TAG: federal overtime rule

Put these 2 issues on your radar

November 5, 2019By

Two issues that should be on your radar screen are the H-2B fly-in in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 13 and the new federal overtime rules that will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2020. H-2B Fly-In Nov. 13 Last federal fiscal year, 30,000 additional H-2B visas were made available under language in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) FY2019 appropriation... read more

Government Affairs: Update on Federal actions affecting landscape contractors

July 5, 2017By

  With all the talk in Washington about health care bills and the Russia investigation, it’s easy to lose sight of more mundane but nonetheless important issues directly affecting the landscape contracting industry. Here is an update on what is happening with two important issues. Federal Overtime Rule The new federal overtime rule, that would have doubled the mandatory salary... read more

Government Affairs: The federal overtime rule is not dead yet

April 4, 2017By

  Like that macabre but disturbingly funny scene in “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” the federal overtime rule is “not dead yet.” The new federal overtime rule, that would have doubled the mandatory salary at which employees must be paid overtime, was grievously wounded when a Texas Federal judge issued a temporary injunction halting implementation of the rule nine... read more