By Tracy Maness Published 11:31 am CDT, Tuesday, May 14, 2019 Three Brothers Bakery owners Bobby and Janice Jucker stand for a portrait at their South Braeswood Boulevard location Friday Aug. 17, 2018, in Houston. The Juckers learned they had lost their Kosher certification after 70 years in business. less Three Brothers Bakery owners Bobby and Janice Jucker stand for a portrait at their South Braeswood Boulevard location Friday Aug. 17, 2018, in Houston. The Juckers learned they had lost their Kosher ... more Photo: Michael Ciaglo, Staff Photographer / Staff Photographer Photo: Michael Ciaglo, Staff Photographer / Staff Photographer Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Three Brothers Bakery owners Bobby and Janice Jucker stand for a portrait at their South Braeswood … [Read more...] about Three Brothers Bakery loses Kosher license after 70 years
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Right before Thanksgiving, Trillium Brewing Co. found itself in hot water sparked by an anonymous accusation. On Tuesday evening, Beer Advocate lit up with a scathing post from an unnamed user who said that he or she is a former employee of the brewery. The comment, posted on an ongoing discussion thread titled “Trillium Brewing Company (November/December 2018),” accused Trillium and its founders, Esther Tetreault and JC Tetreault, of a number of grievances, most notably that “Trillium started paying $5/hr instead of $8/hr to new retail staff…after working for trillium for 3+ years, employees were (after interviewing for the jobs they already had) offered $3/hr less to work the exact same job across the street,” the user wrote. The beer community quickly responded, posting questions, comments, and messages of dismay on the online forum and other social media. “I really hope this thread shines some light for the consumers to see what … [Read more...] about Trillium Brewing Co. faces backlash for its labor practices
Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Nov. 9, 2018 / 7:57 PM GMT By Martha C. White The market survived the midterms, and Wall Street seemed reassured that a divided Congress is, at the very least, not a worst-case-scenario for stocks. And after a midterm election cycle marked by acrimony, economists and market analysts are looking to one of the few places on which a divided Congress could find common ground: Making it easier for Americans to save for retirement. “Generally speaking, there’s no reason for business or markets to worry particularly about this Congress,” said Nicolas Veron, a senior fellow at Bruegel think tank in Brussels and the Peterson Institute for International Economics. “I view it as generally benign for the business environment, but with a number of question marks that remain," he said, particularly with regard to trade. A pair of … [Read more...] about How will a divided Congress affect your 401(k) and retirement plans?