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Muskegon business leaders voice support for city manager amid gift card controversy

MUSKEGON, MI – Nearly 50 business leaders in Muskegon have called upon the city commission to end “unproductive nitpicking and bickering,” some of which they say has been directed at staff who have been embroiled in a coronavirus gift card controversy.

The statement, read at the end of the city commission’s meeting earlier this week, praises Muskegon City Manager Frank Peterson and his staff for moving the city forward “in ways that we have not seen in this community for the previous two or more decades.”

The statement, which was signed and read by Jeff Musselman, was co-signed by 48 other private sector leaders. Musselman described the group as a “large coalition…growing concerned about what we see as unnecessary and unproductive nitpicking and bickering among the city commission.”

That behavior, aimed at one another and at staff, could “hinder” the city’s progress “if it is not recognized for what it

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Salon Owner Involved in Pelosi Controversy Recruited by California County Officials to Reopen Business There



a group of people standing in a room: Hairdressers work on customers outdoors in Los Angeles, California on August 28, 2020. A Placer County official recruited a salon owner to relocate her business after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was seen getting her hair done inside the salon last month.


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Hairdressers work on customers outdoors in Los Angeles, California on August 28, 2020. A Placer County official recruited a salon owner to relocate her business after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was seen getting her hair done inside the salon last month.

In California, County Supervisor Bonnie Gore has suggested that Erica Kious, the owner of eSalon, consider moving her salon services to Placer County after Kious announced she would be closing her San Francisco business following the backlash she received over the release of video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s controversial hair appointment.

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“As an elected official, I am disheartened to hear about your recent experience in San Francisco with Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, at your salon,” Gore began in a letter shared to her Facebook

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McDonald’s doubles down on ‘values’ in the wake of controversy

  • McDonald’s told employees on Monday that it is looking into new training and hiring processes that emphasize corporate values, according to notes from the event viewed by Business Insider. 
  • Global Chief People Officer Heidi Capozzi began a top to bottom review of the HR department when she joined McDonald’s April, replacing David Fairhurst — who McDonald’s now says was fired “with cause” after making women at the company uncomfortable. 
  • McDonald’s is investigating allegations against the HR department under Fairhurst, as well as suing its former CEO Steve Easterbrook, alleging Easterbrook covered up sexual relationships with three employees. 
  • Read how former McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook went from the chain’s savior to its worst nightmare here.
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McDonald’s is doubling down on values in the wake of controversies, including a lawsuit from Black former franchisees and the company accusing its former CEO of covering up sexual

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