Campaign for minimum wage pushes forward

If the Los Angeles City Council were to increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour, it would create 64,000 new jobs, says Rusty Hicks, executive-secretary treasurer of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor and co-convener of the Raise ...

Kanye’s world: Class, luxury and Steve Jobs

Kanye West, the multi-millionaire rap star designer of $350 haute couture shoes, has a lot to say about luxury. And he’s very critical.

PCs are dead. So says Wall Street. Again.

We live in an increasingly mobile world. So it should be no surprise that three stocks synonymous with the personal computer are taking a hit this year.

"In 2014, I turned $1 million into $120 million.

In 2014, I turned $1 million into $120 million. Too bad it wasn't real money.

BBA recognizes historic contributions

Groundbreaking photojournalist Bill Jones will receive the Historian Award at the upcoming Black Business Association’s (BBA) 45th anniversary year dinner and salute to African American History Month Feb. 28 at the L.A. Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. In celebration of ...

MTA opens business center

The Metropolitan Transit Authority has opened a Business Solution Center (BSC) designed to help businesses impacted by construction of the Crenshaw/LAX light-rail line between 48th and 60th streets.

California's oranges are rotting on the docks

California's famous navel oranges and Washington's apples are rotting in the hot L.A. sun.

Thompson retires from McDonalds

As Black History Month kicks off, comes the news that Don Thompson, one of only six African American CEOs at a Fortune 500 firm, will retire from his spot as head of the global restaurant chain.

Rainbow PUSH News: Minority Firms Participate in Apple $6.5 Billion debt offering – A Breakthrough for the business of Diversity

For the first time in its company’s history, Apple will include African American and Latino-owned financial services firms in its $6.5 billion debt offering. Williams Capital and Ramirez and Co. will participate in the syndicate.

How many iPhones did Apple sell?

If Wall Street's predictions are more accurate than the weatherman's blizzard forecasts, then Apple sold an insane number of iPhones last quarter. That means the company might post the biggest profit in U.S. corporate history.

Paris' lawsuit against Fox News an empty threat

Experts on both sides of the Atlantic say that Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo's threat to take Fox News to court is largely empty.

NBC sells 95% of Super Bowl ad space at record price

Want to buy a 30-second commercial on this year's Super Bowl? You're in luck -- a few spots are still available. But it'll cost you $4.5 million.

More Blacks learning the new language of employment

The National Black Caucus of State Legislators last week at its annual conference in Dallas ratified a resolution entitled “Supporting the Diversification of Tech Industry’s Empowerment” which calls on companies like Google, Facebook and Twitter to diversify their workforces through ...

Small Business Saturday looms large for holiday shopping

Small business is big news in America, and on Nov. 29 consumers have the opportunity to visit and shop at one of the nation’s 28 million small firms as part of the foruth annual Small Business Saturday.

Metro construction projects to yield thousands of jobs

Thanks to a project labor agreement (PLA) the Metropolitan Transit Authority has in place, an estimated 25,000 direct, indirect and induced jobs will be created during the life of transit construction happening between 2014 and 2023 in Los Angeles County.