March 29 – On Wednesday, the House International Trade and Job Creation Committee, chaired by Representative Jerry Nolte, approved legislation that would dramatically reduce the tax burden of every employer in Missouri, provide a short amnesty period to allow delinquent taxpayers to “get straight” with the Department of Revenue, enhance collection of delinquent taxes, and… Read More AIM’s Broad Based Tax Relief Act Advances
March 21 – The House Committee on International Trade and Job Creation heard AIM’s bill HB 1639, sponsored by Committee Chairman Representative Jerry Nolte Wednesday evening. Rep. Nolte presented a committee substitute bill that will replace the original bill. Working with AIM President Ray McCarty, Rep. Nolte combined the following issues into the substitute bill:… Read More AIM’s Broad Based Tax Relief Act Hearing Held
March 16 – Associated Industries of Missouri (AIM), on behalf of employers across Missouri, is extremely disappointed in Governor Jay Nixon’s veto of legislation that would have prevented employees from suing each other in workplace accidents, continued coverage for occupational diseases under the “no-fault” worker’s compensation system, and protected employers from frivolous lawsuits that leave employers nearly defenseless against… Read More Associated Industries of Missouri Extremely Disappointed in Governor Jay Nixon’s Veto of Two Major Priority Bills
ATTENTION MISSOURI EMPLOYERS: Representative Jerry Nolte has scheduled a hearing on Associated Industries of Missouri’s (AIM) priority legislation that will reduce business income taxes for EVERY Missouri business. The hearing on the Broad Based Tax Relief Act (HB 1639) will be held by the House International Trade and Job Creation Committee on Wednesday, March 21, 2012, at… Read More SUPPORT CUTTING MISSOURI EMPLOYERS’ INCOME TAX IN HALF!
March 13 – Today, AIM President Ray McCarty sent letters to Governor Nixon asking him to sign two bills that would improve workplace law for employers and employees. You too can let Governor Nixon know you want him to sign these bills by visiting our “Get Involved” page here. House Bill 1219 protects Missouri’s employers… Read More Associated Industries of Missouri Asks Governor To Sign Work Comp and Employment Law Bills
March 8 – The Missouri Senate today gave final approval to HB 1219, sponsored by Rep. Kevin Elmer and handled in the Senate by Senator Brad Lager. The bill would align Missouri’s Human Rights Act with the federal human rights laws and protect true whistle-blowers that are truly warning of illegal acts of their employer. Associated… Read More Employment Law Reform Passes General Assembly – On Way To Governor’s Desk
March 8 – When the Worker’s Compensation bill that addresses co-employee liability and occupational disease was passed by the Missouri House yesterday, there were several interesting votes. One Democrat voted for the bill, Rep. Terry Swinger, while 16 Republicans voted against the bill. Four Democrats and four Republicans were absent for the vote. The bill… Read More Worker’s Compensation Bill – Interesting Votes