NAM: Applauds bipartisan governors for urging President Obama to address India’s unfair trade actions with the Indian Prime Minister

In a press release, the National Association of Manufacturers (9/25) “applauded the 14 bipartisan U.S. governors, led by Gov. John Hickenlooper (D-CO) and Gov. Mary Fallin (R-OK), co-chairs of the National Governors Association, for sending a letter to President Obama urging him to address India’s growing unfair trade policies in his meeting with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh… Read More NAM: Applauds bipartisan governors for urging President Obama to address India’s unfair trade actions with the Indian Prime Minister

Reminder: AIM partners with TrakBill for legislative tracking

TrakBill, a software company that tracks legislation, has joined forces with Associated Industries of Missouri. Members of Associated Industries of Missouri will receive a discounted membership to TrakBill’s software. This will allow AIM members, whether experienced in politics or a novice, to easily track legislation. TrakBill is an intuitive platform that pulls legislative information into… Read More Reminder: AIM partners with TrakBill for legislative tracking

Workers’ compensation premiums to rise by nearly 15%

The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) has released data recommending workers’ compensation rate increases of 11.6% for Missouri employers.    In addition to these rate increases, an additional 3% of work comp premiums will be extracted from employers to pay an increased surcharge for the Second Injury Fund.  The recommendation is based on very large claims… Read More Workers’ compensation premiums to rise by nearly 15%

Industrial production up in August

IndustryWeek (9/16, Minter) reported the increase in manufacturing production last month “was ‘welcome news,’” said Chad Moutray, Chief Economist for the National Association of Manufacturers, wrote in NAM’s Shopfloor (9/17) blog. Moutray “noted that gains were ‘fairly broad-based’ and the pace of output ‘appears to be picking up, with year-over-year growth for manufacturers of 2.6%. Overall, manufacturers are… Read More Industrial production up in August

Presentations posted from Missouri Manufacturing Excellence Conference and Tax Cut Rally

We told you last week about the success of the Missouri Manufacturing Excellence Conference and Tax Cut Rally on September 10 and 11 in Jefferson City. This week we begin to make you a part of the experience if you weren’t able to make it. For next couple of weeks, check our YouTube page  daily,… Read More Presentations posted from Missouri Manufacturing Excellence Conference and Tax Cut Rally