An ordinance being considered by the Albuquerque, N.M., City Council would require employers to provide paid sick leave and give workers their schedules three weeks in advance, among other rules. The Fair Workweek Act would help employees, especially those in part-time or flex jobs, Councilman Isaac Benton says. Critics say the measure would hurt small businesses.
Shamrock Foods, with locations in Albuquerque, N.M., and Denver, is opening a warehouse retail store in a 24,000-square-foot building in Albuquerque. No membership is required to purchase from an inventory of more than 6,000 items, plus more from the company's distribution centers.
Tropical Smoothie will be offering limited-time menu items and a sweepstakes based on the movie "Shorts," in a deal with Warner Bros. Sweepstakes players can win four round-trip airline tickets to Los Angeles, with hotel accommodations and VIP passes for a Warner Bros. Studios tour.
The City Council in Albuquerque, N.M., has approved tax breaks for General Mills, the final OK it needed to expand a plant and add about 60 jobs. The approval means the company won't have to pay taxes on its new buildings and equipment for 20 years.
The mayor of Albuquerque, N.M., said the city beat out six to eight others to become the site of a major General Mills expansion. The cereal maker will invest $100 million to expand an existing cereal-making plant, adding snack production and about 60 jobs, he said.