I was pleasantly surprised during my time at the Governing Leadership conference in Maryland held last week. First was the energy and diligence expended by the elected and appointed officials in attendance to continue to work through the challenges they face. It was a refreshing change from the articles frequently found in the media about … Continue reading Government employees are making good labor decisions, they just don’t see the whole picture
In today’s WSJ CFO’s Journal it noted that this quarter’s corporate earnings were lifted in some cases by 10% due to the extension of the R&D Tax credit. This was based on the accumulation of last year’s entire credit, which still averages to 2.5% a quarter of earnings growth. For Boeing taking advantage of this … Continue reading R&D Tax Credits, are you getting your fair share?
If you collect labor hours and multiply by average wages and benefits to calculate product cost, you will want to read the rest of this blog. The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released data on average wage and benefit costs for U.S. Manufacturing. For production employees , average wage is $16.92 with benefit costs reaching … Continue reading Do you measure labor in hours or dollars?