DTE Energy: Tips for Avoiding Utility Fraud

Unfortunately, both residential and business customers are occasionally targeted by scam artists. Here are some precautions to help protect your account. DTE Energy strives to help all our customers have dependable, trouble-free service. If you suspect you may be the target of utility fraud, contact us immediately at 800.477.4747. You’ll be protecting yourself and helping…

Coca-Cola to Debut Energy Drink in U.S. Next Year 

The beverage company has scheduled the launch of Coca-Cola Energy for January By NACS Online  //  October 04, 2019 ATLANTA—The Coca-Cola Company will bring its Coca-Cola Energy to American shores in January 2020, the Atlanta Business Journal reports. The drink is already on the shelves in 25 nations across Scandinavia, Europe and Australia. The delay in launching…

FDA Dashboard Will Track Food Safety

New tool evaluates success of government’s safety efforts By NACS Online // October 03, 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C.—This week, the FDA launched a dashboard, which the agency will use to post metrics relating to implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) law, reports Food Safety News. Written by Ned Sharpless, FDA acting commissioner of foods and…

Equal Pay Act Now in Effect in Illinois

Offending employers can be fined for violations By NACS Online // October 01, 2019 SPRINGFIELD, Ill.—Amendments to Illinois’ Equal Pay Act went into effect on Sunday, Sept. 29, leaving employers little time to adjust their hiring practices, reports the National Law Review. Under the amended EPA, employers and employment agencies may not: Screen applicants based on their current…

Labor Department Lifts Overtime Pay Threshold

The final rule extends coverage to 1.3 million more U.S. workers By NACS Online  // September 25, 2019 WASHINGTON—On September 24th, the U.S. Department of Labor issued its final overtime rule, making 1.3 million additional American employees eligible for overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). When the final rule takes effect on…

Gas Station Coffee Becomes a Destination

Leading convenience store brands compete directly with QSRs and coffee shops with coffee service—and they’re winning By NACS Online // September 25, 2019 No longer is getting coffee at a convenience store an afterthought—it has become a destination. Today’s leading brands compete directly with quick-service restaurants and coffee shops. Though the underdog in comparison to…