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Employers, HR directors and payroll managers have a lot on their plate when it comes to compliance. It’s tought to stay up on all of the changes and details of a myriad of local, state and federal employment compliance topics. While Wage and Hour investigations might not be as familiar to some as OSHA or IRS audits, their notoriety is increasing due to an expansion in enforcement and back wage penalties.  The vast majority of investigations done by the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor are centered on compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) which regulates overtime, minimum wage, child labor and record-keeping. By Kalen Fraser

St. Louis-based Washington University’s Olin Business School – ranked No. 2 worldwide by The Wall Street Journal – made its Executive MBA program available in Colorado last September, and in mid-fall the school will offer a “Design Thinking & Innovation” seminar to “drive breakthrough innovation through customer focus.” The one-day user-experience course is designed for “entrepreneurs, corporate executives, engineers, scientists … anyone with an interest in how to develop creativity and become more innovative,” said Chun, who is spearheading the program with Bruce Lindsey, dean of the graduate school of architecture and urban design. By Leah Samuelson

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With transportation systems growing more efficient and intrusive technologies leaving many feeling hyper-exposed and alienated by their government, conditions are now ripe for a massive wave of governmental disruption where wealthy individuals choose to “vote with their feet” and abandon their home country. Here’s why a massive shift is about to occur that will force countries to compete for their own citizens. By Tom Frey

CBCA is accepting applications for Leadership Arts 2014-2015, the region's only leadership program focused on arts & culture. Applications are due Aug. 15.

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