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CenturyLink, union reach extension deal covering 8,000 workers

Posted by   /  August 20, 2019  /  By Mike Sunnucks, Economy  /  No Comments

By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter CenturyLink and the Communications Workers of America have reached a preliminary deal for a three-year contract extension for 8,000 workers represented by the union in 13 states including Arizona. The agreement still needs to be ratified by rank and file CenturyLink workers. A formal vote has not […]

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Jobs: Phoenix region loses professional, business service jobs but health care, manufacturing gain

Posted by   /  August 16, 2019  /  Economy  /  No Comments

By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter The Phoenix metro area shed 6,000 private sector jobs in July, according to the latest state employment data. Professional services led the cuts but health care and manufacturing added jobs last month and continue to show strength. Professional and business services shed 4,300 jobs across the Phoenix […]

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Trump likes Ham(m)er time, retweets Arizona Chamber CEO

Posted by   /  August 15, 2019  /  By Mike Sunnucks, Economy  /  No Comments

Glenn Hamer By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter U.S. President Donald Trump showed some Twitter love for Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry President and CEO Glenn Hamer. Trump retweeted a column by Hamer backing congressional approval of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). That is the new trade deal to replace NAFTA, a […]

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Q&A: The shared economy, the Town of Paradise Valley and JBW

Posted by   /  August 14, 2019  /  Economy, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Town of Paradise Valley Mayor Jerry Bien-Willner. / Arianna Grainey / Independent Newsmedia By Terrance Thornton | Paradise Valley Independent The Town of Paradise Valley Independent reached out to Mayor Jerry Bien-Willner to better understand his perspective specific to the fledging shared economy emerging within town limits. Mr. Bien-Willner — a lawyer by trade, an entrepreneur at heart […]

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Sam Fox on Cheesecake Factory buyout: ‘I’m working harder than ever’

Posted by   /  August 13, 2019  /  Economy  /  No Comments

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Sam Fox Company founder expects to see brands spread across the U.S. By Brandon Brown | Phoenix Business Journal One of Phoenix’s best-known restaurateurs grabbed headlines in July when he sold his business comprised of nearly 50 eateries across the country to the publicly traded restaurant giant, Cheesecake Factory Inc. The big question for Sam Fox, […]

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Pollack: A stimulating economic picture

Posted by   /  August 13, 2019  /  Economy  /  No Comments

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ELLIOTT D. POLLACK & Company FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 12, 2019 The Monday Morning Quarterback  A quick analysis of important economic data released over the last week Central banks around the world are trying to stimulate their economies.  The FED has cut rates.  The European Central Bank made it clear that rates are headed lower.  […]

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AAED luncheon will focus on Microsoft’s Arizona story

Posted by   /  August 13, 2019  /  Economy  /  No Comments

AZBigMedia Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Microsoft AZBigMedia “Microsoft’s Arizona Story” will be the topic at the Arizona Association for Economic Development’s (AAED) September luncheon.  It will be held on Sept. 10 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at 2901 N. Seventh St. in Phoenix. Jim Collins, Microsoft’s director of energy markets, Americas; datacenter strategy, […]

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Rosemont Mine delays will cost jobs but regional economic impacts aren’t clear

Posted by   /  August 12, 2019  /  Economy  /  No Comments

Rendering of proposed Rosemont mine. / File photo By Tony Davis | Arizona Daily Star A local pro-mining group scheduled a mining appreciation event for October, expected to draw at least 450 people paying tribute to an industry employing roughly 7,500 people in Southern Arizona. The theme was going to be “Miracles from Mining,” highlighting […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] Colorado economy adding new businesses more slowly, new report shows

Posted by   /  August 10, 2019  /  Economy, Regional News  /  No Comments

 Flags at Colorado state capitol/Credit: Casey A. Cass/CU Boulder By Andrew Sorensen | CU Boulder Today Colorado is continuing a years-long trend of adding new businesses, but at a slower rate, according to a CU Boulder report Secretary of State Jena Griswold released. The quarterly report, prepared by the Ldeeds Business Research Division at CU […]

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When women bring home a bigger slice of the bacon

Posted by   /  August 9, 2019  /  Economy  /  No Comments

Illustration: Ruth Gwily The growing clout of women as drivers of the U.S. economy will radically alter the business and investing landscape in years to come By Justin LaHart and Lauren Silva Laughlin | The Wall Street Journal Over the past half-century, women have profoundly reshaped the U.S. economy. The changes that are happening now […]

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