On Tuesday, we need all manufacturing voters to head to the polls for the pivotal midterm elections to decide control of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate. Thirty-six Senate and Governors’ seats and all 435 House seats are in play. Here are four quick things you can do today to ensure that you and… Read More NAM: Help us get out the Manufacturing vote next week!
What is On-the-Job Training? The On-the-Job Training (OJT) Program provides an opportunity for employers to work with their local Missouri Career Center to recruit, pre-screen, hire and train new employees. The OJT program matches businesses with well qualified job seekers who are eager to work, but need the specialized training only an employer can supply. The OJT program… Read More ON- THE- JOB TRAINING: You Hire, You Train, We Pay!
No matter who wins tonight’s game 7 of the World Series, Kansas City is coming out a winner. Just how much is the Royals’ run in baseball’s World Series worth? Priceless, according to this article from the Kansas City Business Journal. Although the series ends tonight, the images of Kansas City broadcast all around the… Read More Royals run good for Kansas City business
Associated Industries of Missouri president Ray McCarty recently had an article published by Ingram’s magazine in Kansas City. In the article, McCarty writes about credit card fees and their effects on Missouri small businesses. You can read the article directly from the magazine here.
The AP (10/22) reports that Chevron is spending $20 million on the launch of a STEM-focused program dubbed the Appalachia Partnership Initiative. The program is designed to “improve schools and workforce development in 27 counties in southwestern Pennsylvania, northern West Virginia and eastern Ohio.” The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (10/21) reports that the project will fund scholarships… Read More Manufacturers invest heavily in STEM education to fight skills gap
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Now that legislation enacting a tax cut in Missouri is on the books, it’s time to make sure the administration of the taxes that are in effect is as even handed and transparent as possible. Legislators on a panel at Associated Industries of Missouri’s Tax, Business & Manufacturing Conference this week seemed to be in… Read More Administration of tax code high on legislators’ list of priorities