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Elections matter. Encourage your employees to vote

Midterm elections always have lower turnout than in presidential years. Not since 1998 has a midterm election had voter turnout above 50% of all...

Skills gap highlights the need for workforce development

For the first time since the federal government began tracking the data in 2000, in March and April 2018, the number of job openings...

U.S. trade policy increasingly relevant for dealers

As a candidate, President Donald Trump made trade policy a major part of his campaign and vowed to make trade agreements that were more...

Changing joint employer standard creates confusion for businesses

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) standard regarding what constitutes a joint employment relationship between two organizations has changed several times in recent months,...

NLBMDA holds annual Spring Meeting and Legislative Conference

NLBMDA held its annual Spring Meeting and Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C., from March 19 to March 21. NLBMDA members attended association committee meetings,...

White House infrastructure proposal faces uncertain path

The White House released an infrastructure proposal in February that would leverage $200 billion in federal funds to spur $1.5 trillion in investments for...

Federal tax code changes raise questions for businesses

President Donald Trump signed the Tax Cut and Jobs Act into law on December 22, delivering on a campaign promise and making major changes...

NLBMDA unveils national policy agenda ahead of legislative conference

NLBMDA has finalized its National Policy Agenda for 2018 as the Trump Administration begins its second year and following passage of tax reform at...

Canada begins appealing duties in softwood lumber dispute

Tensions continue to escalate in the softwood lumber dispute between the United States and Canada following actions taken by the two countries in November...

Reset begins for overtime pay eligibility

On Aug. 31, a federal district court permanently invalidated changes made to the Overtime Rule under President Obama. This follows a Nov. 22, 2016,...

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