Lehigh Valley Business The Talk http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/section/The-Talk The Talk Blog Business Views en-us Copyright 2014 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:58:44 EST Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:58:44 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141209/TALK/141209854&source=RSS When is work not work? #8211 Amazon employees won't get paid for security checks Workers at Amazon distribution centers in western Lehigh County have been keeping a close watch for a decision from the U. S. Supreme Court on whether or not they should be paid while passing through security checks. Tue, 09 Dec 2014 15:45:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141209/TALK/141209854&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141205/TALK/141209898&source=RSS How much is that doggie in the Windows XP? #8211 Cyber shopping gone wrong I've finally figured out what I want for Christmas &#8211 a magic wand. Fri, 05 Dec 2014 14:39:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141205/TALK/141209898&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141125/TALK/141129917&source=RSS This CEO is no turkey Boscov is working the holiday There has been much debate in recent weeks about retail stores opening on Thanksgiving, but one local CEO is settling the debate by &#8211 shall we say &#8211 putting his turkey where his mouth is. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:41:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141125/TALK/141129917&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141118/TALK/141119849&source=RSS A sentimental celebration as IBEW 375 marks 100 years of Lighting up the Lehigh Valley In 1964, Glenn Wescoe was a 21-year old apprentice with IBEW Local 375 in Allentown. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:11:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141118/TALK/141119849&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141114/TALK/141119896&source=RSS Are retailers turkeys for opening on Thanksgiving? &#8220To shop or not to shop?&#8221 That is the question. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 16:16:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141114/TALK/141119896&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141103/TALK/141109985&source=RSS Upstart animal transit firm hits bump in the road Having been involved with animal rescue for a few years, I've fostered kittens, dogs and even a rabbit for various rescue organizations. Mon, 03 Nov 2014 11:44:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141103/TALK/141109985&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141024/TALK/141029893&source=RSS Stacy's big hypothetical week of Lehigh Valley adventure I'm 45. But in my 20s, I spent most of my evenings at home, in bars or perhaps a movie now and then. More often than not, I was bored. There wasn't a heck of a lot to do unless you were a big fan of bar trivia or karaoke &#8211 which luckily I was. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:22:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141024/TALK/141029893&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141016/TALK/141019842&source=RSS Orange is the new black for PPL -- but blue is on the horizon Starting soon, Allentown will look a little blue, and the city's skyline may never be the same. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:35:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141016/TALK/141019842&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141006/TALK/141009877&source=RSS Phantoms score with this female fan I was quite pleasantly surprised last weekend to find that after 45 years of not knowing it, apparently I am a hockey fan. Mon, 06 Oct 2014 14:24:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141006/TALK/141009877&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20140925/TALK/140929927&source=RSS Wine tasting with Godfather actor likely to be mobbed My husband must have seen every mob movie a dozen times, and he enjoys them every time. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 09:51:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20140925/TALK/140929927&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20140917/TALK/140919828&source=RSS A little help with helping others As others are enjoying the autumnal smells of newly fallen leaves and freshly brewed pumpkin-spiced latte, I am enjoying the lack of a particular smell &#8211 kitty litter. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:59:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20140917/TALK/140919828&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20140912/TALK/140919908&source=RSS I phone. You phone. We all phone for iPhone So, do you have your new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 plus? Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:00:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20140912/TALK/140919908&source=RSS