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Restaurant owners coping with shifting overtime rules

Restaurants and other kinds of businesses were just getting ready to comply with an Obama administration rule extending overtime pay to 4.2 million workers when a federal judge in Texas issued a preliminary injunction Tuesday putting the change on hold for now. Keep Reading Restaurant owners coping with shifting overtime rules

Brad Thomas knows Donald Trump’s secrets

Spartanburg business and finance writer Brad Thomas has written a book on the GOP presidential nominee and businessman that reportedly reveals the secrets behind Donald Trump’s businesses and his brand. Keep Reading Brad Thomas knows Donald Trump’s secrets

Carson talks health care at Upstate Chamber Coalition summit

When planning health care reform, policymakers must “make sure the peripheral effects are not harmful,” said Carson, referencing the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) employer mandate, which requires a package of coverage beyond a certain number of employees. This requirement has helped stifle small business expansion, he said, which is “one of the reasons that our economy is so stagnant now.” Keep Reading Carson talks health care at Upstate Chamber Coalition summit

Graham wants to expand immigration

The nation is facing a shortage of workers in the future, Graham said. “So when you advertise for an American worker and you can’t find one … you can bring in temporary workers. That’s a win-win for us all,” he said. Keep Reading Graham wants to expand immigration