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Drug Distributor Punishes Vets While Receiving Billions From VA

James P. Hoffa | Posted 11.11.2014 | Business
James P. Hoffa

McKesson Corp. is the nation's largest drug distributor and earns roughly $4 billion a year serving as the primary pharmaceutical vendor for the U.S. Department of Veteran's Affairs. But it doesn't pay employees like Claude Hickerson, a veteran himself, enough to afford health care.

Selling an Item 'As Is' Does Not Eliminate All Responsibility

Brad Reid | Posted 11.07.2014 | Business
Brad Reid

Courts frequently state that "sold as is" only draws the buyer's attention to the quality of the goods and not to ownership issues.

Federally Funded Discrimination -- Did Obama Go Far Enough?

Shayna A. Pitre | Posted 10.02.2014 | Politics
Shayna A. Pitre

Religious organizations receiving federal contracts can no longer discriminate against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender employees. Some question whether President Obama has gone too far. Others question whether he has gone far enough.

Read Contracts Carefully Before Signing

Jason Alderman | Posted 09.15.2014 | Business
Jason Alderman

Contracts protect both parties. Just make sure you fully understand all details before signing on the dotted line.

Contracting Instagram

William Lucas Walker | Posted 05.31.2014 | Parents
William Lucas Walker

We held our ground. For nearly a year. It wasn't easy. Our daughter's increasing anxiety, her distress at being tagged "a nobody with no Instagram" forced us to take a closer look at what was actually going on. We had to look no further than our own middle school years.

Why We Should Treat Marriage More Like The Contract It Is

Lara Lillibridge | Posted 01.27.2014 | Divorce
Lara Lillibridge

I may sound cold, but when you realize that most serious ruptures in marriages are from a failure to communicate properly, perhaps the best defense of marriage is to be a little less Pollyanna about it.

Forget Romance: Relationships Need to Get Contractual

Simone Collins | Posted 10.23.2013 | Weddings
Simone Collins

If your relationship cannot even withstand a discussion of responsibilities and shared expectations, you have no hope of surviving real challenges as they come your way.

Conversational Blind Spots at Work

Judith E. Glaser | Posted 07.16.2013 | Business
Judith E. Glaser

Twenty-eight years ago I began my first experiment in what I call conversational intelligence. I was hired by Union Carbide to work with 17 high-powered sales executives in danger of losing a bid for a key contract.

NeoCon 2012 Unplugged

Jacob Slevin | Posted 08.28.2012 | Arts
Jacob Slevin

It's that time of year again, when the commercial furnishings industry launches its newest products at the design expo, NeoCon. Last year, I assembled...

Chicago Teacher Stands Up to Stand for Children and Wins

Kenzo Shibata | Posted 08.21.2012 | Education
Kenzo Shibata

Chicago Public Schools history teacher Jennifer Johnson was tired of watching her colleagues being bashed by out-of-state special interest groups and opportunistic politicians.

Washington and Banks Don't Understand Small Businesses Are the Engine of Economic Growth in America

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 03.05.2012 | Small Business
Lloyd Chapman

Let me give you some advice I have been giving to people for a decade: quit listening to what your politicians are saying and start watching what they are doing. If you look past the propaganda you'll see that the U.S. government is anti-small business.

Want Dinner? Sign The Two-Page Contract First

Posted 10.15.2011 | Home

Eating dinner at high-end restaurants these days is getting more and more complicated -- first Grant Achatz's Next restaurant decided to forego reserv...

Sam Stein

Progressive Groups Unveil 'Contract For The American Dream'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 10.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the wake of the deal to raise the nation's debt ceiling, widely viewed as yet another setback for the progressive community, advocacy...

Senate Probes Small Business Administration on Billions in Fraud and Abuse

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 09.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

In 2008, President Obama recognized the magnitude of the issue stating, "It is time to end the diversion of small business contracts to corporate giants."

Read Contracts Carefully

Jason Alderman | Posted 05.30.2011 | Business
Jason Alderman

You wouldn't be asked to sign a document or form -- or click "yes" on a website -- unless somebody thought it was important, so shouldn't you think so as well?

A Plea to the Courts: Stop the Quiet Death of a Critical Consumer Protection

Lisa Gilbert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lisa Gilbert

The right of consumers to band together to take action against corporate rip-offs is something that is enshrined in case law, enforced by the state co...

LeBron James Missed Major Opportunity

Mike Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Mike Green

In this monumental circumstance, in which Maverick and LeBron caused the sports world to stop spinning and hold its collective breath, I believe a mistake was made. A big one.

Lebron James Decision: Worship, wealth, and whores.

Ed Berliner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Ed Berliner

On the day before all life in the sports universe as we know it stopped and lined up for their ticket to "Lebron Land", I read and listened to comment...

Stanislaus University Palin Contract Stolen, Says School President

AP | ROBIN HINDERY | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A California university president said Wednesday a portion of a contract between a school foundation and Sarah Palin for an...

Contractors Overseeing Contractors

David Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Isenberg

The fact that the government relies in a big way on private contractors to help manage contracts is startling.

Rod Kurtz

Ask Rod, Episode 4: How Do I Set Up A Partnership?

HuffingtonPost.com | Rod Kurtz | Posted 11.29.2011 | Small Business

Executive Editor Rod Kurtz offers tips on structuring a partnership, getting started on Twitter, and more....

Friday Talking Points [36] -- End The Media's Pro-McCain Bias! Now!!

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chris Weigant

McCain has joked that the media is "his base" of support. It was a funny line, but there is a truth at its core: the media has been hard on Obama but unbelievably light on McCain. And this has to stop. Now.