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You can still fire workers for using marijuana

KURT BINDER |

Employers can prohibit employees from using or being under the influence of marijuana in the workplace. Yet, the law does not address regulating use outside of the workplace.

A Thousand Words: Midtown Mall

Don Landgren |

Opportunity awaits the Worcester investor

ALAN OSMOLOWSKI |

Opportunity zones are an economic development tool, designed to spur development and job creation in distressed communities by providing tax incentives.

The business community needs to teach financial literacy

MARTIN F. CONNORS, JR. |

Massachusetts has earned a failing grade in teaching financial literacy to our high school students for three studies in a row, going all the way back to 2013.

“The best person gets the job” is a myth

YUISA PÉREZ CHIONCHIO |

Human resources departments are the gatekeepers to the professional success of our employees and ultimately our organizations.

Be cautiously optimistic about 2019

WILLIAM F. DONAHUE |

It would be a head-in-the-sand mentality for electrical contractors not to brace for a bit of a tremor by the time 2020 rolls around.

Women of color must lead by example

MELANIE BONSU |

While the political arena offers a glimmer of hope, it's a fleeting one as the business world still shows little progress for women of color.

WooSox stadium deal about more than numbers

BRUCE MENDELSOHN |

Looking solely at the numbers, Worcester's deal to bring the Pawtucket Red Sox to town ain't a good deal. Depending on how we define economic benefit, it may turn out to be a bad deal.

Feds must focus on trade, infrastructure

JAMES T. BRETT |

As the 116th Congress commences this month, it does so with a daunting to-do list. Most urgently, leaders on Capitol Hill must come to an agreement with the president to end the shutdown.

Be diligent against marijuana use

CHRISTOPHER DIK |

The right to legally go one toke over the line will impact employers.

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