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Small-business owners are struggling with their supply chains. But they're more optimistic.

Sep 14, 2021
The National Federation of Independent Business reports nearly half of small businesses surveyed raised prices in August.
Supply chain hiccups are translating into higher prices at small businesses, including some stores that sell eyewear.
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How exactly does OSHA make rules?

Sep 10, 2021
A presidential order requiring a new standard means the pressure's on.
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A United Airlines plane.
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FDA nears deadline to decide the fate of vapes

Sep 8, 2021
The regulator will decide whether e-cigarettes products, including those from major brands like Juul and Vuse, can stay on the market.
Vaping and e-cigarette products are displayed in a store on Dec. 19, 2019 in New York City. The FDA is closing in on making possible vaping restrictions.
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Labor Day gas prices are the highest in years

Sep 6, 2021
Demand shot up this summer as people hoped to get out. Then Hurricane Ida stopped some production.
In 2012, gas prices in Los Angeles were over $5 a gallon.
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Ports are crowded as the holiday season approaches

Sep 3, 2021
Workers across industries have expressed frustration all year about shipping delays. Now it's crunch time again.
Container ships and shipping containers are viewed at the Port of Los Angeles with the Port of Long Beach in the distance in San Pedro, California.
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As white-collar workers stay remote, those in service jobs are missing customers

Sep 1, 2021
As offices stay closed, service workers have felt the sting.
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Zoom adds donation option to its list of features

Aug 31, 2021
As remote work continues, Zoom and other teleconferencing platforms are offering new features to stay competitive.
People pass by the Nasdaq building as the screen shows the logo of the video-conferencing software company Zoom after the opening bell ceremony on April 18, 2019 in New York City.
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Banks can be an obstacle for sites like OnlyFans

Aug 27, 2021
Banks have to consider federal laws built around sex trafficking. There's also the matter of dealing with disputed charges.
Adult websites like OnlyFans can face a variety of concerns from financial institutions.
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Delta Air Lines' $200 charge to unvaccinated employees puts penalty power to the test

Aug 26, 2021
According to Delta, 75% of its employees are vaccinated.
A Delta Air Lines employee waits for passengers at an empty check-in counter at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia.
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