By Ben Mathis
The dramatic growth of cases alleging employees did not receive all payments due under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) continues to show no signs of slowing. The number of FLSA cases has more than tripled in the last 5 years.
By Kamy Molavi
The stock market is up and unemployment is inching down. What does this mean for the construction industry? According to the Associated Builders and Contractors (“ABC”), non-residential construction spending grew by 4.5% in 2011.
By Bobby Baker
The legislative session has passed the half-way mark and several bills important to businesses have passed or are being considered. Unlike past sessions, this one has been relatively quiet in part, because the Legislature is still working on numerous local bills dealing with redistricting of school boards, county commissions and city councils.