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The Way Ahead on New FLSA regulations

November 21, 2014

labor law

The negative reaction faced by the Democrats in the recent mid-term elections throws the fate of many existing and proposed regulations into question. Amongst them, proposed changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulations now hang in the balance. The 75 year old FLSA was previously revised in 1983. Further revisions must be consideredRead full story…

Trends in the American Manufacturing Industry

November 20, 2014

American Manufacturing Industry

The October Purchasing Manager’s Index (PMI) registered 59 percent, an increase of 2.4 percentage points from September’s reading of 56.6 percent; clearly indicating the continued expansion in manufacturing. The New Orders Index increased for the 17th month in a row, going up to 65.8%, and an increase of 5.8 points from September’s 60%. 16 outRead full story…

Helping a Veteran Find the Right Fit

November 18, 2014

veterans

Like DCR Workforce, many American employers have launched programs to further the employment opportunities of veterans. Many more employers out there may also be equally committed to and enthusiastic about doing their duty by Veterans who have selflessly served America and its people. Unfortunately, some of them may not be pursuing this enthusiasm to itsRead full story…

Best Practices in Accommodating Disabilities

November 14, 2014

Best Practices in Accommodating Disabilities

There is little disagreement regarding the importance of employing persons with disabilities. However, things become sticky when determining what is considered “reasonable accommodation” for a disabled person. The inherent subjectivity in terms like ‘reasonable accommodation’ and ‘undue hardship’ make it hard for both employers and employees to choose the right course of action. Unfortunately, inRead full story…

They’ve gone above and beyond. Now its our turn.

November 11, 2014

veterans day

At DCR Workforce, our dedication to all those who served goes well beyond one day a year.  They have earned our gratitude, and deserve our support. DCR Workforce has a deep and long commitment to our nation’s veterans. We want to thank our client who have worked with us to setup the DCR Veteran’s Program andRead full story…