Uncertainty regarding the DOL’s salary and overtime regulations

Content by Brian C. Zaldivar of Danna McKitrick, P.C. A federal district court in Texas has delayed the enforcement of the Department of Labor’s changes in overtime regulations. In May 2016, the Department of Labor published a final rule that has caused a fury of scrambling amongst employers, in both the public and private sectors,… Read More Uncertainty regarding the DOL’s salary and overtime regulations

U.S. manufacturing expands at best pace in five months

Reuters reports that on Thursday, the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) released a report showing that U.S. manufacturing activity rose 1.3 percent to 53.2 in October. The article says the report shows that the manufacturing sector “was regaining its footing after a prolonged slump.” The report is also an indication that the economy is continuing… Read More U.S. manufacturing expands at best pace in five months

Manufacturers: Run simple with the right technology

As manufacturing companies grow, they need an integrated solution to streamline their business and production processes. This allows the production of a higher volume of products to fulfill more orders, while providing the same high quality standards that customers have come to expect. SAP Business One is an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system proven to… Read More Manufacturers: Run simple with the right technology

Unemployment drops to its lowest in nine years at 4.6 percent in November

The unemployment rate dropped to 4.6 percent in November, the lowest in nine years, according to numbers released today. The U.S economy added 178,000 jobs last month, dropping unemployment to the lowest it’s been since before the recession. “Between surging consumer confidence levels, a booming stock market and home prices back above pre-recession levels, a… Read More Unemployment drops to its lowest in nine years at 4.6 percent in November

Ford total U.S. sales up 5 percent in November

Ford Motor Company’s overall sales totaled 197,574 vehicles in November – a 5 percent increase versus last year – driven by a 10 percent retail sales gain with 154,114 vehicles sold. Fleet sales of 43,460 vehicles, including daily rental, commercial and government segments, declined 9 percent. This reflects the company’s plan to front-load fleet sales… Read More Ford total U.S. sales up 5 percent in November

Big November sales keep GM as the fastest growing automaker

General Motors sold 197,609 vehicles in November to individual or “retail” customers in the U.S., up 8 percent from last year. Based on initial estimates, GM once again outperformed all full-line manufacturers, led by strong retail sales gains at Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac. GM’s November retail sales performance drove GM’s U.S. retail share to… Read More Big November sales keep GM as the fastest growing automaker

How Healthy is Your Company? Some Cyber Security Tips to Protect Your Tech

Content by Brenda Story, Missouri Enterprise, Director of Information Technology  Healthcare has become a big part of our lives.  With the advances and sharing of medical and personal health knowledge growing, we’re all aware of important lifestyle choices we should be making to protect our health.  We all know we should try to eat healthy… Read More How Healthy is Your Company? Some Cyber Security Tips to Protect Your Tech