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Austin entrepreneur: Donald Trump is bad for business

Austin entrepreneur Joseph Kopser, the president of transportation app company Moovel, has joined about a dozen U.S. executives in a public plea to urge voters to reject Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. In an open letter, Kopser and...

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Report: Austin’s booming economy No. 2 in nation in growth

The Austin metro area had the nation’s second-fastest-growing economy in 2015, according to new federal data. The regional economy’s gross domestic product, or GDP, grew at a 5 percent rate last year — second in the nation among major U.S. cities...

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Texas service sector shows progress in September

Texas saw its service sector activity expand again in September and at a faster pace than a month earlier, according to a report Tuesday from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.The bank’s Texas Service Sector Outlook Survey said its revenue index...

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Texas factories continue rebound; September output rises

Production at Texas factories continued to bounce back in September, posting a second straight month of gains as the sector rebounds from a slowdown earlier this year, according to a report issued Monday by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.The state...

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Seton Healthcare Family confirms Austin job cuts

Seton Healthcare Family confirmed Thursday it has cut employee positions throughout its Central Texas hospital network in recent days. A spokeswoman for the system, which employs more than 12,000 in Central Texas, said it had eliminated less than...

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Whole Foods, EPA reach $3.5 million settlement deal

Austin-based Whole Foods Market says it has made changes to its environmental policies after reaching a $3.5 million settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday.The EPA fined the organic foods giant $3.5 million after finding...

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Whole Foods, EPA reach deal in $3.5 million fine

Austin-based Whole Foods Market says it has launched a series of new environmental efforts related to certain hazardous waste after announcing a settlement deal with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday.The EPA said it fined the organic...

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Amazon continues swift growth in Austin

Seattle-based Amazon.com has quietly grown its Austin corporate offices since opening in the Domain area in the summer of 2015, more than doubling its Central Texas workforce to 350 and on the hunt for more.The online retail giant has more than 100...

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As Amazon grows, so does demand for Austin workers

Seattle-based Amazon has quickly grown its Austin corporate offices since launching in the Domain area in the summer of 2015, more than doubling their workforce to 350 employees and is currently on the hunt for more than 100 new workers. The online...

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How should you navigate difficult co-workers, toxic workplaces?

When federal regulators this month exposed a staggering scandal at Wells Fargo bank, it got me wondering: How could workers learn to survive potentially toxic workplaces filled with high-pressure tactics, claims of bullying and worse, allegations...

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