The human cost in disrupted lives is enormous. Uncertain schedules undermine workers' efforts to fulfill their caregiving responsibilities or maintain stable childcare or pursue education or training or juggle a second part time job.
Small is compact and constricted, always seen in comparison to big. The current global scenario demands an existence of both in equal forms. Small maybe frowned upon in terms of size, but it is the reason why big exists.
We project that by counting big businesses in the United States and Europe as small businesses the Obama Administration may be shortchanging middle class firms out of as much as $100 billion a year in contracts.