It is difficult to definitively quantify the effect marijuana use has on productivity and safety, but, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, part of the National Institutes of Health, studies have suggested links between marijuana use and negative consequences in the workplace, such as a higher risk for injury or accidents.
Success is hard to define — it’s the chameleon of words, always taking on a new definition depending on the situation. Because it’s constantly changing what it looks like, success may seem nearly impossible to recognize, let alone achieve.
Charitable giving builds community trust, goodwill
January 30, 2017
Once known as the Senior Citizens Service Program, the Southeast Michigan Air Conditioning Contractors Association of America (SEMIACCA) event helps senior citizens in need during the harsh winter months.
President-elect Donald Trump announced his choice for labor chief, and while the nominee’s name may be relatively unknown, a look at his ideology reveals that his nomination is not much of a surprise. Throughout his campaign, Trump has derided President Obama’s regulatory action, and during a recent stop in Des Moines, Iowa, he promised to do away with regulations that are stifling economic growth.
Tax expert shares insight business owners should consider
January 9, 2017
With the constant changes in tax laws, Brian McCuller, shareholder-in-charge of the tax practice at Tennessee-based LBMC, has created a list of key changes in tax laws business owners should consider as they finalize their planning for 2017.
With the election of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States, the business community can almost certainly look forward to a new era. Although many of Trump’s policies on labor and employment-related laws and regulations have yet to be fully developed, there are many Obama-era initiatives that could face significant changes under the new Republican administration.
A commodity approach for manufacturing is good. On the other hand, a commodity approach for marketing is bad. If the consumer views your product as a commodity, your product is just the same as anybody else’s product, and the consumer buys on price alone. The key is to differentiate yourself.
In just a few days millions more American workers will be eligible for overtime, thanks to a new U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) rule that takes effect on Dec. 1. And the estimated 4 million workers who become are just the beginning — every three years, the pay levels will automatically update.