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NBLMDA - Tariffs

No dull moments on tariffs

These days, there’s never a dull moment in Washington when it comes to trade policy, specifically tariffs.
NLBMDA - crane rule

Crane rule and material delivery exemption status

NLBMDA is continuing to work with OSHA on addressing the issue and is confident that OSHA will give a good-faith examination of the errors in the letter.
NBLMDA - Tariffs

Legislative outlook for August recess

As Congress is home for August recess, NLBMDA provides a legislative outlook for items that need to be resolved as we approach the end of the fiscal year.
NLBMDA - crane rule

Affordable housing and GSE reform: Can Congress get anything done?

Over the past several years, Congress has tried to enact legislation to reform the federal housing finance system but has not been successful. In...
NLBMDA - Overtime rule

Tariffs, USMCA and lumber: Trade policy heats up

There has been a lot of activity over the past few months on trade and tariff issues with Congress and business groups weighing in...

Department of Labor revisits overtime eligibility

The Department of Labor (DOL) released a proposed update to overtime eligibility. As proposed, the salary level under which full-time salaried “white collar” employees...
NLBMDA - crane rule

New OSHA requirements for crane operators

Last fall, the U.S. Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) announced it was finalizing changes to the certification requirements for crane operators established in...
NLBMDA - Overtime rule

NLBMDA releases 2019 National Policy Agenda

NLBMDA has released its National Policy Agenda for 2019 as Capitol Hill returns to a divided government. Democrats now have the majority in the...
NLBMDA - Overtime rule

2019 ushers in a return to divided government

Following two years in which Republicans controlled both chambers of Congress and the White House, the next two years are expected to be more...
NLBMDA - Overtime rule

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...

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