June 28, 2016 – The Missouri Times reports Rep. Scott Fitzpatrick has noted the odd timing of accelerated refunds – right before the end of the fiscal year. That could mean there may be no tax cut for Missouri taxpayers, including business taxpayers, after all – at least not this year. You will recall AIM… Read More Timing of refunds may be suspect, according to Rep. Scott Fitzpatrick
A Publication of the National Association of Manufacturers Associated Industries of Missouri is the sole official designated partner of the National Association of Manufacturers in Missouri. MONDAY ECONOMIC REPORT June 27, 2016 The vote for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union—the so-called “Brexit”—dominated headlines on Friday. For many, this was a surprising result,… Read More NAM: Monday Economic Report from Chad Moutray
June 24, 2016 -The National Association of Manufacturers’ Senior Vice President of Communications, Erin Streeter, sent the following message regarding the decision by British voters to exit the European Union: “The unexpected British vote to exit the European Union and British Prime Minister David Cameron’s subsequent announcement have implications for international trade and investment impacting… Read More NAM: “Brexit” has implications for U.S. manufacturers
CNN Money has the story of a new back brace, assisted lifting apparatus that may help prevent worker injuries from lifting heavy weights. Click here for the story.
June 23, 2016 – The Hill reported late Thursday voters in Britain have spoken: Britain should pull out of the European Union. Click here for the full story. Also, the St. Louis Business Journal reports the prime minister will step down and analyzes the impact on stock markets here and abroad. Click here for the full… Read More Britain leaving EU, Prime Minister will resign
From AIM member Husch Blackwell LLP: Effective July 1, 2016, any private employer that receives a broad array of union-related advice or materials from a law firm or consultant must disclose that information to the government. However, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently intimated that the reporting requirement likely will not apply to employers… Read More Persuader rule – deadline approaching to receive grandfathered protection
June 23, 2016 – In the second blow to the Obama Administration’s executive power in as many days, the U.S. Supreme Court has tied on the question of whether to uphold Obama’s immigration policies. The tie means a lower court ruling blocking implementation of Obama’s immigration policy will stand. This is the second such decision… Read More Supreme Court ties: Obama’s immigration policy blocked