Small Business

From Dead Broke to Blue Collar Backer

If you mix ‘Shark Tank’ and ‘Bar Rescue’ you get the new show ‘Blue Collar Backers.’ The show gives an inside look into Cameron Davies’ business in which he invests his own money for food truck startups as well as building the trucks to get them on the road.

California lawmakers revive farmworker overtime bill

California's state Senate on Monday revived a bill that would make the state the first in the United States to give farmworkers the same overtime pay as people who work in other industries, a last-ditch effort to reverse a nearly 80-year-old practice of exempting field hands from wage rules.