New Legislation

The following are selected bills re­cently cleared for introduction in the Legislature that might be of interest to mem­bers.  The bill number and “official statement of purpose” are provided (please note, however, that “state­ments of purpose” are drafted by the bill’s sponsors and might not accu­rately reflect the bill’s content or im­pact).  Click on the […]

The Week Ahead in the State House | Week of February 5

The following are selected items on committee calendars for the coming week that might be of interest to members.  Schedules are subject to change.  If you would like more in­formation on any of these issues or others of interest to you, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@aivt.org.  You can also review full […]

New Legislation

The following are selected bills re­cently cleared for introduction in the Legislature that might be of interest to mem­bers.  The bill number and “official statement of purpose” are provided (please note, however, that “state­ments of purpose” are drafted by the bill’s sponsors and might not accu­rately reflect the bill’s content or im­pact).  Click on the […]

The Week Ahead in the State House | Week of January 29

The following are selected items on committee calendars for the coming week that might be of interest to members.  Schedules are subject to change.  If you would like more in­formation on any of these issues or others of interest to you, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@aivt.org.  You can also review full […]

UPDATED | New Legislation

The following are selected bills re­cently cleared for introduction in the Legislature that might be of interest to mem­bers.  The bill number and “official statement of purpose” are provided (please note, however, that “state­ments of purpose” are drafted by the bill’s sponsors and might not accu­rately reflect the bill’s content or im­pact).  Click on the […]

The Week Ahead in the State House

The following are selected items on committee calendars for the coming week that might be of interest to members.  Schedules are subject to change.  If you would like more in­formation on any of these issues or others of interest to you, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@aivt.org.  You can also review full […]

On the Wire | News and Analysis from the Web for the Week of December 18

Manufacturers React to Congressional Passage of the Tax Bill.  IndustryWeek 12/21 “Manufacturers will save about $261 billion over the next decade thanks to the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. On paper, that should lead to new investments — in equipment, in workforce and beyond. . . .” The No. 1 Employee Benefit That No […]

On the Wire | News and Analysis from the Web for the Week of December 11

U.S. industrial production posts third gain in a in November row as factories hum.  MarketWatch 12/15 “The numbers: Industrial production in the U.S. rose 0.2% in November to mark the third straight advance. . . .” How to Engage a Union Workforce: One CEO’s Lessons.  Gallup 12/14 “In 2007, the 5,000 union employees of DTE […]

On the Wire | News and Analysis from the Web for the Week of October 2

Streamlining Permitting and Reducing Regulatory Burdens for Domestic Manufacturing.  Department of Commerce (Report) 10/6 No, That Robot Will Not Steal Your Job.  NYTimes (Opinion) 10/7 “The recovery from the crisis of 2008 has been one of the weakest on record, but never in postwar history has so little growth created so many jobs. The unemployment […]

On the Wire | News and Analysis from the Web for the Week of June 5

U.S. Labor Department rescinds Obama-era rule on ‘joint employment’.  Reuters 6/7 “The U.S. Labor Department on Wednesday said it was rescinding the Obama administration’s standard for determining when companies are “joint employers” of contract and franchise workers, in the agency’s first major shift in labor policy under President Donald Trump. . . .” US Job […]