Another Company Gets Dinged By the Fair Labor Standards Act

2018-08-22T18:57:27+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Employment Law, Staffing and Payroll, Uncategorized|

A news release from the The Department of Labor highlights the findings of an investigation into violations of overtime and record keeping provisions of the Fair Labor Stands Act (FLSA) against Planet Direct Mail. Planet Direct Mail was forced to pay $355,672 in back wages and damages to 73 employees plus extensive penalties. The Department

2018 Go For The Greens Conference a Success

2018-03-13T14:37:32+00:00March 13th, 2018|Community & Volunteering, Press Releases, Uncategorized|

Go For The Greens Rises Above Hurricane Irma Challenges The IPM and IPMAS executive team recently returned from a successful Go For the Greens Conference, one that almost didn't happen. The original conference, which was to be the 10th anniversary conference, was schedule to take place in Orlando during the aftermath of Hurricane

IPM Team Provides Assistance During Harvey

2017-10-04T16:28:56+00:00September 26th, 2017|Community & Volunteering, News, Uncategorized|

As the month anniversary of Harvey’s devastation on the southeast Texas coast and the Houston area in particular approaches, we reflected in a team meeting today how proud we are to live and work in the greater Houston community. During the height of the crisis our business’ emergency response plans were proven again to

Do Non-Compete Clauses Hurt Growth?

2017-09-18T20:12:00+00:00September 18th, 2017|Business Improvement, Employment Law, Staffing and Payroll, Uncategorized|

IPM’s View of Non-Compete Clauses in the Workplace Today. A recent New York Times article stated that non-compete agreements are becoming much more widespread in today’s employment arena. The logic, especially true in our IT environment, is that “data” and “knowledge” have become increasingly important to protect in the competitive marketplace. However, IPM has always

IPM Continues Supports of “Go for the Greens”

2017-10-30T17:52:33+00:00September 11th, 2016|Press Releases, Uncategorized|

IPM is proud to continue their support as a sponsor of “Go for the Greens,” an annual business development conference for women entrepreneurs held in September in Florida. This engaging conference, held since 2008, offers business matchmaking for conference attendees with top corporations, government agencies and nonprofits. In addition to educational programing and social networking

IPM Contributes to Disaster Relief Effort

2017-10-30T17:53:09+00:00August 26th, 2016|Press Releases, Uncategorized|

IPM’s home office is located in Houston, Texas, no stranger to its share of inclement weather. We have employees in our neighboring state of Louisiana suffering from the devastating flooding in recent days. IPM has contributed to the disaster relief effort sending much needed items to all the flood victims in that state. With this

6 Questions for IPM CEO Sheila McIlnay

2017-08-04T06:16:09+00:00June 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Q: Where do you see the industry heading in the next 5-10 years? Sheila McIlnay:  With the economy becoming more fluid (read-unpredictable) both nationally and globally  and with the introduction of more management  technology,  I believe that workforces will shift from  expertise and high level skill sets being held mainly by traditional employees  to more