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DOL Issues Guidelines for Industry-led Apprenticeships

Filed in Codes and Regulations by on July 30, 2018 0 Comments
DOL Issues Guidelines for Industry-led Apprenticeships

The Department of Labor issued guidelines last week for the creation of industry-led apprenticeship programs. The order is a step toward implementing President Trump’s executive order Expanding Apprenticeships in America that was issued last year.

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Pilot Program Aims to Resolve Minimum Wage and Overtime Violations

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on April 3, 2018 0 Comments
Pilot Program Aims to Resolve Minimum Wage and Overtime Violations

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division today began a nationwide six-month pilot program to resolve potential overtime and minimum wage violations under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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NAHB’s Legal Victory Blocks ‘Persuader’ Rule

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Labor, Safety and Health by on November 16, 2016 1 Comment
NAHB’s Legal Victory Blocks ‘Persuader’ Rule

NAHB scored a major legal victory today when the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas granted the association and other groups a permanent stay on the Department of Labor’s final “persuader” rule.

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Businesses be Ready: Overtime Rule Kicks in Dec. 1

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Labor, Safety and Health by on November 15, 2016 4 Comments
Businesses be Ready: Overtime Rule Kicks in Dec. 1

Small home building firms and other businesses need to be prepared as the Department of Labor’s final rule to double the overtime salary limit from $23,660 to $47,476 will take effect on Dec. 1.

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NAHB, Business Groups Sue to Block Overtime Rule

Filed in Capitol Hill, Labor, Safety and Health, Legal by on September 21, 2016 13 Comments
NAHB, Business Groups Sue to Block Overtime Rule

NAHB and a coalition of more than 55 Texas and national business groups have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Labor seeking to halt its federal overtime rule set to take effect Dec. 1. The rule will double the current overtime salary limit of $23,660 to $47,476. It also allows the minimum salary requirements to be raised every three years.

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Overtime Bill Would Help Businesses and Workers

Overtime Bill Would Help Businesses and Workers

NAHB today commended Rep. Kurt Schrader (D-Ore.) for introducing legislation that helps small businesses and their workers by mitigating the effects of the U.S. Department of Labor’s unprecedented doubling of the overtime threshold.

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How to Comply and Mitigate the Effects of the Overtime Rule

How to Comply and Mitigate the Effects of the Overtime Rule

Despite strong opposition by NAHB and other leaders in the nation’s small business community, the Department of Labor (DOL) last month issued its final overtime rule, which will more than double the current overtime salary limit of $23,660 to $47,476. NAHB has prepared an FAQ to help your business comply with the rule.

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Revised Department of Labor Overtime Proposal ‘Unacceptable’

Revised Department of Labor Overtime Proposal ‘Unacceptable’

The U.S. Labor Department is considering a reduction on the cap on its proposed overtime salary threshold rate hike from $50,440 to $47,000. This minimal reduction would still amount to a 99% increase from the current overtime salary limit of $23,660.

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116,000 Construction Supervisors Eligible for Overtime this Summer

Filed in Capitol Hill, Labor, Safety and Health by on April 13, 2016 3 Comments
116,000 Construction Supervisors Eligible for Overtime this Summer

Please contact your member of Congress today regarding the U.S. Department of Labor’s recent overtime proposal. Time is of the essence to halt a plan that could do our industry great harm.

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New Persuader Rule Reporting to Begin Late April

New Persuader Rule Reporting to Begin Late April

In a move that could have a significant impact on NAHB and home builders associations across the nation who provide labor relations services, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) today published its final “persuader” rule in the Federal Register.

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