The United States Department of Labor issued a groundbreaking rule change last week, granting couples in legal, same-sex marriages the same rights as those in opposite-sex marriages under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)....more
It is your lucky day!! A subpoena comes in the mail and makes its way to your desk. The subpoena comes from a creditor involved in a lawsuit with one of your employees and demands that you produce copies of your employee’s...more
It is no coincidence that the incredible resurgence of manufacturing in the Southeastern United States occurred in the absence of unionized facilities. Automotive, aerospace, and appliance manufacturers have flocked to the...more
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) enforcement is meant to ensure affirmative action and equal opportunity employment for job seekers and wage earners.
The federal government spends more than $500...more
Successful next generation manufacturers must work with their customers and suppliers as true partners in order to rapidly produce high-quality products....more
This year, both Christmas and New Year’s Day fall on Tuesdays. Many businesses will be closed during these mid-week holidays. Many other manufacturers often shut down for extended periods for retooling or for a more extended...more