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Gearing Up for Obamacare, Threatening a Walkout, Redefining 'Restaurant' in France: June 25


Gearing Up for Obamacare, Threatening a Walkout, Redefining 'Restaurant' in France: June 25

Illustration by André da Loba

A French labor union says the word “restaurant” should apply only to eateries that serve meals cooked from scratch, according to Dheepthika Laurent. [Christian Science Monitor]

Employees at startup StumpleUpon threatened to walk out after the company agreed to host a hackathon sponsored by conservative billionaire Charles Koch, writes Justine Sharrock. [BuzzFeed]

Ken Christensen reports on a New York-based organization of small shopkeepers that says public health proposals regulating tobacco sales hurt its members’ livelihoods. [Crain’s New York Business]

Startup Gigwalk helps companies hire temporary workers without spending time on in-person job interviews, writes Caroline Winter. [Bloomberg Businessweek]

Emma Cott and Abby Goodnough visit a Lousiville (Ky.) health clinic that’s gearing up for changes coming from the Affordable Care Act (video). [New York Times]

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Clark is a reporter for Bloomberg Businessweek covering small business and entrepreneurship.

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