LANSING – Students across Michigan are competing for larger college and training scholarships this year from Michigan Retailers Association (MRA). The application period for the annual competition runs from January 1 through April 1.
LANSING – Michigan retailers are optimistic about the home stretch of holiday shopping and the first two months of the new year, according to the Michigan Retail Index, a joint project of Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
People often think only about legislation when they hear the term “government affairs,” but MRA also works with various state departments and agencies to get answers for members.
Have an issue with a liquor license or a food safety inspection?
Tame lame-duck session ends
The 98th Michigan Legislature wrapped up its lame-duck session at a reasonable time yesterday evening, just after 7:00 p.m., after finally pinning down an elusive energy deal.
In these times, employers’ risks and exposures are constantly expanding.
That’s why, as Michigan’s preferred workers’ compensation insurance carrier, Retailers Insurance Company is always looking for ways to extend coverages and reward policyholders for being proactive in protecting their employees.
John Mayleben CPP, is MRA senior vice president technology and new product development and a national expert on electronic payment processing. He is the first person in Michigan and among the first in the nation to receive the Certified Payments Professional designation from the national Electronic Transactions Association.
IMPORTANT UPDATE 11/23/16
Judge blocks start of new overtime rules
A federal judge in Texas issued a preliminary injunction Tuesday against enforcement of new and costly overtime regulations that were scheduled to take effect December 1.