Government Crackdown: New Employee Wage & Hour Laws

November 7, 2012

The federal government is taking a much closer look at how employees are classified and if employers are abiding by appropriate wage and hour laws. For manufacturing companies, a major concern is the distinction between non-exempt and exempt employees. 

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Is It Time For Manufacturers To Resurrect Apprenticeships?

May 9, 2012

There was a time, not that long ago, when apprenticeship programs were the standard for developing new manufacturing talent. Young people who had an interest in manufacturing served apprenticeships through which they learned skilled trades. These days you seldom hear of such programs. What we do

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