Check out Rick’s interview on CBS 3 with reporter David Spunt. Rick was asked about the possibility of former FBI Director James Comey being prosecuted for leaking his own memo to the New York Times through an intermediary. Click here to hear Rick’s analysis.
Immigration Impact on the U.S. Economy
March, 2017 Immigration Reform – its become a battleground but how is it going to play out? Is the deportation of potentially 11 million people realistic? How will White House policy impact the U.S. economy? Listen in as Rick and Lori dig into issues related to the ecomony, undocumented immigrants and government spending on immigration related issues.
Department of Labor Nominee Alexander Acosta
February, 2017 – In this episode of The Employer Chronicles, Rick and Lori discuss the resignation of Andrew Pudzer, the nominee for Secretary of Labor and the new nominee, Alex Acosta. They will look into the possible effects this scenario will have on the economy and labor.
The Future of U.S. Manufacturing
February, 2017 – Joining Rick and Lori is Mike Pearson, President and CEO of Union Packaging to talk about the resurgence of manufacturing in the U.S. Pearson shares his perspective on specialty, niche manufacturing and how the future of manufacturing encompasses technology and skills sets not taught in traditional “vocational” programs. The panel also discusses the wide range of education, experience and diversity that today’s manufacturing employees bring to the shop floor.
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Rick and Lori discuss President Trumps Supreme Court Nominee, Judge Neil Gorsuch and what his appointment could mean to businesses in the future.
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In this edition of The Employer Chronicles Rick and Lori talk about why it is important, as a leader of a company, business or department, to develop good communication and listening skills.
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In this weeks edition of The Employer Chronicles Rick and Lori talk about politics and the workplace. They discuss how employers need to look at the upcoming Presidential Election and prepare for the possibility of either party gaining control of the White House and what that might mean to regulations that effect business and the economy.
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In this edition of The Employee Chronicles Rick and Lori discuss unconscious bias and how it can affect you business. They also address how you can deal with and overcome unconscious bias so you can always hire the most qualified person.
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In this addition of The Employer Chronicles, Rick and Lori take on North Carolina’s Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act, also known as the Bathroom Bill. They also talk about the fall out and the effect it could have on the state’s economy.
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In the inaugural edition of The Employee Chronicles, Rick and Lori tackle Political Talk in the work place. They give insights on how to handle political discussions between employees and to make sure they don’t escalate, especially in a tumultuous political season.