Category Archives: Business/Finance/Taxes

Giovanni’s Room and Philly AIDS Thrift are excited to announce the creation of Philly AIDS Thrift @ Giovanni’s Room.


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Giovanni’s Room and Philly AIDS Thrift are excited to announce the creation of Philly AIDS Thrift @ Giovanni’s Room. Giovanni’s Room and Philly AIDS Thrift are excited to announce the creation of Philly AIDS Thrift @ Giovanni’s … Continue reading

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Lockheed Martin Awarded Contract to Test Iron Man-Type Exoskeletons


Amrita Jayakumar | The Washington Post | Reader Supported News | August 19, 2014 he movie “Iron Man” popularized the idea of a futuristic warfighter waging battle in a exoskeleton. The Defense Department recently procured two from Bethesda-based contractor Lockheed Martin … Continue reading

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These Are the Companies Abandoning the U.S. to Dodge Taxes


Danielle Douglas | The Washington Post | Reader Supported News | August 7, 2014 ALSO SEE: 25 Companies That Spent More on Lobbyists Than on Taxes t is a tax trick that has been around for years, but the pace of … Continue reading

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Walgreens Decides Not to Dodge Taxes by Moving Headquarters Overseas


Bryce Covert | ThinkProgress | Reader Supported News | August 6, 2014 ALSO SEE: White House Could Circumvent Congress to End Tax Benefits For Companies Moving Overseas algreen Co announced on Wednesday that it won’t go through with its acquisition of … Continue reading

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Obama signs executive order barring federal discrimination against LGBT people


Jeff Mason | Reuters | Raw Story | July 21, 2014 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama signed an executive order on Monday barring federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. The order did … Continue reading

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Obama to sign order Monday barring federal discrimination against LGBT communities


Jeff Mason | Reuters | Raw Story | July 19, 2014 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama will sign an executive order on Monday barring federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity, senior administration … Continue reading

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Microsoft Announces Largest Layoffs in History, Stocks Rise


Ryan Nakashima | Associated Press | July 17, 2014 icrosoft announced the biggest layoffs in its history Thursday, saying it will cut 18,000 jobs as it streamlines its Nokia mobile device business to focus on using the Windows Phone operating system. … Continue reading

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States That Raised Their Minimum Wages Are Experiencing Faster Job Growth


Bryce Covert | ThinkProgress | Reader Supported News | July 4, 2014 hink a higher minimum wage is a job killer? Think again: The states that raised their minimum wages on January 1 have seen higher employment growth since then than … Continue reading

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Task Force Lauds President’s Decision to Ban Transgender Discrimination Against Federal Employees


MEDIA CONTACT: Mark Daley Director of Communications (Office) 202.639.6325 (Cell) 202.379.8318 mdaley@theTaskForce.org Jorge Amaro Media and Public Relations Director (Office) 202.639.6306 (Cell) 213.842.7564 jamaro@theTaskForce.org Task Force Lauds President’s Decision to Ban Transgender Discrimination Against Federal Employees Organization Calls on Department … Continue reading

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The Global Corporate Coup That No One Is Talking About


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