Tagged: Arkansas State Chamber Of Commerce

Where Medical Marijuana Collides With Worker Safety

Where Medical Marijuana Collides With Worker Safety

Health CareLegalTransportationCover Story

Two conflicting trends are hitting the United States: a continuing shortage of qualified or willing candidates for truck driving jobs, and the increasing state-level legalization of medical or recreational marijuana. read more >

Suit Challenges Rule on Anti-Union Activities

Suit Challenges Rule on Anti-Union Activities

LegalRestaurants & FoodTransportation

Little Rock was a magnet for representatives from law firms around the country last week when U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker heard arguments in the first federal lawsuit attempting to stop the Obama administration’s new “persuader rule” concerning anti-union activities. read more >

Proposed Overtime Rule Divorced From Reality (Randy Zook Commentary)

Proposed Overtime Rule Divorced From Reality (Randy Zook Commentary)

Opinion

The Obama administration’s recent proposal to expand overtime eligibility to some 5 million more Americans will curtail work hours and suppress job growth as employers work around the rule to control costs. The plan would more than double the eligibility threshold for overtime pay, to $970 a week from the current cutoff of $455 a week, last adjusted in 2004. read more >