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Posts made in September, 2016

Weekly Economic Update, September 19th

on Sep 23, 2016 in Announcements: Financial Planning, General Parrott Insurance News

RETAIL SALES DECREASE SLIGHTLY Shoppers bought 0.3% less goods and services in August, according to the latest monthly report from the Department of Commerce – but minus auto sales, the decline was just 0.1%. Retail sales were still up 1.9% from year-ago levels, with online sales rising 10.9% in 12 months.1 CONSUMER COSTS RISE IN AUGUST The Consumer Price Index rose...

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Weekly Economic Update, September 12th

on Sep 16, 2016 in Announcements: Financial Planning, General Parrott Insurance News

SERVICE SECTOR SEES WEAKEST GROWTH SINCE 2010 The Institute for Supply Management’s non-manufacturing purchasing manager index came in at a disappointing 51.4 in August, 4.1 points below its July level. While American service industries expanded for a 79th consecutive month, the pace of expansion was the slowest since February 2010, and the monthly drop in the ISM...

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HR News Alert

on Sep 9, 2016 in Announcements: Employer Group, General Parrott Insurance News

HR News Alert: Brought to you by Parrott Insurance & Benefits   New Federal Minimum Wage and Employee Polygraph Workplace Posters Must Be Posted The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently updated its Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) posters. The new versions are now available for download. New Posters Every...

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