Articles Tagged with ''management''

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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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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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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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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Bona Fide Meal Periods: Are Your Practices Creating Overtime Liability?

August 22, 2011
Taking workers off the clock for their meal periods can lead to litigation and government investigations if not done with care.


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Distributors Offer New Ideas for Contractors

August 15, 2011
In good times and bad, it is always comforting to know that there are people and businesses willing to step up and offer support as well as new ideas.
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Time to Take My Own Advice

August 8, 2011
Have you ever told someone something and then thought that you should be telling yourself the same thing?


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Aug. 3, 2011: ABC and Payroll4Construction.com Launch New Partnership

August 3, 2011
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) and Payroll4Construction.com have launched a new partnership to provide ABC contractor members with tailored resources for their payroll processing needs.


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