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Common misconceptions of the pass-through deduction

MICHAEL DUFFY |

Even though the U.S. Tax Cut and Jobs Act is more than a year old, businesses are still scrambling to figure out how the so-called pass-through deduction is supposed to work.

$416K vs. $220K: The Central Mass. executive gender pay gap grew in 2018

Grant Welker |

The gap of pay between Central Mass. male and female executives increased in the last year, as men continue to hold higher-paying positions.

The Boardroom Gap: Central Mass. businesses slightly improve inclusion of women in leadership

Grant Welker |

Women continue to be vastly outnumbered by men at Central Mass. public companies, though improvement has been found in some areas.

Through a group text spanning six years, five entrepreneurs have created their own support network

Brad Kane |

Five Worcester entrepreneurs who loosely knew of each other began to coalesce in 2013 thanks to a group text.

Pink boots: Mass. brewing industry is a national leader in woman participation

Zachary Comeau |

Worcester Business Journal surveyed 20 Central Massachusetts breweries on the gender breakdown of their employees, and – of the 16 who responded – 43 percent of the workers were women.

Caroline’s Cannabis bucks the big marijuana industry trend

Zachary Comeau |

Caroline's Cannabis s the first woman-owned small business and the first general applicant to be awarded a final state license to sell marijuana products.

Cultivate, three others to negotiate with Worcester for retail cannabis approvals

Zachary Comeau |

Worcester will begin negotiations for a host community agreement with four more retail cannabis stores, bringing the total number of retail stores to enter that stage to 13.

How is automation impacting your business?

Worcester Business Journal has teamed with The MassHire Central Workforce Board to study how automation is impacting company operations in the region.

Historical Commission OKs U-Haul facility at vacant factory

Zachary Comeau |

A project to renovate the former Melville Shoe Co. building at 44 Hammond Road in Worcester into a self-storage facility passed one hurdle as the Historical Commission signed off.

Phio Pharma CEO Cauwenbergh to retire

Zachary Comeau |

Marlborough biotech Phio Pharmaceuticals CEO Geert Cauwenbergh is retiring, and the company's chief operating officer is taking his place.

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