Category Archives: Podcasts

U.S. Immigration Podcast

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.

Manufacturing in the U.S.

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.


The Employer Chronicles 042716



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.