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FLSA Overtime Regulations: The Saga Continues

Tags: FLSA, Overtime
Posted by: Hank Hyatt on Thursday, December 15, 2016

Chuck McDonald shares his insight as to possible outcomes following the recent injunction...

Greenville’s Advanced Manufacturing Prospects

Posted by: Hank Hyatt on Wednesday, October 19, 2016

MIT Technology just published a review of Greenville's manufacturing industry...

Rules of Business Webinar: OVERTIME New FLSA Regulations to Impact Business

Posted by: Hank Hyatt on Wednesday, October 5, 2016
December 1, 2016 is a day that could be painful for a lot of employers if they have not been paying attention to what is headed their way with new overtime regulations under Department of Labor’s Fair Labor Standards Act. If employers are not ...

UST Logistics Relocates Headquarters to Downtown Greenville

Posted by: Hank Hyatt on Tuesday, September 27, 2016

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Greenville: Past, Present and Future

Posted by: Hank Hyatt on Friday, May 9, 2014
Greenville finds itself in a very unique position. We continue to receive accolades for the visionary decisions made by community leaders in the past and we are recognized as a community that is currently making the right decisions to accelerate our ...

Greenville Hosts International Delegation

Posted by: Hank Hyatt on Wednesday, April 2, 2014
While International Month in Greenville officially ends March 31, the international focus on our globally-connected city continues into April. Last night, more than 40 leaders from business, education and government from 18 countries in Latin ...

Work Ready Communities – A Strategy for Improving Community Prosperity

Posted by: Hank Hyatt on Tuesday, March 18, 2014
America’s skills gap isn’t going to close itself. -ACT, Inc. In 2011, a Deloitte survey of 1,123 executives conducted on behalf of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) revealed several troubling points: 600,000 U.S. ...

The Best Thing My City Did this Year?

Posted by: Hank Hyatt on Thursday, January 16, 2014
Yes. I know. It’s past the time for reviewing the many happenings of 2013, evaluating what we could have done better and making bold resolutions for 2014. It’s almost time to adjust those hastily-made resolutions. (We are two weeks into ...

Per Capita Personal Income Data Released

Posted by: Hank Hyatt on Friday, November 22, 2013
For the past six years, the Greenville Chamber has been tracking Per Capita Personal Income (PCPI) in its Regional Economic Scorecard. PCPI is one of the better measures of a region’s economic vitality. It sums income from a wide variety of ...

Greenville Leaders Explore Growth Strategies in Pittsburgh

Posted by: Hank Hyatt on Thursday, November 7, 2013
50 Upstate leaders joined the Greenville Chamber for its first Intercommunity Leadership Visit (ILV) since 2007’s visit to Ireland. The trip to Pittsburgh October 22-24 included time spent with high-level leadership and tours of key ...

Scorecard Findings – Advanced Manufacturing, Innovation and Prosperity

Posted by: Hank Hyatt on Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Things are moving in the right direction in the Upstate of South Carolina. Two weeks ago, the Greenville Chamber released its 6th annual Regional Economic Scorecard, our attempt to provide a focus and set of metrics by which the community can gauge ...

Building Wealth for the Long Term

Posted by: Hank Hyatt on Wednesday, September 11, 2013
The 2013 Regional Economic Scorecard, funded in part by the Chamber’s ACCELERATE! initiative, was released to a group of the region’s top business and community leaders today. The Scorecard focuses on how economically competitive the ...

Whither Manufacturing?

Posted by: Hank Hyatt on Thursday, September 5, 2013
The manufacturing sector employed almost 95,000 individuals in the Upstate region in 2012, an increase of almost 5,000 persons since 2010. We know that manufacturing is certainly not going away. It is, however, certainly changing in myriad ways. ...

Keeping Score

Posted by: Hank Hyatt on Thursday, August 22, 2013
More than 6 years ago, a meeting with Bruce Yandle, an economist at Clemson University, generated the idea that Greenville needed to keep a better track of its economic competitiveness. At that time, Greenville had seen a string of successful ...

Pittsburgh – No Longer Steel City, How about Deal City?

Posted by: Hank Hyatt on Monday, August 19, 2013
Entrepreneurism to Industrialism and Back Again...When a city loses more than 200,000 jobs over 24 months and unemployment spikes to 18%, what are community leaders to do? That issue was front and center in the mid-1980s in Pittsburgh, as its steel ...
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