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Sledge & Company hires Taylor Triplett

Sledge & Company, Financial Strategies has hired Taylor Triplett as director of planning and investment strategies. Taylor joins the firm after working in the financial services industry as a licensed producer since 2011. Prior to that, he spent time in New Delhi, India, as well as Bangladesh working with the Nobel Prize-winning Grameen Bank.

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Sledge & Company hires Taylor Triplett

Sledge & Company, Financial Strategies has hired Taylor Triplett as director of planning and investment strategies. Taylor joins the firm after working in the financial services industry as a licensed producer since 2011. Prior to that, he spent time in New Delhi, India, as well as Bangladesh working with the Nobel Prize-winning Grameen Bank.

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TREY DELLINGER: Employers, get a handle now on compliance

Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), most employees in the United States must be paid the federal minimum wage or greater for all hours worked and overtime pay at time and one-half their regular rate of pay for all hours worked in excess of forty (40) hours in a workweek. The FLSA provides an exemption from minimum wage and ...

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State’s MAGIC accounting system works, albeit with glitches

Mississippi state government’s $100 million accounting system that launched July 1 made nearly 100,000 employee and vendor payments in July, but came in late on slightly more than two dozen contract worker payments. Human error caused the 26 contract payments to be a few days late, the Department of Finance & Administration said. In the meantime, though, multiple payrolls have ...

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Jenna C. Newmark joins Butler Snow in New York

NEW YORK — Butler Snow is pleased to announce Jenna C. Newmark has joined the firm’s New York office.   Newmark is a member of the firm’s Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Healthcare Group and will focus her practice on defending pharmaceutical companies in products liability suits. Newmark completed her undergraduate education in international relations – political economy and development at Brown University and her ...

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It's showtime for MAGIC as state launches single accounting system

Mississippi state government is counting on big returns from a $100-million accounting system that integrates what previously were a handful of different systems used by state agencies, commissions and boards. Launched Tuesday, the system known as MAGIC, short for Mississippi’s Accountability System for Government Information and Collaboration, required a dozen years of work, including around-the-clock shifts in recent weeks. If ...

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Employment outlook appears good for Mississippi accounting graduates

School’s out and accounting graduates — like all graduates — are looking for employment. What’s the status of the accounting job scene? Three accounting professionals from different backgrounds are optimistic about accounting jobs. Beth Burgess, CEO of the Burgess Group and current president of the Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants, has spent her career in public accounting since age ...

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Experienced Environmental Attorney John A. Brunini Joins Butler Snow

RIDGELAND, Mississippi – Butler Snow is pleased to announce John A. Brunini has joined the firm’s Ridgeland, Miss. office. “Johnny is a respected environmental attorney who is well known across Mississippi, the Southeast and throughout the nation,” said Donald Clark, Jr., chairman of Butler Snow. “His addition will certainly strengthen our environmental team and add value to the services we offer clients.” ...

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Thomas M. Fortner, J. Cal Mayo Jr. and David W. Upchurch inducted to College of Trial Lawyers

The Mississippi Fellows of the American College of Trial Lawyers has inducted Thomas M. Fortner, J. Cal Mayo Jr. and David W. Upchurch into the Fellowship. Lawyers must have a minimum of 15 years trial experience before being considered for Fellowship and membership in the College cannot exceed 1 percent of the total lawyer population of any State or Province. ...

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