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Northwestern Mutual tests new office design in Creve Coeur

Northwestern Mutual’s St. Louis Network Office has invested $1 million in new state-of-the-art offices in Creve Coeur. The offices are a new design for the company and will be a test pilot for the other 70-plus Northwestern Mutual network offices located around the nation. The same network office also opened new offices in Columbia about one year ago. In addition to

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The Rich Riverbanks of Eminence

One of Missouri’s greatest treasures is the Ozark National Scenic Riverways, the largest national park and protected river system in the United States. Eminence is home to the Jacks Fork and Current Rivers. The town hosts close to 400,000 visitors a year, making tourism one of the top two economic drivers for the area. Timber is the only other industry

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Missouri is central to the nation’s barge shipping economy

Semi trucks are ubiquitous. Freight trains are common. But for most Missourians, barge sightings are rare. While we may not always see them, barges are an important part of the nation’s inland transportation system. If current trends continue, Missouri can expect more barge traffic in the future. When commodities are loaded on barges in Missouri, they travel the inland waterway

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Is Your Business One of the Best Places to Work in Missouri?

Then share this with your employer, who will be happy to learn you think so! We’re looking for the Best Places to Work in Missouri (learn more and register today!). This employee engagement research project will identify the top work places in Missouri. Best Companies Group (BCG), our workplace research partners, will conduct the surveys and determine who is good enough to

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Dust Off Your Employee Handbook

Nearly every employer needs an employee handbook. It’s the official documentation of workplace policies. It sets expectations and outlines rules employees need to understand. But if you aren’t careful, it can create new problems. One example in the spotlight right now is employee handbook language that violates employee rights under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). In a March 2015

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