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Business

News and opinion on local businesses and economics.
Protesters Arrested in Fast-Food Fight Over Minimum Wage

Protesters Arrested in Fast-Food Fight Over Minimum Wage

The “Fight for $15” campaign to boost fast-food workers’ pay plays out on streets across America.
You Want Me to Analyze Toilet Paper? Weirdest, Wackiest Work Requests Ever

You Want Me to Analyze Toilet Paper? Weirdest, Wackiest Work Requests Ever

Workplace survey shows administrative professionals are often tasked with “saving the day” – even if that means confronting nesting geese.
Meijer Supermarket Chain Adding 10,000 Local, Regional Jobs

Meijer Supermarket Chain Adding 10,000 Local, Regional Jobs

Each of the Midwest regional chain’s stores has full- and part-time openings.
Wayne County Hiring New Legislative Auditor General

Wayne County Hiring New Legislative Auditor General

Applications are due Sept. 12 in the search to replace retiring official. The job pays $115,000 to $125,000 annually.
Sam's Club Chicken Caesar Salad Recalled Due to Listeria Concerns

Sam's Club Chicken Caesar Salad Recalled Due to Listeria Concerns

Suspect chicken salad was sold from the deli at Sam's Club in Novi. Michigan agricultural department officials say no one has been sickened.
Russian Steelmaker's Sale of U.S. Interests Includes Dearborn Plant

Russian Steelmaker's Sale of U.S. Interests Includes Dearborn Plant

The sale of Severstal's Dearborn plant to AK steel is expected to be finalized in the fourth quarter of 2014 and isn't expected to halt any operations at the plant of associated companies.
Newspaper Report Suggests Cozy Relationship Between Polluter, Economic Development Agency

Newspaper Report Suggests Cozy Relationship Between Polluter, Economic Development Agency

Emails obtained by the Detroit Free Press suggest the MEDC intervened to get the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality to go along with relaxed emission standards at one of the state'
'Beerpreneur' Hops on Opportunity to Open Brewery in Dearborn

'Beerpreneur' Hops on Opportunity to Open Brewery in Dearborn

John Rucinski says he doesn't plan to just dabble in brewing craft beer. Instead, he wants his planned Dearborn brewery to be a full-time gig.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce to Hold 'Hiring Our Heroes' Event in Dearborn

U.S. Chamber of Commerce to Hold 'Hiring Our Heroes' Event in Dearborn

Hiring Our Heroes job fairs are open to all U.S. active duty service members, Guard and reserve components, veterans, and spouses of any of these groups.
Who’s Hiring? AT&T Creates 92 New Jobs, Will Fill 150

Who’s Hiring? AT&T Creates 92 New Jobs, Will Fill 150

Positions are spread across 39 communities, including several in southeast Michigan.
Permit Revision Would Allow Severstal Dearborn to Release More Pollutants

Permit Revision Would Allow Severstal Dearborn to Release More Pollutants

The permit revision isn't really an increase, officials with the Russian steelmaker and the DEQ, but a reflection of what's already occurring in one of Michigan's most polluted areas.
10-Year-Old’s ‘Aha!’ Moment Spurs Family Business with Serious – and Fashionable – Legs

10-Year-Old’s ‘Aha!’ Moment Spurs Family Business with Serious – and Fashionable – Legs

Girls have been mismatching their socks and mittens to make a fashion statement for years. Why not the legs on their leggings? The rest is history.
Potbelly's Secret Sandwich Menu Exposed — Thank Us Later

Potbelly's Secret Sandwich Menu Exposed — Thank Us Later

Thrillist shares the 11 off-menu sandwich creations expand the meat-and-cheese combo possibilities. Who's gonna try the Elvis (peanut butter, bacon and bananas)?
Job Openings in Dearborn This Week

Job Openings in Dearborn This Week

Find out who's hiring in the area.
Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

How to make the best of a less than perfect job situation.

Uncle Sam Will Pay $3,000 To Give You The Flu

Healthy and under 50? Here's a way to make some quick money.
Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

How sharing finances brought one couple closer together.
How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

Follow these steps for lifetime job security.
Your Kid Could Be a TV Star by Riding Sandy, Meijer’s 1-Cent Mechanical Pony

Your Kid Could Be a TV Star by Riding Sandy, Meijer’s 1-Cent Mechanical Pony

All photos submitted in the Michigan-based superstore's contest will be entered to win $100.
Oakwood Executive Joins Dearborn Chamber Board

Oakwood Executive Joins Dearborn Chamber Board

Kelly C. Smith was recently elected to the Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.