Utah pursuing businesses with illegal workers

Feb 07, 2011 Matt Roesly

Employers in Utah may soon be subject to stiff penalties if they are found to have hired illegal workers, The Associated Press reports. A new bill sponsored by Utah Representative Chris Herrod would ideally dissuade employers from such workers


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New SBA program targets auto financing

Feb 07, 2011 Brian Bradley

The U.S. Small Business Administration is entering the auto financing industry through a pilot program that aims to improve auto financing inventory. According to a release from the administration, the pilot program will begin on February 9


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School district bans convicted felons from being hired

Feb 04, 2011 Matt Roesly

School district bans convicted felons from being hired

Jackson City, Florida, recently changed its laws, making it illegal to hire convicted felons in schools.One of the first people affected by this law was former Jackson City councilman Johnny Dodd, who was told that he would no longer be able


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General Motors to enhance financial wing

Feb 04, 2011 Brian Bradley

On the heels of exceeding its January sales targets, General Motors has detailed a plan to expand its financial sector, The Wall Street Journal reports. The car maker announced that GM Financial will begin lending to Canadian consumers, while


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Lack of background screening a pivotal flaw in San Francisco

Feb 04, 2011 Matt Roesly

Lack of background screening a pivotal flaw in San Francisco

Landlords in any city face difficult questions when renting property. Can the individual or family afford the location? Will the home be maintained in a safe and orderly fashion? Is there any reason to suspect the tenant will be troublesome?Simple


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