Posts Tagged ‘ Federal Register ’

Federal Government to Issue Additional 35,000 H-2B Visas

May 19th, 2022

The National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) reports that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Labor (DOL) announced this week that an additional 35,000 H-2B temporary nonagricultural worker visas will be available during the second half of fiscal year 2022. These visas are for U.S. employers seeking to employ additional workers on […]

Final Rule to Provide Clarification for Employee Versus Independent Contractor

Jan 7th, 2021

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a final rule Wednesday, clarifying the standard for what constitutes an employee versus an independent contractor under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia said the rule brings “long-needed clarity for American workers and employers,” by helping employers to identify which employees are […]

AGC Sues Over Loan Necessity Questionnaire

Dec 10th, 2020

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) submitted a legal complaint this week against the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Filed with the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, officials for AGC allege that the means by which SBA developed and deployed a […]

Department of Commerce Weighs in Again On Millwork Products from China

Jul 15th, 2020

In mid-June, The Federal Register published a preliminary determination regarding wood moulding and millwork products from the People’s Republic of China, where the Department of Commerce determined that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters. The investigation took place from January 1, 2019, through December 31, 2019, and covered wood moulding and millwork […]

New Standard Revisions Part of OSHA’s Plan for Improvement

Jul 15th, 2019

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has updated several regulations effective July 15. The goal is to simplify employers’ jobs by clarifying and adjusting standards that may be confusing, outdated or unnecessary. The fourth final rule under OSHA’s Standards Improvement Project revises 14 provisions to regulations that are intended to alleviate paperwork, reduce processing […]

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