VIDEO: Sexual harassment and ADA discrimination “cases” debated by plaintiff and defense attorneys

This video is a must see for Missouri employers, especially upper level managers and human resource professionals! Watch as plaintiffs’ attorneys and defense attorneys discuss two scenarios: one involving alleged sexual harassment, and another alleged disability discrimination and retaliation. AIM took our cameras to the law offices of Danna McKitrick to record the event featuring… Read More VIDEO: Sexual harassment and ADA discrimination “cases” debated by plaintiff and defense attorneys

“Clean Missouri” loses first round of legal challenge

On Friday, September 14, Judge Daniel Green of Cole County ordered the “Clean Missouri” initiative must be removed from the November ballot. “Clean Missouri” would establish stricter ethics laws, but would also change the way legislative districts are drawn. Two lawsuits were filed against the measure after the Secretary of State certified the proponents had… Read More “Clean Missouri” loses first round of legal challenge

UPDATED 2018 Special Session: STEM careers/computer science bill Truly Agreed and Finally Passed

UPDATE September 14, 2018 – HB 3, handled in the Senate by Sen. Doug Libla (R-25), was Truly Agreed and Finally Passed today by the Missouri Senate. Senator Libla handled the original bill last session and led passage of the bill in a quick manner through the committee and floor debate. The bill will now… Read More UPDATED 2018 Special Session: STEM careers/computer science bill Truly Agreed and Finally Passed

Governor Parson’s Conference on Economic Development

Associated Industries of Missouri President and CEO Ray McCarty attended the Governor’s Conference on Economic Development this week in Kansas City. Governor Mike Parson kicked off the event by introducing Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam. Governor Haslam talked about the dramatic turnaround in his state, particularly with regard to infrastructure and workforce, two areas highlighted by… Read More Governor Parson’s Conference on Economic Development

Governor’s Ham Breakfast event at Missouri State Fair

AIM President Ray McCarty and Membership Director Greg Hausman attended the Governor’s Ham Breakfast Thursday at the Missouri State Fair. The annual event is one that usually attracts politicos from across the state and this year was no exception. Governor Mike Parson addressed the crowd to rousing applause and many other state office holders, senators,… Read More Governor’s Ham Breakfast event at Missouri State Fair

Talent for Tomorrow looking to solve workforce problems

AIM President Ray McCarty, a member of the Talent for Tomorrow Task Force, attended a meeting of that group this week. The task force is comprised of leaders from business, education, and economic development. “Talent for Tomorrow” and the “Best in Midwest” are two efforts that aim to bring together programs and initiatives across state… Read More Talent for Tomorrow looking to solve workforce problems