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NLRB Overrules Metal Powder Products' Election Objections, Affirming Workers' Union Victory

16 Jul 2024

  Campbellsburg, Ind., July 15, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A hearing officer for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decisively recommended that Metal Powder Products' (MPP) objections to the April 10th union election be overruled, where a majority of workers at the Campbellsburg plant voted to join the industrial division of the Communications Workers of America (IUE-CWA). This ruling underscores MPP's persistent and underhan ...

Washington County Local Products Guide

11 Jul 2024

  Purdue Extension – Washington County is updating the Washington County Local Products Guide.  Any Washington County farm or business that sells local products grown, raised, or made in Washington County direct to consumers are encouraged to have their information included in the guide.  Business and product information may be submitted via the form found at https://bit.ly/24LPG or by contacting Danielle Walker at the ...

River Ridge Development Authority Advances Strategic Land Sale

21 Jun 2024

    At its monthly meeting, the River Ridge Development Authority (RRDA) made significant strides forward in its mission to drive economic activity in Southern Indiana. Jerry Acy, RRDA's Executive Director, is leading negotiations for the sale of approximately 23.5 acres of undeveloped land, known as Tract 12G, strategically positioned along Salem Road and within Jeffersonville, presenting an attractive opportunity for deve ...

31 Republicans Challenge Biden’s Overtime Rule that Will Crush Small Businesses

14 Jun 2024

    Senator Mike Braun, Senator Bill Cassidy, Senator Tommy Tuberville, and Republican Leader Mitch McConnell are leading 31 total Republican Senators in challenging President Biden’s new Overtime Rule published by the Department of Labor. This Overtime Rule increases the minimum salary threshold for overtime pay from the current $35,568 to 58,656 in January 2025, and then increase every three ...

Better Business Bureau's Hot Topics For June

14 Jun 2024

1.      BBB received a report from a local consumer of an elaborate employment scam on Facebook that cost the consumer over $5,000.BBB warns consumers to be wary of any online job opportunity that appears too good to be true, and that requires the consumer to pay money in order to receive money. 2.      A consumer searching online for used car parts was scammed out of $195&nbs ...

New Employment Law Handbook Available

30 May 2024

  The past year has seen no shortage of changes in employment law policies. For instance, the latest decisions impacting the legality of employee handbook policies, severance agreements and timelines for union representation elections are sure to shake up the business world. The Indiana Chamber is helping employers navigate these changes with the recently released 19th edition of its popular Employment Law Handbook ...

Braun, Marshall Introduce Bill To Ease Burdens On Small Business

30 May 2024

    WASHINGTON – Senators Mike Braun, Roger Marshall, M.D., Katie Britt, Ted Budd, and Rick Scott introduced the Small Business Regulatory Reduction Act to protect small businesses from the financial burden of top-down federal regulations. Often, when D.C. imposes regulations, it comes at a significant cost to our locally-owned businesses. In 2022 alone, complying with regulations cost American small business ...

River Ridge Announces Key Organizational Leadership Positions

24 Jan 2024

The River Ridge Development Authority (RRDA) is positioned to have yet another successful year in 2024 with its team of talented professionals.  At the January board meeting, Dr. Treva Hodges, Mayor of Charlestown, was unanimously voted in as the new President of the Board of Directors.  That position had been previously held by J. Mark Robinson since 2006.  Mayor Hodges has been a member of the Board of Directors s ...