Workforce

Small Businesses Need—And Support—Employees With Additional Training and Credentialing

Publisher: 
Small Business Majority
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Date: 
martes, diciembre 13, 2016

It’s no secret that big businesses struggle to find skilled and credentialed employees. But this issue also impacts our nation’s job creators: small businesses. New scientific polling shows small businesses around the country believe lack of education, experience and training is one of biggest challenges they face when it comes to hiring and employment, and they’re willing to act to ensure they have the skilled workers they need to run their businesses.

Opinion Poll: Small Business Owners Oppose Denying Services to LGBT Customers Based on Religious Beliefs

Publisher: 
Small Business Majority
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Date: 
lunes, julio 13, 2015

The topic of religious liberty and how it relates to business practices has been front and center in the media. And once again, small businesses are in the middle of the debate. A national scientific opinion poll conducted for Small Business Majority by Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research found entrepreneurs strongly believe small business owners should not be able to refuse goods or services to lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) individuals, or to deny services related to the wedding of a same-sex couple, based on an owner’s religious beliefs.

Small Businesses Support Paid Family Leave Programs

Publisher: 
Small Business Majority and Center for American Progress
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Date: 
jueves, marzo 30, 2017

Small Business Majority released a scientific opinion poll that found the majority of small businesses support publicly-administered paid family and medical leave insurance programs, which would allow employees to receive partial income when they need to take time off to recover from a serious illness or care for a new child or sick family member. 

State Reports: Small Businesses Hire Diverse Entry-Level Workforce

Publisher: 
Small Business Majority
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Date: 
miércoles, octubre 14, 2015

New scientific polling in Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi and New Mexico shows small business hiring of lower-level employees is diverse, but more can be done to increase diversity in the hiring of upper-management employees. Additionally, some small employers plan to hire or promote in order to increase the diversity of their high-level workforce within the next few years.

Opinion Poll: Small Businesses Support Increasing Minimum Wage

Publisher: 
Small Business Majority
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Date: 
miércoles, julio 29, 2015

Small business owners are doing everything they can to grow their businesses in our slowly-recovering economy. In order to thrive, entrepreneurs need smart policies that help bolster their bottom lines and fuel the consumer demand that underpins economic success. They believe increasing the federal minimum wage will help do this.

State Opinion Polls: Small Business Owners Provide Array of Benefits to Employees

Publisher: 
Small Business Majority
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Date: 
martes, julio 14, 2015

Many small business owners think of their employees as family, and they believe in taking care of their employees in order to retain a happy and loyal workforce and to attract top talent. They also know it’s important for their employees to be able to balance their work and family responsibilities. New scientific polling shows the majority of small businesses in Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi and New Mexico offer benefits like paid leave and provide family-friendly policies for their employees.

Opinion Poll: Small Business Owners are Hiring, but are Struggling to Find the Right Job Candidates

Publisher: 
Small Business Majority
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Date: 
jueves, noviembre 13, 2014

Scientific opinion poll finds small business owners are hiring, but those doing so are having a hard time finding candidates with the right background; they support programs such as apprentice and internships to identify and increase the number of qualified workers.

Opinion Poll: New York Small Businesses Support Higher Minimum Wages for Cities and Counties

Publisher: 
Small Business Majority
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Date: 
lunes, abril 21, 2014

New York small business owners are still recovering from the Great Recession and doing everything they can to fortify their businesses, and with them, the economy. In order to grow and thrive, entrepreneurs need smart policies that help bolster their bottom lines and fuel the consumer demand that underpins economic success. They believe increasing the minimum wage will do this, and support granting cities and counties the authority to set higher minimum wages above the state level.

Opinion Poll: Small Businesses Support Increasing the Minimum Wage to $10.10

Publisher: 
Small Business Majority
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Date: 
jueves, marzo 6, 2014

Small business owners are still recovering from the Great Recession and doing everything they can to fortify their businesses, and with them, the economy. In communities across the country, it is the jobs small businesses provide and the consumers they serve that keep our recovery moving. In order to grow and thrive, entrepreneurs need smart policies that help bolster their bottom lines and fuel the consumer demand that underpins economic success. They believe increasing the federal minimum wage will help do this.

Small Businesses Face Barriers to Affordable Child Care, Support Expanded Access

Publisher: 
Small Business Majority
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Date: 
lunes, septiembre 25, 2017

Small Business Majority released a scientific opinion poll that found small business owners and their employees are impacted by a lack of access to high-quality, affordable child care. Further, the poll showed that a majority of small businesses support expanding federal programs to increase access to child care through both direct federal assistance and expanded tax credits to help working families struggling with the cost of child care.

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