Two out of five workers who care for people with an intellectual disability or autism (called direct support professionals, or DSPs) leave their jobs every year, largely due to the cripplingly low wages they are paid through government funding.
British troops captured five signers of the Declaration of Independence before the end of the Revolutionary War. They could have faced death by hanging had the British government classified them as traitors. British soldiers and loyalists ransacked and seized 12 of the signers’ homes.
There is a lot to be learned from Target, which recently underwent a huge cash-register outage that reportedly caused the company to lose out on nearly $100 million in sales over a two-day period.
We work with hundreds of family businesses, and by far, the biggest challenge is transition to the next generation. It’s kind of ironic considering all the love and support that has got them to this point. But this is the moment of truth. This is when they need to discuss the real issues, the real facts.
Managers at Conrad Siegel looked at personal-finance statistics from a variety of sources and figured there must be a better way to help clients and their employees plan for a secure future.
A number of government-backed programs encourage good financial habits, from retirement-savings vehicles such as IRAs to college-tuition plans, but few do so with the idea of having some fun.
Trans-Bridge Lines of Bethlehem has announced that it is ending service to Philadelphia effective July 1.
The entire Lehigh Valley delegation voted in favor of the $34 billion state budget, which was passed by the House of Representatives on Tuesday.
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives has voted 200-1 to move forward with the demolition of the Allentown State Hospital on Hanover Avenue in Allentown and hold a competitive-bid sale of the property after the work is complete.
Financial columnist Malcolm Berko, whose column appeared in Lehigh Valley Business for many years, has passed away in Florida.
Health care professionals interviewed by Lehigh Valley Business feel awareness of the risk of workplace violence in the health care arena is lacking. And they believe that training in how to handle workplace assaults needs to be a bigger part of the health care landscape.
Secaucus, New Jersey-based Freshpet Inc. is expanding its Lehigh Valley operations with the groundbreaking of a second manufacturing plant, which it refers to as a Freshpet Kitchen.