Many in Louisiana may be of the opinion that mergers and acquisition activity is something restricted to the highest echelons of the corporate business world. But those with experience in business formation, planning and control know that M&A decisions happen all the time and can involve small and medium sized companies as well as the big ones.
The concept of fair play hopefully is something we all have learned in school or at home. But when it comes to business, the dominant concept is competition. In the free market world we have in Louisiana and the rest of the U.S., nearly any practice might be deemed to be OK as long as it gives you an edge over the competition and consumers benefit.
The issue of job classification is one that has blossomed into something significant in the past year or so. There may be all sorts of reasons why that is but certainly one of them has to be the arrival on the scene of the various on-demand rideshare services that we now see in major cities in Louisiana and across the country.