Entries by Steve Rouzer

Vermont Main Street Alliance Members Play Key Role in Paid Sick Days Senate Approval

The member businesses of the Main Street Alliance of Vermont achieved a tremendous victory this month that was over ten years in the making. The Vermont State Senate approved the Healthy Workplaces bill (H.187) with a strong bi-partisan vote of 21-8. The approval came after several amendments were made by the Senate Committee on Economic […]

Ban the Box: Two Big Wins for the Fair Hiring Campaign in Florida

Last week, small business owners, activists, and faith leaders gathered on the steps of the Daytona Beach City Hall to announce the City of Daytona’s plan to “ban the box” and open up opportunities to all applicants by removing the criminal conviction question from city job applications. The effort, commonly known as “ban the box” […]