Month: April 2019

By Timothy Holly Marijuana is back in the news. This is unwelcome news for employers who want to retain maximum power to choose where and how to set policy concerning marijuana usage by employees but fear the ever-expanding body of Delaware-specific and employee-friendly employment laws. Medical marijuana has been legal in Delaware for several years…

Chase: 10-12 branches coming to Delaware within next five years

By Peter Osborne JP Morgan Chase says it expects to open 10-12 branches in Delaware within the next five years. “We are continuously looking for optimal branch locations but it’s too early to share any location details” including whether it will open branches downstate, said spokesperson Ashlei Bobo. She did say that Chase has committed…

By Sam Waltz It’s the devolution of partisan politics into a death sport that uniquely characterizes today’s hyper-partisan world, political commentator and consultant Paul Begala told a crowd of 150 clients and friends on April 23 in a program presented by Murray Sawyer’s Westover Capital Advisors at the Wilmington Country Club. “The Gallup Polls over…

Delaware Innovation Space, a nonprofit incubator and accelerator for start-ups, has received $3 million from the National Development Council. Discover Bank established the program and provides an additional $225,000 operating grant. “Delaware is a great place to start a business and Discover Bank is proud to help Delaware Innovation Space create opportunities for young businesses to incubate…

After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware has ordered the operator of El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant in Wilmington to pay $128,051 in back wages and an equal amount in damages to 20 employees for violating the minimum and overtime…

New York couple buys Baymont hotel in Newark for $5M

By Peter Osborne An upstate New York couple looking to move closer to their families have purchased the Baymont by Wyndham hotel near the University of Delaware for $5.05 million. Tarpan and Anjelie Patel, who own two midscale hotels in Rochester, New York, have taken ownership of the 82-room hotel at 630 College Ave. and…