OC REGISTER: Tracy Hernandez pens op-ed calling for on-demand pay protections

Southern California News Group published a piece by BizFed Founding CEO Tracy Hernandez about proposed regulations that threaten on-demand pay benefits used by employers to attract and retain talent. BizFed has taken a formal “oppose” position on restrictions around earned wage access that hurt both businesses and workers. Tracy’s piece cites a 2022 study by […]

Opinion: Antitrust bills threaten California businesses and economy

By Tracy Hernandez and Ahmad Thomas While this misguided U.S. House legislation targets large tech companies, consumers and small businesses will suffer As many California businesses continue struggling under the pandemic, members of Congress are pushing for antitrust legislation that would break up digital tools and online services that assist small enterprises. While this misguided […]

Federal antitrust bills threaten California businesses big and small

Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., speaks during a confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Greg Nash/Pool via AP) By TRACY HERNANDEZ | and AHMAD THOMAS | PUBLISHED: January 24, 2022 at 3:25 p.m. | UPDATED: January 24, 2022 at 3:25 p.m. As many California businesses continue to […]

FOX & FRIENDS FIRST: BizFed’s Tracy Hernandez discusses smash-and-grabs

Early this morning, I joined Carley Shimkus on Fox & Friends First to discuss Gov. Gavin Newsom’s newly unveiled $300 million plan to combat retail theft. I told her our massive network of more than 400,000 businesses appreciate the governor’s efforts to lean in with additional resources for law enforcement and prosecution, but I pointed […]