median pay for the women occupying the corner office rose to nearly $ 16 million, according to the annual survey conducted by … Read more

Hard Rock executive, entrepreneur share advice for success | News

WISE – The economic look north of the Bristol Casino may be “Viva Southwest Virginia” based on comments from panelists at Wednesday’s SWVA Economic Forum at UVA Wise. Virginia Economic Development Partnership CEO Jason El Koubi and a panel including Hard Rock Casino and Hotel Bristol CEO Allie Evangelista gave their takes on the region’s … Read more

Area teen is running his own business in Altoona

ALTOONA, Wis. (WEAU) -One area student, who hasn’t even finished high school yet, is turning his passion into a business. For Isaiah Prince, it’s all about the details. He’s been detailing cars in his spare time since middle school. This year he took that hobby and made it an official business. Tucked behind the Otter … Read more

New Fisher IT graduate program looks to build business skills for technology industry

The Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University. Courtesy of The Ohio State University In an evolving technological world, the Fisher College of Business is creating a new graduate certificate program to help Information Technology professionals keep up in an over $ 5.3 trillion industry. Starting in the fall, the fully-online program will … Read more

Mambu and Brim Financial Partner to Deliver Transformative Digital Banking, Embedded Finance Products Platform in Real-Time | Business

MIAMI – (BUSINESS WIRE) – May 25, 2022– Market-leading SaaS banking platform Mambu, and Brim Financial (Brim), one of the fastest growing fintech companies in North America, today announced a strategic partnership to deliver a modern, more powerful digital banking, deposit, lending and cards platform across Canada and the US Brim’s robust and modular platform … Read more

Big hair, beer and business: Colorado Springs entrepreneurs to celebrate Small Business Week | Subscriber-Only Content

Small-business owners in Colorado Springs can participate in several days of festivities, networking events and learning opportunities during the 10th annual Small Business Week for the Pikes Peak region. Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado and Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center are teaming up to host four days of events, June 4 to June … Read more

Glencore Pays up to $ 1.5B to Resolve Corruption Claims | Business News

BERLIN (AP) – Commodities firm Glencore says it has reached deals with authorities in the United States, Britain and Brazil to resolve corruption allegations in return for penalties totaling up to $ 1.5 billion. The Anglo-Swiss company said late Tuesday that it will pay $ 700 million to resolve a US bribery probe and a … Read more

Fannie Mae chief economist says the US housing market has finally turned a corner and temporary child tax credits contributed to Americans’ financial security in 2021

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. The good news: Americans’ financial security soared last year. The bad news: That may be due to this lucrative, but temporary tax break The share of Americans who said they were able to cover $ 400 in emergency expenses, using cash or its equivalents, reached a 9-year-high. Read … Read more