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On December 14, the FCC voted to repeal net neutrality protections by a 3-2 vote. This move could have dire consequences for everyone who uses the internet, and the staffing industry is no exception. The end of net neutrality allows...
More than 4 million employees are no longer eligible for overtime pay. U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant has ruled in favor of over 55 business groups that challenged an Obama administration rule to raise the minimum exemption salary to...
Oregon became the first state to require predictive scheduling for companies with 500 or more employees in the retail, hospitality, and foodservice industries, according to HR Dive. The bill was signed into law on August 8th and was effective...
By the end of 2017, government contractors and subcontractors will have to comply with regulations safeguarding unclassified Covered Defense Information (CDI) or they will lose their federal contracts. The Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) 252.204-7008 and 252.204-7012 are...
In Ohio, 64% of jobs will require a degree by 2020. To bridge the gap between education and the needs of Ohio companies, Governor John Kasich created the Office of Workforce Transformation. After five years of planning, Kasich has...
The Department of Labor has been given another extension to file its overtime rule brief to the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, this time through June 30. Last fall, the DOL was barred by 21 states from implementing...
California lawmakers introduced a bill to increase the salary for overtime exemption to $47,476. A similar bill was blocked by federal lawmakers last year. The Golden State is now attempting to pass its own bill to increase exemption rates,...
Labor Secretary nominee Alexander Acosta squeaked by on a 12-11 vote in the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee last week. The committee voted along party lines, and the next step is Senate approval with a minimum of 52...
Many industries are waiting to see whether Trump will repeal and replace Obama’s controversial overtime rule or if the new president will do away with the rule completely. The Department of Labor under Obama sought to raise the overtime...

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