Trump’s Labor Department eyes remake of Obama’s stalled overtime rules

Under the Obama administration, the U.S. Department of Labor intended to extend mandatory overtime rights to 4 million to 5 million more workers than were eligible under the old rules. The expansion would have made workers earning up to $47,476 a year eligible for mandatory overtime pay when they worked more than a 40-hour work… Read More Trump’s Labor Department eyes remake of Obama’s stalled overtime rules

Congratulations to winners of the special election: Sandy Crawford and Sara Walsh!

Yesterday’s special election yielded a great outcome for the business community. Representative Sandy Crawford (R) was elected to the Missouri Senate, filling a seat left vacant when Lt. Governor Mike Parson was elected to his current position. Rep. Crawford has always been a friend of Missouri business, scoring a 100% voting record with Associated Industries… Read More Congratulations to winners of the special election: Sandy Crawford and Sara Walsh!

GOCAT Showcase this Thursday, Aug. 10

West Plains area residents needing to increase their employ-ability skills to meet the demands of today’s manufacturing industries are encouraged to attend the “GOCAT Showcase” between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 10, at the Greater Ozarks Center for Advanced Technology (GOCAT), 125 North Howell Ave., in West Plains. Sponsored by Missouri State University-West Plains… Read More GOCAT Showcase this Thursday, Aug. 10