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Bank, credit union branches decline in Idaho (access required)

The bank branching environment has realigned significantly since the recession, with large banks cutting more while gaining asset share nationally. Meanwhile, Idaho has seen a decline in the total number of bank and credit union branches. During the past decade, ...

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Most small businesses barely saving money, study shows (access required)

As Federal Reserve officials gather to issue their monthly assessment of the world’s largest economy, a new study lays bare the extent to which many small firms are pressed for cash. “Most small businesses are operating on very small margins,” ...

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Industry had plenty of work to keep it busy in 2Q (access required)

Busy times for the auto industry propelled an oft-cited measure of how much work construction companies have under contract to its highest level on record last quarter. The Associated Builders & Contractors, a group that mostly represents nonunion companies, reported ...

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Architecture billings were down in July (access required)

Demand for architecture services in the U.S. dipped slightly from June to July, but it was still in positive territory for the sixth consecutive month, according to the American Institute of Architects. AIA’s Architecture Billings Index for July was 51.5, ...

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Number of commercial realtors jumps nationally (access required)

The median annual income and number of sales transactions of National Association of Realtors commercial members decreased slightly as the number of new members significantly increased in 2015, according to the 2016 NAR Commercial Member Profile. The number of commercial ...

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Provisions of OSHA electronic reporting rule pushed back (access required)

Officials at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration say they plan to push back the enforcement date of certain parts of a new rule requiring employers to electronically submit records of workplace injuries and illnesses. The agency said July 13 it would ...

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Survey identifies the time-wasters at work (access required)

When Express Employment Professionals asked “What is the biggest waste of your time on a daily basis?” interruptions by employees and co-workers were the top response. In a survey of 2,000 businesses, 21 percent identified constant interruptions by employees/co-workers as ...

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OSHA to increase penalties Aug. 1

Contractors and other businesses have a month to brace themselves for a federal rule that will jack OSHA penalty amounts up by 78 percent. The change has long been expected but was only made official with the U.S. Department of ...

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NAR report finds influx of younger Realtors

The age and experience levels of Realtors is decreasing, resulting in a drop in median incomes industry wide. Those are part of the findings of the 2016 National Association of Realtors member profile, which discovered that association members’ median age ...

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Commercial real estate study: Gender gap persists in top posts (access required)

More women than ever before are working in senior vice president, managing director and partner roles in commercial real estate. But a significant income gap persists across the industry, particularly in C-Suite —senior executive level — positions, according to the ...

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