Real Issues. Real Answers. Sexual Harassment Policies Today’s headlines are dominated by allegations of sexual harassment, often reaching the highest levels of government and business. Companies across all industries are taking a fresh look inside their operations, making sure that they’re doing what they can to ensure a happy, productive,Read More →

To veteran baseball fans, the Phillips Curve seems like a homage to A.W. Phillips , a New Zealand-born&#xA 0; economic expert who in 1958 discovered that wage development is strong when the out of work rate is low. (Yes, sort of apparent to the layperson.) American economic expert Paul SamuelsonRead More →

McCoy’s opens Alvin, Texas location McCoy’s Building Supply has announced the opening of its new Alvin, Texas store. The store is a re-location of the company’s Pearland, Texas facility built in 1979. The new facility was designed to better suit the needs of McCoy customers with a 2-lane, 24,800 sq.Read More →

Misura Group joins NLBMDA’s Manufacturers and Services Council WASHINGTON, DC  – The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) has announced that Misura Group is the newest member of the association’s Manufacturers and Services Council (MSC). The council is composed of the leading building material manufacturers and service providersRead More →

The crossway of digital cash and conventional financing is at 400 South LaSalle Street in Chicago this weekend. That &#x 2019; s where trading in bitcoin futures opens Sunday night, as the very first significant U.S. exchange uses an item pegged to the extremely changing cryptocurrency. The currency has actuallyRead More →

MiTek names two new VPs MiTek has announced the appointment two new vice presidents to the company’s corporate office. Seward Rachel Seward will develop channels and standards for MiTek to communicate and deeply engage on a global scale as the company’s Vice President of Enterprise Communications and Philanthropy. Richard Sullivan hasRead More →

In Depth: Insulation & housewrap Performance and innovation drive the insulation and weatherization product segments, both of which are positioned for strong, sustained growth. RoyOMartin’s latest product, Eclipse Weather Resistant Barrier, integrates housewrap and reflective insulation into a single structural panel. This tape-and-panel solution consists of weather-resistant OSB panels, plusRead More →

Iraq &#x 2019; s Oil Minister Jabbar Al-Luaibi stated he &#x 2019; s positive crude rates will increase in 2018, with worldwide stockpiles falling and need rising in China and India. &#x 201C; I am extremely positive that in the very first quarter, oil markets will witness balance, &#x 201D;Read More →

Tough Call: How much is too much? New owners want to cut your top rep’s pay, which would likely send her to the competition. Like many family-owned companies, XY Lumber recently reached a place where members of the next generation weren’t interested in carrying on the family business. After aRead More →