Joyce M. Rosenberg

Government, Business

Businesses Face New Overtime Rules in New Year

Cashier checks out a customer at a store in New Hampshire A cashier rings up a purchase at a store in Salem, N.H. (Elise Amendola/Associated Press)

NEW YORK — The new year brings new overtime rules for employers including small businesses and in turn, a pay raise for an estimated 1.3 million workers.

Joyce M. Rosenberg | Associated Press
December 23, 2019
Government, Business

Rising Home Prices, Falling Sales Hurt Small Businesses

Houses in Brandon, Miss. Houses in a Brandon, Miss., neighborhood. Many small companies tied to the housing market are seeing a slowdown in business, one that could continue into 2020. (Rogelio V. Solis/Associated Press)

NEW YORK — Many small companies tied to the housing market are seeing a slowdown in business, one that’s forecast to continue well into 2020.

Joyce M. Rosenberg | Associated Press
October 28, 2019

Tariffs Weighing on Manufacturers’ Optimism, Survey Shows

stacked cargo containers Stacked cargo containers at the Port of Los Angeles by Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP.

NEW YORK — Manufacturers see the Trump administration’s trade policies as a bigger challenge than the economy. That’s one of the findings of a quarterly survey by the National Association of Manufacturers.

Joyce M. Rosenberg | Associated Press
June 24, 2019