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    Punching In: Business Lobby Attacks Labor Plans in Budget Bill

    Monday morning musings for workplace watchers Battle Over Reconciliation | EBSA’s Quiet Progress Programming Note: “Punching In” won’t publish on Labor Day. We’ll be back on the clock Monday, Sept. 13. Ben Penn: Republicans may not have the votes to block union-bolstering provisions that Democrats aim to include in the budget reconciliation package, but don’t expect the GOP’s business allies to stand by and let Democrats weaken employers’ longstanding leverage in labor relations. Industry lobbyists—and the general public, for that matter—don’t know exactly what will be included in Democrats’ $3.5 trillion domestic policy package, which can be approved without Republican support. House and Senate committees are moving quickly to draft…

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    Elizabeth Holmes plans to claim at trial ex-boyfriend and Theranos business partner abused her

    Elizabeth Holmes, founder and former CEO of Theranos, arrives for motion hearing on Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, at the U.S. District Court House inside Robert F. Peckham Federal Building in San Jose, California. Yichuan Cao | NurPhoto | Getty Images In a bombshell revelation just days before her criminal fraud trial, defense attorneys for Elizabeth Holmes claim she’s suffered a “decade-long campaign of psychological abuse” from her former boyfriend and business partner Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani. “Balwani’s control included monitoring her calls, text messages, and emails; physical violence, such as throwing hard, sharp objects at her, restricting her sleep, monitoring her movements; and insisting that any success she achieved was because…

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    Is There A Best Business Plan?

    There are many types of business ventures, and each has a unique way of doing business. Some companies started on a whim and became successful, while others were birthed from calculated analysis and failed. Regardless of the business approach, all ventures need to create a business plan. A business plan is a written document that describes the path that businesses will take to achieve success. Business owners can write plans for various reasons — these include when a company is in the startup stages, when seeking new investors, or when the business shifts focus. A business should always have a current business plan on hand to refer to and make…

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    Lufthansa plans more flights to woo business travellers -report

    Lufthansa planes are seen parked on the tarmac of Frankfurt Airport, Germany June 25, 2020. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach BERLIN, Aug 29 (Reuters) – German airline Lufthansa (LHAG.DE) aims to win back business travellers by increasing the number of flights and improving catering, an executive board member was quoted as saying on Sunday. Lufthansa is carrying about 50% of the passengers it flew before the coronavirus crisis in 2019 and flying to 88% of pre-pandemic destinations. “Daily frequencies will increase on many connections,” Christina Foerster, Lufthansa board member for Customer, IT & Corporate Responsibility, told the Funke media group on Sunday. “This is important for business travellers who want to fly there…

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    Is A Business Plan Vital To All Businesses?

    If you start a new company or find opportunities to expand an existing one, a business plan is a helpful tool to inform your decisions and guide the business growth. This directs all aspects of the business, including marketing, financing and products or services. It is tempting for business owners to start a company right away. But writing a business plan is a crucial first step for potential entrepreneurs to verify a venture’s viability before wasting too much time or money on it. A business plan aims to help you develop a strategy to start your business and the direction you want it to take. It also gives insight into…