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Op EdMay 01, 2017 - 5:00pm

Gadsden Times Op-ed: Alabama should protect its small business franchises

By William J. Canary & Glenn Spencer The relationship between franchisee and franchisor is a special one in the world of business. It has enabled tens of thousands of entrepreneurs to own and operate a business, provide consumers with a highly desired good or service, and support communities by creating jobs...

Op EdFeb 28, 2017 - 6:00am

Washington Examiner Op-ed: Restoring common sense to labor law

When it comes to policies unfavorable to employers, the last eight years were not a particularly good time for businesses, to put it mildly...

Op EdFeb 14, 2017 - 11:15am

Why Transatlantic Business Relations Can Only Get Better

Myron Brilliant writes in The Telegraph about the strong business relationship between the United States and United Kingdom and how we can further strengthen trade and investment ties in the future.

Op EdNov 03, 2016 - 2:30pm

Cybersecurity: Building resiliency together

By Tom Donohue and Jeh JohnsonNational Cyber Security Awareness Month has concluded, but we continue to urge everyone—individuals, businesses, and governments—to do more to protect themselves and our organizations against cyber incidents. Everyone using the Internet has a role to play in our nation’s cybersecurity.

Op EdNov 03, 2016 (All day)

Holding the EPA to account

By Bill Kovacs

Op EdOct 22, 2016 - 11:30am

Op-Ed: Coal is down but not out

By Dan Byers Note: This piece originally ran in the Casper Star Tribune October 22, 2016

Op EdOct 21, 2016 - 12:30pm

Byers: Coal is down but not out

By Dan ByersUpon hearing that a major newspaper printed his obituary in 1897, Mark Twain uttered his famous line that the news of his death had been greatly exaggerated. Take just a cursory look at coal industry headlines these days, and one can’t help but be reminded of Twain’s legendary quote.

Op EdOct 06, 2016 - 6:00am

St. Louis Post-Dispatch Op-ed: ‘Fight for $15’ targets St. Louis debate

By Glenn Spencer The presidential debate tour heads west this week on the way from New York to Nevada, with the second of three debates featuring Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump taking place Sunday in St. Louis. If past debates are any guide, however, the debate stage may not be the only place one will see fireworks...

Op EdSep 30, 2016 - 1:30pm

Law360 Op-ed: 'NLRB Clashes With Corporate Social Responsibility'

By Glenn Spencer Many employers have established what are called corporate social responsibility programs (CSR). Businesses get involved with CSR for a variety of reasons including a desire to support their communities and assist worthy charities. CSR has been summed up by the phrase “doing well and doing good...”