Articles Tagged with ''business''

What the Boeing-NLRB Case Means for You

November 21, 2011
Boeing Co. is trying to expand production and add manufacturing capacity, something most other companies can only dream about doing in this economy. Unfortunately, Boeing has hit a snag. But it is not the economy that is hampering the company. It’s the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).


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Letters From Our Readers: Oct. 31, 2011

October 31, 2011
Don’t procrastinate, just do it now. Choose what not to do.


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Unions Thrown a Life Preserver: NLRB Breathes New Life Into Declining Union Membership

October 24, 2011
Union membership in the private sector stands today at a mere 6.9 percent, down drastically from its high of 35 percent during the mid-1950s. However, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has made recent moves likely to pave the way for unionizing attempts in the workforce.


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The Worst Bad Business Assumption

October 10, 2011
What is the worst bad business assumption? Assuming word-of-mouth advertising is the best form of marketing.


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HVAC and the Recession: Its Effect on Business

September 26, 2011
The “great recession” has come and gone. But has it left a hangover? Of course. But it isn’t all doom and gloom. The economic downturn has given business owners the unique opportunity of turning the mirror on themselves.


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Is It Legal to Only Hire the Already-Employed?

The Problems With Must-Be-Employed Rules
September 19, 2011
While the “must be employed to apply” philosophy may make sense, federal regulators are examining these types of policies, and at least one state has made it illegal.


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Contractor Revamps Inventory with Software

September 19, 2011
Based in Jacksonville, Fla., Professional Cooling and Control Systems (PCACS) provides commercial facility management systems with high-performance building automation systems and HVAC services.
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Suppliers: Sept. 12, 2011

September 12, 2011
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Trane Honored With Award

September 5, 2011
For the fifth time in eight years, Trane has been selected by David Weekley Homes as a winner of its Partners of Choice Award.
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Kansas City Roundtable: Business in the Heartland

September 5, 2011
Recently, a group of contractors and distributors sat down for an informal chat about how they weathered the recession storm and what advice they have for others facing tough choices due to challenging economic conditions.
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