The “Card Check Act” is again before Congress. (See May 2009 Management Matters)
The “Employee Free Choice Act” (EFCA) actually is a misnomer in that
this bill will take away the right of employees to determine through a
secret ballot whether or not they want union representation.
One of the underlying tenets of lean manufacturing is establishing a mindset of “continuous improvement” — a thought process of always looking at what you are doing to see if you can find ways, big and small, to do them better.
It’s time again for the AWFS Vegas industry trade show and Vance Publishing is sending a dream team of industry experts, including editorial directors, e-marketing specialists and more who will be scouring the show, talking to people, looking for interesting stories, new products and industry trends and news.
Granite kitchen countertops are so 2008. I don’t know exactly
when granite became the king of the kitchen. It must have been some
time in the mid-’90s, because I remember when my mother redid her
kitchen and installed a granite countertop, and her book club friends
would come over and ooh and ahh so much they’d practically be drooling