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Tech Firms Spend Millions
BOSTON (AP) — The high-tech whiz kids are starting to flex their political muscles on Beacon Hill, pouring hundreds of thousands of dollars into lobbying aimed at appealing to Massachusetts lawmakers and helping craft public policy.
Last year, 77 high-tech companies spent about $5...
$15 Minimum Too High
Several dozen people, including a Massachusetts State Representative, were arrested in Cambridge this week for blocking traffic while demonstrating for an increase in the state's already generous minimum wage. Many of the protesters, who are demanding $15 an hour, are employees of McDonald'…
Is Uber An Employer?
If there's one thing Uber is adamant about, it's that its drivers are independent contractors, not its employees. But Florida doesn't agree, with the state's Department of Economic Opportunity deciding last week that former Uber driver Darrin McGillis was an employee of the compa…